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All reviews iron age face painting guided tour living history cafe staff an interesting place to visit well worth a visit mobility scooter hill fort pleasant walk step back in time bread making learning how treasure hunt explained everything steep walk per child
The weather was kind as we ventured to the Iron Age fort with my father (83) and our boys (7 & 5). Keeping such a wide age range interested is no small challenge, but Castell Henllys pulled it off!
Some of the attractions were Halloween...More
Visited for Halloween. The treasure ‘frog’ hunt was great fun. The walk up to the round houses was fun and lots for the children to see and ask about. The day was educational and my 4 year old loved making a broomstick and watching bread...More
Drove through wonderful rolling countryside to get here from the A487. Car parking is fairly limited and was chocka-block on Bank Holiday Monday so a bit of a wait for cars to leave before we could park.
A gentle slope takes you to the joint...More
A friend bought me tickets to the above event as a birthday treat. I adore Castell Henllys, it’s my favourite place to go for a shot of iron age history. As a Welsh person attending this evening in the cheiftan’s hut I was sorely dissapointed....More
I have visited castell henlys many times since I was a child and have always found it interesting. The area in general is very beautiful with streams and woodland. The visitors centre is nice if not a bit small. At the moment they are rebuilding...More
We happened upon a leaflet for this and decided to give it a go. It is a bit of a climb to the site itself but it was worth it. The staff have done a great job to bring history to life. We were lucky...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our day here, exploring all the different areas, finding the animals and my daughter had her face painted in war paint while we were here too, we enjoyed discovering everything and seeing how our ancestors would have lived, my partner enjoyed dressing...More
Here now and the staff are dressed as pirates to tell a local sea story. Nothing to do with the Iron Age. Normal activities not being run. Worst day for a visit.More
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Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018
We have events and activities all the year round - please keep checking our website for what's on.
I am sorry you were disappointed with your experience on the day - hopefully you will come and visit us again and experience the iron age and...More