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An interesting place which I have visited on many occasions as part of longer walks around Wenvoe and Dyffryn. Fascinating history and a wind up information board tells you a lot about the burial chamber.
This Neolithic burial chamber was built 6,000 years ago. It faces east, so that it faces the rising sun. It sits in The Accursed Field, and rumor has it that on Midsummer's Eve the capstone spins around three times before all the stones go to...More
My friend and I went to both Tikinswood and St Lythans because we like to see the prehistory of the places we visit and this was a good one! There is also a circular feature visible just left of the chamber (when you're facing it).
The website: http://cadw.gov.wales/daysout/stlythansburialchamber/?lang=en explains the parking (2-3 cars only) - I was the only visitor.
There is an interesting hand-cranked (to power the playback!) recorded set of messages with a special one for youngsters.
The grass in the field is quite long - so best...More