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Visitor Notice

Due to concerns over the further spread of Coronavirus and the well-being of our visitors, Castell Bryn Gwyn will remain closed until further notice.

Overview

Prehistoric site with an extensive history

Though all that remains of this Neolithic (New Stone Age) settlement is a single bank, excavations have revealed a site with a particularly long history. Its origins stretch back to a circular enclosure featuring a bank and external ditch built in the late Neolithic era or early Bronze Age. Originally thought to be a ceremonial henge monument, finds of pottery, post holes and flint and bronze tools are in fact those of a settlement.

The locals must have liked the place. Castell Bryn Gwyn was used far beyond the Neolithic period, with archaeological finds suggesting it was still inhabited as late as 1st-century Roman times.


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Directions

Road
11/4m (2km) W of Brynsiencyn, off A4080.
Rail
Llanfair PG 6m (9.7km).