Photography Courses Cardiff
St Fagans, National Museum of Wales
For Photography courses Cardiff or in South Wales, St Fagans is hard to beat. It’s the most popular tourist attraction in the Principality.
There are formal gardens and working living history exhibits - there is plenty to photograph at St Fagans. The museum stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle and gardens, a late 16th-century manor house donated to the people of Wales.
For photography courses Cardiff has great subjects, but here at St Fagans it’s been collected for you. St Fagans explores all aspects of how Welsh people have lived, worked and spent their leisure time. You can be inspired by its celebration of Welsh traditions and lifestyles. The Museum is one of the UK’s top ten free attractions as voted by users of TripAdvisor. It’s even been used in Dr Who!
We meet at the reception desk at 10:30 and finish there at about 5pm.
There are over forty buildings which represent the architecture of Wales, including a village schoolhouse, a nonconformist chapel, a Toll road tollbooth, a pigsty, a cockpit and a tannery.
The museum holds displays of traditional crafts with a working blacksmith’s forge, a weaver, a pottery, a miller and clog maker. It also includes two working water mills: one flour mill and one wool mill. There’s a small working farm with local Welsh native breeds of livestock. The medieval parish church of Saint Teilo from at Llandeilo Tal-y-bont in West Glamorgan, is the Museum’s most recent addition. There is a row of workmen’s cottages, showing furnishings from 1800–1985, from Rhyd-y-car near Merthyr Tydfil, as well as the perfect Oakdale Workmen’s Institute . A post-war prefabricated bungalow has even been erected on the grounds. All these varied subjects make St Fagans is a great venue for photography courses Cardiff!