|Moel Arthur Hillfort|
Located on a small prominent hill, overlooking the Vale of Clwyd...
Moel Arthur was built around 2,500 years ago.
It can be found nestled between Penycloddiau hillfort and Moel Llys y Coed.
Although it is a small hillfort, it can boast some of the largest banks and ditches (ramparts) of all the hillforts in the area.
Activity on Moel Arthur wasn't just limited to the Iron Age.
There is a possible Bronze Age burial mound in the centre of the hillfort and evidence of quarrying on the southern edge of the hill.
Legend has it that the hill was exploited during the 'Cilcain Gold Rush', by ever-optimistic gold diggers.
Moel Arthur can be reached by taking the Mold to Denbigh road (A541) and turning the first left after the Cilcain turn off. The fort is 2 miles down this road with a small car park located near the site.
OS map: Explorer 265
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