Gavin's Adventures on the Mystical Island of Britain -- Part 3

A list of the adventures.

Stone Circles on Bodmin Moor

On my way back from the wild and wonderful headlands of Tintagel, I stumbled onto Bodmin Moor and saw there a strange sight. On low-lying swampy ground, inhabited only by sheep, huge stones had been placed upright in the ground.

There had at one time been three stone circles on the moor, though only one remains intact. It has a stone in the middle, also. In one circle, only a few stones remain. The circles, I discovered later, are known as to the locals as "The Hurlers."

I was alone with this wonder, and I walked around all three circles. I touched the stones and tried to feel the awe that the ancient builders must have felt. I was so wet from Tintagel that the constant rain could no longer affect me, though the ground underfoot was swampy.

Wet and tired, I returned to the comfort of the farmhouse.

Here's a picture of The Hurlers.

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- The previous adventure: The magical ruins of Tintagel Castle.
- The next adventure: Castles and hut circles on Dartmoor.
- Return to Grannus' circle.
- Go back to the front gate.

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