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Visitor Notice

This monument is open and free to visit with no pre-booking required.

Check our opening times and facilities below; please act responsibly and be respectful of the local area during your visit.

Please adhere to Welsh Government social distancing guidelines and coronavirus restrictions at all times and do not attempt to access enclosed spaces.

Please note: this monument is on private property and is only accessible by foot with no vehicular access. It is possible to park a short distance from the site (roughly 350m/0.2 miles).

Overview

Neolithic tomb with links to Arthurian myth

This small chambered tomb from the New Stone Age is one of the best-preserved of a number of burial sites clustered along the slopes of the Nevern Valley. A large wedge-shaped capstone balances on two of its four original stone uprights. Excavations of the site have uncovered artefacts including Neolithic pottery, stone tools and cremated human bones.

The ‘coetan’ part of its name is a reference to the game of quoits, often associated with monument of this type. According to legend, King Arthur himself played the game with the stone of this tomb.


Opening times

Daily 10am–4pm

Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January


Prices

Category Price
Admission
Free

Facilities

Car park icon Dogs welcome icon No drones icon No smoking icon

It is not possible to drive to the monument and access is by foot only. Limited parking is available a short distance from the monument - roughly 0.2 miles.


Directions

Road
Near Newport, off A487, 6m (9.7km) E of Fishguard.
Rail
Fishguard Harbour 7m (11.3km).

Postcode SA42 0LT