Julian Cope presents Head Heritage

Head To Head
Log In
Register
The Modern Antiquarian Forum »
The befores we get there
Log In to post a reply

Pages: 2 – [ Previous | 1 2 ]
Topic View: Flat | Threaded
thelonious
201 posts

Re: The befores we get there
Sep 04, 2017, 07:26
If I had to pick one site in Wales I could visit tomorrow it would be this one. Just looks magnificent.
thelonious
201 posts

Re: The befores we get there
Sep 04, 2017, 07:31
Good call drew. The area round Mulloch cairn is lovely to walk in (let's not mention the broom though).
carol27
761 posts

Re: The befores we get there
Sep 04, 2017, 17:42
The magical walk to Sunkenkirk, where the beautiful circle appears & disappears before your very eyes..well, mine at least.
Sanctuary
Sanctuary
4645 posts

Re: The befores we get there
Sep 05, 2017, 11:44
thelonious wrote:
Costaexpress' recent upload of a first glimplse of La Pierre Couverte de BaugeI got me thinking about my favorite walks to sites today.

http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/post/153981/la_pierre_couverte_de_bauge.html

So for a bit of fun and maybe a few ideas for nice places to visit in the future...

What are some of your favourite walks to sites. I'm talking walks that really build the excitement or put you in a good mood before you get your first glimpse of the stones?
Doesn't matter if it's just 100 meters or a big 5 miles. The site doesn't even have to be that mega.

I'll kick things off.

Ballynoe - it's only a short walk from the road to the circle but by the time the stones came into view I was already in such a happy state of mind. The walk down the track is wonderful with trees either side of you, lining the way. Overhead banches give the impression of a tunnel leading to an enchanted realm. With the sun shining though the leaves the way to the circle was just magical and definitely had an effect on my first feelings and thoughts as I reached the site. The walk is one I'll always remember and would love to go back some day.

http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/1048/ballynoe.html
https://500px.com/photo/226202721/the-walk-to-ballynoe-stone-circle-by-spaceways



Hi thelonious...
I picked up on this today which I'm sure will be of interest to many when it comes to wonderful sites to visit and will wish to return to at a later date. On reaching the end of the vid a host of other sites are introduced to us and all so beautifully filmed.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=NL2ilMtZCiA
CARL
507 posts

Re: The befores we get there
Sep 05, 2017, 13:53
How about Swinside stone circle in Cumbria?
ironstone
47 posts

Re: The befores we get there
Sep 05, 2017, 16:12
Believe me it's so worth it, one of those that far exceeds expectations with the walk providing the perfect build-up.
postman
835 posts

Re: The befores we get there
Sep 10, 2017, 18:16
Ironstone got a few good ones in but I'd add,
The Falls of Acharn near Loch Tay, the walk up by the waterfalls is fantastic.
Down Tor on Dartmoor, starts by a stream under the trees then opens out up and over hills, how many? is it over this hill? just keep going.
I'm sure there's more, but I cant think of them.
Pages: 2 – [ Previous | 1 2 ] Add a reply to this topic

The Modern Antiquarian Forum Index