Castell Henllys Iron Age Village and Carew Castle and Tidal Mill are sites run by the National Park Authority to help visitors enjoy and learn about our past. They are also important havens for wildlife.
Castell Henllys Iron Age Village
Castell Henllys and Carew Castle offer an exciting range of activities and events for visitors between just before Easter and the end of October when they are open daily. There are usually guided tours available daily from friendly and knowledgeable staff. A network of public footpaths and rights of way are accessible from the sites from which the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed.
Castell Henllys and Carew Castle offer their own specially designed schools programmes aimed principally at Key Stage II of the national curriculum in Wales. Between them the sites cater for up to ten thousand school children per year from across Wales and England who learn about Iron Age Celtic society at Castell Henllys and the Tudors at Carew Castle.
Carew Castle and Tidal Mill
Both sites offer outstanding opportunities for lifelong learning through links to courses at local universities, original research and access, through the University of York, to the annual archaeological excavation at Castell Henllys and nearby sites.
Castell Henllys Iron Age Village and Carew Castle and Tidal Mill are holders of numerous awards including the prestigious Sanford Award, through the Heritage Education Trust, and are Star Attractions through the Wales Tourist Board's Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme.