Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort

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Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort
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Address: Castell Henllys Iron Age Hill Fort
Meline
Crymych
South Wales
Postcode: SA41 3UT
Kids Activity: Indoors and Outdoors
Telephone: 01239 891319
Website: Click Here

Attraction Information:
Step back in time at Castell Henllys, a unique Iron Age hill fort recreated with fantastic replica Iron Age roundhouses, built right on top of the excavated remains of an existing hill fort, dating back 2,400 years.


A Scheduled Ancient Monument, Castell Henllys is one of many prehistoric promontory forts in the National Park dating to around 600BC, but the only one where you can actually go inside a roundhouse and grind flour and make bread just like the Celts used to!


Opening dates and times for 2011

Summer Season

Open seven days a week 1 April – 31 October

10.00am to 5.00pm (last ticket is sold at 4.30pm)

Entry prices: Adults £4.75 Concessions £3.50 Family ticket £12.75

Young Archaeologist Club members go free when accompanied by a paying adult

Winter Season

Open seven days a week 1 November – 31 March

11.00am to 3.00pm (last ticket is sold at 2.30pm)

Entry prices:  £3 per person / £9 family ticket

During the winter groups are asked to book in advance.

The site will be closed from the 20th to 31st December. Castell Henllys is open all year round for groups booked in advance, except for the Christmas and New Year holiday period (please contact us for details).