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Bryn MawrCairn(s)
Bryn RhuddBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Bryn y FedwenRound Barrow(s)
Bryn-cyplau, NeboCairn(s)
Bryngwyn BachBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Bwlch east of Moel y Llyn, CeulanamaesmawrCairn(s)
Bwlch Graig-Fawr, Teifi PoolsCist
Bwlch y Rhediad, MoelwynsCairn(s)
Cadair FawrCairn(s)
Cadair Fawr (South)Cairn(s)
Cadair Ifan GochNatural Rock Feature
Cadha RiachChambered Cairn
Cae'r MynachCairn(s)
Caeau Enclosure, Cockit HillHillfort
Caen Burn, Strath of KildonanLong Cairn
Caer Blaen-y-CwmEnclosure
Caerau Hillfort, RhiwsaesonHillfort
Cairn above Ffridd DduRound Cairn
Cairn between Bryn Dinas and Allt GwyddgwionCairn(s)
Cairn TableCairn(s)
Cairn to SW of Hardknott CastleRound Cairn
Cairn, South of Ffridd Lwyd, Y RhinogyddRound Cairn
Caisteal GrugaigBroch
Camalaig BayCairn(s)
Carn BanStone Fort / Dun
Carn Blaen GlasffrwdBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Carn BlorengeRound Cairn
Carn DolgauRound Cairn
Carn FawrRound Cairn
Carn Fawr (Cynwyl Gaeo)Round Cairn
Carn FflurBarrow / Cairn Cemetery
Carn Glas, AchvraidChambered Cairn
Carn Glas, Badanloch HillKerbed Cairn
Carn Hyddgen (Pumlumon)Cairn(s)
Carn Liath, KensaleyreChambered Cairn
Carn Liath, KilmuirChambered Cairn
Carn Liath, Strath of KildonanCairn(s)
Carn Liath, StruanmoreChambered Cairn
Carn Nant-y-FfaldCist
Carn PenrhiwllwydogCairn(s)
Carn PicaCairn(s)
Carn RicetCairn(s)
Carn RichardChambered Cairn
Carn TwrchRound Cairn
Carn Wen (Cynwyl Gaeo)Round Cairn
Carn Wen, CwmdeuddwrRound Cairn
Carn Wen, Garth (Llanwrthwl)Round Cairn
Carn-y-GeifrRound Cairn
Carn-y-RhyrddodRound Cairn
Carn-yr-Hyrddod, Mynydd LlangeinwyrCairn(s)
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Hi, I'm Robert ... with a passion for attempting to understand the lives of the pioneering prehistoric inhabitants of these British Isles, seeking out the remains they left behind in order to ask myself "why here ... why did it matter so... why such commitment?".. Needless to say, I'm still pondering such intangibles. Just as an empty house appears to retain echoes of past humanity... so does the stone circle, the chambered cairn, the long barrow and the mountain top funerary cairn. Visiting them, I think, helps engender a certain 'connection' with this land of ours, with ourselves - our past, our present and our future; a reference point for those of us perhaps struggling to make sense of this so-called 'computer world' Kraftwerk warned us was a'coming in 1981.... danke, mein herren.

Should my posts provide inspiration for others to venture into the Great Outdoors please bear in mind the hills and mountains of these Isles are unpredictable, potentially dangerous places. Know what you are letting yourself in for and ensure you have map/compass/waterproofs... and know how to use them, even in high summer. Weather conditions can change bewilderingly quickly, so don't get caught out. Engage with landowners wherever possible... being a cartoon 'class warrior' like Monbiot might be jolly good fun for the frustrated 'rebel'... but not for those who follow in their footsteps. I find requests for access are rarely declined.

George Orwell - 'The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.'

Martin Gore - 'Like a pawn
On the eternal board
Who’s never quite sure
What he’s moved towards
I walk blindly on'...

Truman Capote - 'Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour.'

Oscar Wilde - 'The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.'

John Lydon - 'It is a reward to be chastised by the ignorant.'

Winston Churchill - '“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”

Ultravox - 'Taking shelter by the standing stones
Miles from all that moves....'

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