Monthly Archives: June 2013

Mystical Glastonbury, England, UK

Glastonbury has always been a favourite place of mine as I find it very relaxing and calming. People say that it is situated along lines of power – ley lines and I see no point in trying to disprove this … Continue reading

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Tintern Abbey, Tintern, Monmouthshire, South Wales

  How oft, in spirit, have I turned to thee,   O sylvan Wye! thou wanderer thro’ the woods,   How often has my spirit turned to thee! These are lines from the poem “Lines composed a few miles above Tintern … Continue reading

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Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire, South Wales

Raglan castle is situated just a little to the north of the village of Raglan in the Welsh county of Monmouthshire. It is unlike the Marcher castles such as those of White Castle, and the castles at Abergavenny, Skenfrith and … Continue reading

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Grosmont Castle, one of the Three Castles in the Welsh Marches

Grosmont castle is one of the Three Castles built in the Welsh Marches, or at least one of those fortified in the 12th century. The Three Castles are those of Grosmont, Skenfrith and White Castle. It is believed that there … Continue reading

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Skenfrith Castle, Skenfrith, Monmouthshire, South Wales

Skenfrith Castle is located five and a half miles from the town on Monmouth, Monmouthshire south Wales and thirteen miles from Abergavenny. It is one of the Three Castles which are those of White Castle, Grosmont and Skenfrith Castles. They … Continue reading

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Cardiff Castle in the City Centre

Visitors to Cardiff are often surprised to see a castle in the town centre. It is at the top of St. Mary St. and is easily accessible. The outer walls which you see from the city roads are the new … Continue reading

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St Fagans National History Museum, near Cardiff, South Wales

St Fagans National History Museum is an open air museum, although not in the same way that Göreme in Turkey is. St Fagans is a museum of Welsh buildings which reflect the way of life in Wales as it was … Continue reading

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