Beeston Castle and Woodland Park
Entrance bridge to Beeston Castle gatehouse flies over the moat
The castle walls and views
The walkway to Beeston Castle
Two visitors enjoying the view at Beeston Castle
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Address
Chapel Lane, Beeston, Cheshire, CW6 9TX
Bronze age objects found at Beeston Castle.

Beeston roundhouse

People have lived and worked at Beeston since prehistoric times. But look around the site today, and little visible evidence remains of the site’s early origins.

We want to help bring Beeston’s Bronze Age past to life. So this spring we start work building a new roundhouse at the site, revealing how people may have lived up to 3,000 years ago.

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Guidebook: Beeston Castle

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 Timeline

Bronze Age (C 3500-2000 BC)Prehistoric Beeston

A bank is created at the base of the crag and the site attracts Bronze Age metalworkers.

Iron Age (C 1200-1 BC)Hillfort

The site is transformed into a substantial hillfort with earthwork defences.

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