Thatched Huts at Castell Henllys

Castell Henllys


A unique Iron Age hill fort recreated with replica Iron Age roundhouses.  Travel back in time over 2000 years to experience life in the Iron Age.  Here you can walk in the footsteps of the Demetae tribe.

Grind flour and make bread like the Celts used to!

Visit the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park website

Details on The Megalithic Portal

What makes it special

  • Travel back in time 2000 years to the Iron Age
  • Grind and make bread like the Celts

Opening Times

Spring/Summer - Monday 1st April to Sunday 3rd November 2019
​Daily - 10:00 to 17:00 (last admission at 16:15)


Adult - £6.00
Child - £4.00
Concession - £5.00 (65+ and students with a valid student card)
Family - £16.00 (2 adults and 2 children)

Hostels nearby

YHA Poppit Sands Entrance

YHA Poppit Sands

En suite rooms available
Cycle store
Self-catering kitchen (currently closed)

Castell Henllys

Crymych, Pembrokeshire, SA41 3UR

Map references

OS Map: 145

OS Grid Ref: SN118390

Lat/Lng: 52.017541, -4.743562

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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