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St Lythans Burial Chamber

1.5 mi S of St Nicholas, Wenvoe CF5 6SW, Wales
+44 1443 336000
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Lovely views

An interesting place which I have visited on many occasions as part of longer walks around Wenvoe... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
louiseholistic
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penarth
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Undervisited but fascinating site

This Neolithic burial chamber was built 6,000 years ago. It faces east, so that it faces the rising... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
ElizabethJK
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Australia
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11 Nov 2017
“Lovely views”
2 Sep 2017
“Undervisited but fascinating site”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1.5 mi S of St Nicholas, Wenvoe CF5 6SW, Wales
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+44 1443 336000
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

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).

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Reviewed 27 June 2015

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

1  Thank ONLY2B
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