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    The Rollright Stones, a complex of three Neolithic and Bronze Age megalithic monuments in Oxfordshire. Now known as The King's Men, The King Stone and The Whispering Knights, each is distinct in design and purpose, and were built at different periods in late prehistory. The stretch of time during which the three monuments were erected here bears witness to a continuous tradition of ritual behavior on sacred ground, from the 4th to the 2nd millennium BCE. Photo copyright Angela Jayne Latham.

    Trellech, The Harold Stones, Wessex, England (c.1500 B.C.) erected in the Bronze Age, these stones are said to commemorate the deaths of three British chieftains in battle with Harold of Wessex, but they are much older than that.

    Druids Temple, England

    Rollright Stones - Oxfordshire are made up of 77 megaliths which are known as the King's Men. They are known as the Whispering Knights. To the north east of the main circle is a solitary megalith called The King. The stones are said to have once been a king and his soldiers who were turned to stone by a witch called Mother Shipton. The Whispering Knights are said to occasionally disappear and strange lights, and stories of witchcraft are all still associated with the circle.

    | The King's England | Cornwall

    Tintagel, Cornwall - the possible home of King Arthur

    The King stone, one of the Rollright Stones, and ancient monument, in Oxfordshire.

    celtic stone carvings

    Poulawack Cairn, a multiple cist cairn at in south-central Burren, Ireland. Excavated by a Harvard team in 1935, the remains of sixteen people interred in ten separate graves were found here, very few of which showed signs of cremation, indicating Bronze Age origin, a period when unburnt burials were quite common. Radiocarbon dating revealed that there were three main phases of activity: the mid-fourth, early second and late second millennia BC.

    Skeith Stone, Scotland

    Callanish standing stones, Isle of Lewis, outer Hebrides (Innse Gall in Gaelic), Scotland.

    Pictish stone in the grounds of Elgin Cathedral. #history #picts #Scotland

    The oldest remaining white horse, and certainly the most beautiful, is probably the Uffington Horse, which is dated to the bronze age or early iron age, possibly over 3,000 years old. So local people have kept it cleared and told its stories as cultures and ideas have come and gone and changed over the centuries.

    Callanish Stones by Moonlight Scotland

    Glastonbury Tor in Somerset, England. Glastonbury Tor is known as being one of the most spiritual sites in the country. Its pagan beliefs are still very much celebrated. It’s a beautiful place to walk, unwind and relax. Distance from Shaftesbury to Glastonbury Tor is 30 miles

    Balnuaran of Clava - A group of 3 Bronze Age cairns which lie close together in a line running from north east to south west. The central cairn is the sub-type ring cairn which encloses an apparently unroofed area with no formal means of access from the outside. The cairns incorporate cup and ring mark stones, carved before they were built into the structures. They are east of Iverness in Scotland

    Bibury, England

    Clava Cairns by Culloden, Scotland Clava Cairns is the site of an exceptionally well preserved group of prehistoric burial cairns that were built about 4,000 years ago. The Bronze Age cemetery complex comprises of passage graves, ring cairns, kerb cairn, standing stones in a beautiful setting and the remains of a chapel of unknown date


    Neuschwanstein Castle- few things you should really know about it besides the Disney aspect. It means 'new swan stone' in German and isn't too far from the original. And ... the guy that built it (King Ludwig II) was quite the character. Look him up ... great place to visit :)