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Walk 19 – *NEW* New Walk to Bryn Cader Faner

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Grade B                                           8 Miles

6 Hours                                            Max Height 1,280ft.

Leader – Bill Amison                       Total Height Ascended 951ft.

A varied walk to the isolated Stone Circle and Burial place of Bryn Cader Faner, a Prehistoric wonder of Wales and one of the most beautiful Bronze Age sites in Britain, Bryn Cader Faner is known as the “Welsh Crown of Thorns”

Bryn Cader Faner is a Circle Cairn located in a dramatic setting; its design is simple but effective and is arguably the most beautiful Bronze Age monument in Britain.  The small Cairn, 8m wide and 1m high but surrounded by a circle of 15 thin slabs that lean outwards enhancing its size like a crown of thorns or rays of the sun make it a thing of wonder.  It appears that Bryn Cader Faner was in fact a burial site rather than a place of ceremonial ritual.

Meet at the Dragon: 09:30hrs

Own/Shared Transport

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Dragon Theatre
United Kingdom
Website:
www.dragontheatre.co.uk
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