Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust


Beacon Ring

The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust owns Beacon Ring, a hillfort on the Long Mountain near Welshpool CPAT acquired the site in 2008, and has been developing a series of projects to improve the long-term conservation and management of the site. We have also been undertaking a series of excavations to learn more about Beacon Ring. Please use the links below to learn more about the site.

What is Beacon Ring?

Learn more about the history of the site from the Bronze Age through to the late twentieth century.

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Recent fieldwork

See the latest results from our programme of archaeological survey and investigation in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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Conservation management

Discover how we are looking after the site to ensure its long-term protection for future generations.

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During the current Coronavirus/Covid-19 situation our offices are closed. We are also not undertaking any fieldwork or public events at this time. The office telephone numbers are not being monitored so please contact by email ( in the first instance, or if you have the mobile number of your team contact, then by all means call them directly. We hope that normal service will resume soon. In the meantime please stay safe and well.