Friday, 6 August 2010

Road Trip - Wales Oct 2006 - Hillforts & Castles



Raglan Castle
7 miles SW of Monmouth, Gwent, Southeast Wales.
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Bridges into the castle.


Arrow slots of Raglan.


Tretower Castle and Court
3 miles NW of Crickhowell, Powys, Mid Wales.
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Tretower Court


Tretower Castle


In the banquet hall of Tretower Court.








White Castle
7 miles E of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Southeast Wales.
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White Castle bridge and gate towers.



View from the ramparts of White Castle.


Arrow slots.


The Black Mountains of Wales
Pen Cerrig-calch
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Pen Cerrig-calch is a subsidiary summit of Waun Fach in the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park in southern Powys, Wales. Its summit, at a height of 701m (2,300 ft).


Looking towards Sugar Loaf Mountain from the summit of Pen Cerrig-calch.




Trig point at the summit of Pen Cerrig-calch.




Crug Hywel Hillfort
1 mile North of Crickhowell, The Black Mountains, Powys, Southeast Wales.
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Crug Hywel Hillfort is situated on Table Mountain, a spur  of Pen Cerrig-calch.








Arthur's Stone Burial Chamber
1 mile Southwest of Bredwardine, Herefordshire, England.
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 Arthurs stone is a multi chambered tomb of the neolithic period.


Dating from 3,700 BC - 2,700 BC and is situated on the ridge line of a hill overlooking both the Golden Valley, Herefordshire and the Wye Valley Herefordshire.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Beautiful locations! I was talking with someone recently about Wales and I really want to go back there.. We should try it again one day, minus the rain...

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