During the Iron Age, about 2,500 years ago, people built defended villages on the hilltops of the
They built a spectacular chain of hillforts, stretching from Moel Hiraddug in the north to Caer Drewyn in the south-west, forming one of the most historic landscapes in
Ken Brassil of the National Museum Wales’ Learning Department
Although the hillforts are prominent in the landscape, very little is known about these sites and their relationship to each other.
The Heather and Hillforts Project provides a great opportunity to discover more about this landscape. The project focuses on six hillforts: Penycloddiau, Moel Arthur, Moel y Gaer Llanbedr, Moel Fenlli, Moel y Gaer Llantysilio and Caer Drewyn.