The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust Ltd.

Archaeology in Wales

  • 68 The Archwilio app shortlisted for ´Best Archaeological Innovation´ at the British Archaeology Awards 2014.
  • 67 The Access 2 Archaeology project is back.
    If you've interested in learning about how our Historic Environment Record works, this project is for you!

  • 66 Want to know what GGAT are planning for the Festival of Archaeology 2014? Now's your chance to find out!
    Our forthcoming events list can be downloaded now.

  • 64 The ironworks of Merthyr Tydfil have often been described as the ´Engine of Empire´.

    Visit our new site, watch the 3D animation, view the reconstruction drawings, and learn all about this important site and the work that we have carried out there

  • 63 Learn all about the exciting finds and features discovered after the recent storms.
    Visit the Arfordir Facebook page to keep up to date.

  • 2 Introducing the new Archwilio app. Exploration of Wales' archaeological treasures is set to be transformed


    Visit the Archwilio website

What's new

GGAT and iDEA have won the Peter Neaverson Award for Digital Initiative and Innovation for the Ynysfach Ironworks animation and website. Many congratulations to all involved and well done! View the animation here >>

GGAT'S Events for Festival of Archaeology. FA Events 2014 >>

Welcome to the website of the Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust and the opportunity to find out more about the archaeology of southeast Wales

We currently hold about 25,000 records of archaeological and historical interest and make this information available to all those who have an involvement in the past whether as researchers, developers, school children or farmers. As our aim is to advance the education of the public in archaeology, we hope you will find something of interest in these pages. Learn more about GGAT

Learn all about some of the many projects that the Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust has carried out in 2013. These projects hopefully show how rich our shared heritage of Southeast Wales is and how there are still surprising discoveries to be made. Discover more