Iron Age Fort

Beautiful Pembrokeshire in South East Wales. A long time ago archeologists discovered traces of an Iron Age hill fort, and then someone came up with an excellent idea to experiment. On the original foundations reconstructed were 4 roundhouses and a granary. Castell Henllys is a Welsh return to the past.

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Obviously, the houses have been reconstructed inside, as well:

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Some tools are exposed outside:

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The buildings are on top of the hill:

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The livestock here is a nice surprise. The animals are quite contemporary 🙂 and are kept in pens at the bottom of the hill, where probably animals were kept during the existence of the fort (over 2,000 years ago!).

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Castell Henllys is used also as a training site for young archeologists in the summer:

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Castell Henllys is an open-air museum, where you can breathe in prehistory…

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  1. Williamnaw | 19/05/2016 at 17:30 | Reply

    I really enjoy the article.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged. Norby

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