Heritage Walks

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The blueschist stone pillar inside Bryn Celli Ddu

Bryn Celli Ddu – the Mound in the Dark Grove – is probably the best-known and best-preserved prehistoric monument on Anglesey, and is one of the most evocative archaeological sites in Britain. The monument was built in the later Neolithic around 5,000 years ago, and consists of a long passage that leads to a polygonal … Continue reading

Materials as media @ Bryn Celli Ddu

Bryn Celli Ddu is a Neolithic passage tomb, and is a unique site in Wales – as the passage is aligned to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. As the sun rises on this morning, a beam of light is cast down the narrow entrance lighting the chamber within. Our project has developed around this … Continue reading

Tinkinswood and St Lythans Heritage Walk

This circular walk visits both Tinkinswood and St Lythans Burial Chambers, in the Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales and gives stunning views across the Ely Valley before returning to its start in the village of St Nicholas. Before you start Distance: 9.2km (5 ¾ miles) Time: 3 ½ hours Map: OS Explorer 151 Start/Parking: St … Continue reading


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