Mynydd Y Gelli (Welsh Stonehenge)
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Unfortunately, on Griffith's death his sister destroyed his work. She was a devout Christian and believed that her brother had been led into dangerous territory with his belief in astro-archaeology and Druidic religion. So we will never know what Griffith found at the site, and that's a shame, because it has never been properly studied since then.
It is difficult to find the site; indeed, numerous people report having to take several goes before eventually finding the stones! Your best bet is to park in Gelli village and make for Bwllfa Farm; or better yet, ask a local resident. The site is basically a large field with scattered stones and ruined shepherd huts, so it can be hard to make out at first.
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About Mynydd Y Gelli (Welsh Stonehenge)
Address: Gelli, Glamorgan, Wales
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site
Location: Access by a footpath south of Gelli, off the B4223. Immediately beside the council landfill. Not signposted and difficult to find.
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Llanilid Castle Ringwork - 8 miles (Castle)
Llantrisant Castle - 8 miles (Castle)
Coity Castle - 8.5 miles (Castle)
Llancaiach Fawr Manor and Living History Museum - 8.6 miles (Historic House)
Penydarren Roman Fort - 9 miles (Roman Site)
Penderyn, St Cynog Church - 9.2 miles (Historic Church)
South Wales Miners Museum - 9.6 miles (Museum)
Carn Bugail - 9.6 miles (Prehistoric Site)
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