Roundhouse built on site of existing Iron Age fort near Cardigan

A PROJECT to reconstruct an authentic Celtic roundhouse at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village concluded with the official opening of the new Cook House.

Antiquarian, author and musician Rhys Mwyn cut the ribbon with a suitably Iron Age implement, in the presence of the tribe of staff and volunteers who had helped build the roundhouse, which replaces the original that was built in 1981.

Castell Henllys. just off the main A487 coast road between Cardigan and Newport, is the only Iron Age Village in Britain to have been reconstructed on the exact site where an Iron Age fort stood 2,000 years ago.

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