As the Neanderthal hunters pursued their prey across the grassy plains of Wales, the emergence of the place we now call Caerphilly county borough was over 250,000 years away. In the millennia between the expeditions of those hunter-gatherers and the dawn of today, the remarkable history of Caerphilly county borough would unfold. This is a taste of those years.
Follow the Timeline, which takes you back before Roman times to the days of the cairn builders and goes on to trace the history of the Caerphilly Borough through wars and the Industrial Revolution – bringing you right up to the present day.
Take a scroll through history and discover the key events and dates from our past.
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