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Address: Castell Henllys Signposted from A487 between Newport & Cardigan, Crymych SA41 3UT, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1239 891319
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Reconstructed Iron-Age structures and sites. Many prehistoric promontory...

Reconstructed Iron-Age structures and sites. Many prehistoric promontory forts in the National Park dating to around 600BC.

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fantastic day out for everyone

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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
audi506
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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. having a real fire within the buildings where you can sit and take everything in... More 

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Thank audi506
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

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 of events and activities throughout the year. More 

Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 this for all ages.

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Thank Elizabeth M
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

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 soon. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 it's great for school groups and to be able to participate. Great to have imagined... More 

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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 kids.

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Thank Luis C
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

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. More 

Roving Brit
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the day after a Bank Holiday - very quiet which suited us. Absolutely fascinating site where we learnt a great deal about the likely lives and times of our Iron Age ancestors. The staff were really helpful and after we had finished, we enjoyed tea and cake in the cafe which was excellent. Lots of things for families... More 

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Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit - please keep checking our website as we have events and activities throughout the year. More 

Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been twice - with 17year interval - and excellent both times. Its been sensitively and intelligently modernised since I was last there but the basic experience remains unchanged ie getting as close possible to what it was like without trivialisation and too much signage We went to a great evening talk as well about Wales' Myths and Legends -... More 

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Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

I am glad you still enjoy visiting and are pleased that you found our improvements to the site a positive experience. Health & safety and customer comfort is one of the reasons that we hold evening talks in the centre and not in a round house, but glad you enjoyed the event. Hopefully we will see you again soon ! More 

St. Dogmaels, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I had recently had a replacement knee so didn't go as far as the huts. We had refreshments in the cafe and then I had planned to sit in the car and read but the cafe staff insisted I sat at a table (which I did and had another coffee and cake) whilst waiting for the family to return. The... More 

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Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

I am really glad you enjoyed your visit - I remember discussing access to the 'huts' with you and offering transport up if you wished - however I think the cakes won this time................ Hopefully see you again soon. More 

Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a sunny day. It is a fascinating look into how our ancestors lived. The huts are brilliant and staff dressed in character added to the atmosphere. There were events for children as well as guided tours. We finished with tea and a sandwich in the cafe which us situated in a delightful spot by the river.... More 

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Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit and took time to enjoy our facilities and events and activities.............. Lokk forward to seeing you again soon - keep checking our website to see what's on ! More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Castell Henllys was the best part of our holiday in Cardigan. The kids joined the legends quest, with the fantastic staff leading them on a great adventure up to the fort. At the end, there was face painting, bread making, slingshot s and stories keeping all the children entertained. All this and dog friendly too! Can't recommend... More 

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Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit - keep checking our website for events and activities - hopefully we will see you again soon ! More 

South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

great from the start, lovely staff, great valve for money, toilets clean. Lovely walk past a fast flowing stream(great sound water over rocks with birds song too) The iron age round houses first class also the ladies dressed in iron age clothing, there knowledge very impressive too, learnt plenty too. Great to see school children getting painted & dirty, living... More 

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Thank xxxjimmyxxx2017
Jenn J, Manager at Castell Henllys, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit - umm I will have to try one of those brownies haven't had one yet. Hopefully see you again soon - don't forget to check our website for events and activities......... More 

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