Raglan Castle

Raglan Castle is one of the best examples of a late medieval fortifications in the United Kingdom.  Located just outside the village of Raglan in Monmouthshire in South East Wales, the castle is believed to date back to 1432.  Building was started by Sir Williams ap Thomas, a Welsh nobleman, politician, knight, and courtier and… Read More

Wales Millennium Centre

The Wales Millennium Centre is an important arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay area of Wales’ capital city. Phase one of the building opened in November 2004 followed by phase two in January 2009. It dominates Cardiff Bay with the distinctive metal fascia displaying the words ‘In These Stones Horizons Sing’ in both English… Read More

Dyffryn Gardens Spring 2017

The late Spring colours of Dyffryn Gardens including some photographs taken inside the main house as restoration continues. Related galleries:  Buildings.  To discuss any photography assignment, please contact Paul on paul@paulfearsphoto.co.uk

Dyffryn Gardens Sunset January 2020

The Winter sun was setting as Jackie and I wandered around the wonderful Dyffryn Gardens.  With the back of the historical house was bathed in golden light, we headed to the newly renovated fountain and pond.  By kneeling on the damp ground, we could see the reflection of the house in the still waters.  This… Read More

Chepstow Castle

The origins of Chepstow Castle date back to 1067 when Earl William fitz Osbern, a close friend of William the Conquerer, started building one of the first Norman strongholds in Wales.  The castle is perched on the limestone cliffs along the River Wye and regularly features in television series (such as the BBC’s Doctor Who)… Read More

Dyffryn Gardens Autumn 19

The beauty of Dyffryn Gardens in the Autumn sunshine as the wonderful gardens transform into a Winter slumber.  Stunning Autumn colours.  This set of photographs were all taken using my 8-15mm Canon fish-eye lens. Related galleries:  Buildings.  To discuss any photography assignment, please contact Paul on paul@paulfearsphoto.co.uk

Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle is one of the most spectacular moat-bound castles in the world.  The castle is the third largest in Europe and the second in the United Kingdom behind Windsor Castle.  Building began in 1268 under the orders of Gilbert de Clare, although it took many decades to become the powerful building seen today.  It… Read More

St Fagans National Museum of History

I have been visiting the St Fagans National Museum of History since I was in junior school, over 40 years ago. Founded in 1948, the open-air museum chronicles the historical lifestyle, culture, and architecture of Wales. St Fagans is one of several historical attractions operated by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum of Wales. In 2019,… Read More