IT is possible to travel back in time to the medieval period in Wales this Bank Holiday.

At Criccieth Castle you can get a bird’s eye view of history and the ancient skill of hawking.

Visitors can quiz the experts, watch flying displays and even take a selfie with a Bird of Prey as Albion Historical Falconry and their birds descend on the historic site.

Flying displays will also take place at 12.30pm and 2.30pm. Events are running at Criccieth Castle on Sunday, May 5, from 11am - 4pm.

At Harlech Castle you can come face to face with sword wielding knights. Re-enactment group the Freemen of Gwent will transport Harlech Castle back to an intense time of battle and siege this May Bank Holiday.

The family-friendly event promises jaw-dropping combat displays, craft sessions and living history performances.

The Harlech Castle events run for three days from Saturday, May 4 until Monday, May 6, from 11am – 4.30pm.

At Denbigh Castle visitors can help defend the castle from attack. Medieval re-enactment group The Prince’s Retinue will treat you to a host of warfare and living history displays over the holiday weekend. Have-a-go archery will also be on offer throughout the day for any trainee warriors who want to try their hand in battle.

Events are at Denbigh Castle, from 10am - 4pm, on Saturday May 4 and Sunday, May 5.