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Thursday, 29 July 2010

Garn Goch & National Festival of British Archaeology

Aerial photo of Gaer Fawr, Royal Commission, Crown Copyright.
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Visitors to Garn Goch hillfort will be invited to walk back in time as part of the national festival of British Archaeology.

On the weekend of 31st July and 1st August, Dyfed Archaeological Trust and Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, with the support of Garn Goch graziers and the community of Bethlehem, will be laying on a host of archaeological and historically themed activities at the largest hillfort in Wales.

Read full story: Garn Goch Archaeology Festival

Contact: Alice Pyper at the Dyfed Archaeological Trust 01558 823131 or log on to

Coflein Site Description
Gaer Fawr is a very large stone-walled defended enclosure occupying a dramatic isolated ridge. It is a later Prehistoric type hillfort, the largest in south-west Wales. Its walls enclose an area of about 11ha, roughly 680m north-east to south-west by 130-190m. The principal entrances face north-east and south-west towards the gentler slopes along ... Read full Gaer Fawr Coflein description.

Related Internet links:
Gaer Fawr Y, Hillfort On Garn Goch Link to Coflein
Gaer Fawr images on Coflein 
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