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Walk 3 – Bryn Cader Faner
September 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pmVaries
Max Height: 1.280ft
Total Height Ascended: 951ft
Leader – Bill Amison
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 Theatre: 09:30