So many times I see people online moan about the lack of community, and/or what they can do on the Winter Solstice.
For a good few years now, I have climbed up to the highest point I can find in the landscape (weather permitting!) to either/and/or watch the sun set the night before the solstice, and then rising early to watch it too rise up over the land; reborn again…
Old lore says that those who do this, gain a certain something – it’s certainly true that the experiences are never forgotten; even the one’s that don’t quite go to plan… 😉
So after my sunrise vigil, this year I’ll be going over to Wales, to meet up with this lot and walk up to a stone circle 🙂
If you, Dear Reader, are in the area why not join us? 🙂
One of our favourite places ,high above the beautiful landscape of the Dee Valley is the stone Circle Moel Ty Uchaf. Meet at Hendwr Bridge at 11.30 . Suitable footwear and outdoor clothing is essential.
OS reference :SJ 05613717. The circle consists of 41 surviving stones and is around 12 meters across.
CADVAS Walk to Moel Ty Uchaf
Moel Ty Uchaf is thought to date to the Bronze Age . It is presumed that the monument was the focus for significant ceremonial and ritual activity . Lack of evidence from any excavations on the monument hamper further analysis , however the surrounding landscape reveals possible funerary monuments in the form of at least two cairns and at least four possible cists. A platform is clearly identifiable down slope south of the stone circle
The raised , circular platform cairn identifiable as belonging to the Bronze Age . It…
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