Again, it's a hot and sunny day as we set off after breakfast and head up the A55 to Bangor to cross over the bridge to our first stop of the day - Plas Newydd.
We park up in the car park and can see the cromlech sitting on the green in front of the big house. The easiest and most direct way of accessing it seemed to be, to just nip over the fence/gate and stroll down, which I did unhindered. I took photographs and enjoyed having a good old look, before strolling back the same way.
The stones soon vame into view, they are incorporated into a field hedge and gateway. The two stones are massive (the biggest is 4m high is the biggest in Wales) and in fact all that remains of a former stone circle. A project was carried out in 2010 to identify and assess the "lost circle" They found evidence of 7 standing stone pits. It would have been an impressive site in it's original state.
It's a classic portal dolmen and classically fenced in like many in Wales ! Well worth hunting out, if you are on Anglesey.
This is a strange one - variously described as both a natural rock feature and the remains of a cromlech. There is one upright stone and one laying recumbent.
I love this stone - it seems to twist as it tapers upwards. It looks like the area is being readied for building of one sort or another. I really hope that they don't spoil it !
Well that's the end of our UK trip, just a bit of shopping and a lot of waiting around to do before we catch the Holyhead - Dublin ferry and the long drive back to West Cork.
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