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Castell Henllys

Castell Henllys Signposted from A487 between Newport & Cardigan, Crymych SA41 3UT, Wales
+44 1239 891319
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Interesting beyond belief

There is so much to see and enjoy with a visit to this reconstructed Iron Age settlement. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ceciliamorrison
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
via mobile
A visit to the past

This is a modern reconstruction of an Iron Age fort, staffed by passionate professionals and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
judith_cutler
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Reconstructed Iron-Age structures and sites. Many prehistoric promontory forts in the National Park dating to around 600BC.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“iron age” (55 reviews)
“face painting” (14 reviews)
“herb garden” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castell Henllys Signposted from A487 between Newport & Cardigan, Crymych SA41 3UT, Wales
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+44 1239 891319
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is so much to see and enjoy with a visit to this reconstructed Iron Age settlement. The houses are constructed on old original sites. The houses are large and there examples of many skills which were needed in the Iron Age for the survival...More

Thank ceciliamorrison
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Keep checking our website for events and activities all the year round. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a modern reconstruction of an Iron Age fort, staffed by passionate professionals and amateurs determined to pass on their knowledge and love of what they're doing. You can see archaeologists at work, happy to talk about what they're doing; weavers and dyers are...More

Thank judith_cutler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently my mother came down to visit me for a long weekend, having lived in Aberystwyth for a while now I wanted to take her somewhere new as we had been to most places around us. I found a leaflet in our local tourist information...More

Thank LS3027
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit - please keep checking our website for events and activities that we hold on a regular basis that you might wish to schedule a return visit around ! See you again soon hopefully.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see and some great little walks along the way. I was particularly enamoured with the pigs but all the little sites were great. Definitely worth a visit. Great value for money.

Thank Keeksdeeks
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit - we are very fond of our pigs - we will soon have our own bees. Keep checking our website for events and activities all the year round. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our eldest (9) absolutely loved it here. Our youngest (6) got a bit bored but we managed to keep him spotting stuff using the self guide we were given. They both loved learning how to sling shot! Top marks to the guide who showed them...More

Thank Emma J Dunn
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit - keep checking our website for events and activities all the year round. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Castell Henllys a few times and have always found the staff to be informative and friendly. It is a beautiful site, fantastic views and interesting buildings and visitors centre. We decided to book my daughter's 6th birthday party here as we...More

Thank smudge115
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your event with us............ I will pass on your compliments to our fairy ! Please keep checking our website for events and activities and dont hesitate to contact us again if you feel we can help in terms of arranging other...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

We visited on a quiet day when there was no school trips and i must say it was one of the best visits and the tours were very informative and really gave you a incite as to what it was like living in that age....More

Thank audi506
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit we strive to make the experience as authentic as possible - we are proud of our talented staff ! Hope to see you again soon - and please keep an eye on our website as we have a great calendar...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Googled and found out about this interesting place to visit as we were in the area and am so glad we did it was brilliant and all the more so because of the guide that recreated the history of it all. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit, we are very proud of our staff and their talents in recreating history for the public to enjoy. Keep an eye on our website as we have a great calendar of events and activities hopefully we will see you again...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We came across it by chance and to be honest we wasn't expecting much but delightfully we were completely wrong. Very educational and informative. The guide was really knowledgeable, probably helped we was the only 2 at the time so had undivided attention. I imagine...More

Thank scubaduba62
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit - please keep checking our website for events and activities. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Could´nt imagine hou spectacular this place could be. A real flash Bach in History. It is visible all the effort of staff recreating very old times, back to celtic times. It´s the kind of place I will recommend to all friends, especially if they have...More

Thank Luis C
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit - hopefully we will see you again soon. Keep checking our website for events and activities, there is something going on all the year round.

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Coralie R
Are dogs permitted onsite, please?
18 August 2016|
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Response from Samibear65 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Coralie, yes dogs are allowed. It's a great place to visit with all the family. Hope you get to go and enjoy the site. 😀
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