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Gŵyl Archeoleg Llŷn

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September 12 - 16 | Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw

Join Bangor University's Archaeology team at Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw in Llanbedrog to discover more about Meillionydd, a double ringwork enclosure near Rhiw in Pen Llŷn.


The exhibition will showcase the findings from the Meillionydd excavations from 2010 - 2017.  

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3D Modeling Workshops
Capturing the Iron Age on Pen Llŷn
Digitising Iron Aged Object from Pen Llŷn
September - November - 10:30 -14:30
Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw

These informal, interactive object-handling workshops will focus on the Iron Age objects excavated at the double ringwork enclosure of Meillionydd, located on Mynydd Rhiw. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to recognise and interpret Iron Age objects, and you will be offered training in the creation of 3D photographic models.

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This event is part of the Being Human festival, the UK’s national festival of the humanities, taking place 10–19 November 2022. For further information please see

Archaeology walks
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October 31 | Llŷn Maritime Museum

Join Rhys Mwyn for a historical guided walk around the ancient and interesting town of Nefyn. Starting at the Llŷn Maritime Museum, you will then be guided through the old streets which retain their layout from the Middle Ages.


This event is suitable for children and families

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November 1 | Porth y Swnt

Aberdaron is a lovely seaside village at the south-western end of Llŷn. It lies along the pilgrims' route to Bardsey and, as a result, has a long history. On this walk you will discover some of the local archaeological and historic sites and learn more about them.

This walk is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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November 2 | Garnfadryn

On this walk we will visit the hillfort of Garn Fadryn. The site dates back to the Iron Age and contains the remains of up to 90 round houses and a medieval castle. Join us to discover more about this fascinating site.

This walk is suitable for people with good levels of fitness and are used to hill walking

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