Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort

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Castell Henllys is a prehistoric promontory forts dating to around 600BC, the site of excavations for twenty years and home to several re-constructed thatched Iron Age buildings.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences, Prehistoric site, Archaeological site

Opening hours

25th March - 3rd November
Mon - Sun: 10.00 - 17.00
last tickets: 16.30

Admission charges

Adult: £2.80
Child/OAP: £1.90
Student/unemployed: £1.90 (on production of proof)
Family ticket: £7.50

An Iron Age village re-construction.

Collection details

Archaeology, Social History

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Tree spirits at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village

  • 14 July 2015 11am-12:30pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 22 July 2015 11am-12:30pm, 2-3:30pm

The Celts believed that a spirit lived inside every tree in the woods. Can you help them show their faces? Clay modelling with natural materials for young and old.


£1 plus admission.


Totally tribal at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village

  • 15 July 2015 11am-4pm
  • 21 — 23 July 2015

From the daily grind to fighting skills, learn how you can become a true Celt. Travel back 2,000 years and join the tribe. Enjoy the activities on offer and listen to stories around the fire.


£1 plus admission.


Druid School at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village

  • 16 July 2015 11am-12:30pm, 2-3:30pm
  • 20 July 2015 11am-12:30pm, 2-3:30pm

Druid knew all about the magic and usefulness of plants but first they had to study for 20 years! Join our Druid School and make a Druids crown and staff. For ages seven and over.


£1 plus admission.


Pembrokeshire branch Young Archaeologists' Club taster session

  • 18 July 2015 11am-4pm

Come along to our taster session and find out all our Club and the things we do and have done over the last year. Try some hands on activities and see if you would like to join us. We have trips out and do lots of fun things, meetings are once a month and we have been running for a whole year!


Weaving and dyeing workshop at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village

  • 19 July 2015 11am-3pm

Before the Celts wove the yarn into cloth it had to be dyed using natural materials. Learn about the techniques they used to dye their yarn and how they wove it on their looms.


Castell Henllys Iron Age village costumed guided tour

  • 26 July 2015 11:30am-12:30pm, 2-3pm

Join one of the Castell Henllys inhabitants on a walk around her village. Listen as she tells you about daily life in the Iron Age and how her people survived over 2,000 years ago.


Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort
Nr Crymych
SA41 3UT



(01239) 891319


(01239) 891319

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