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  Archaeology in Wales - Archaeoleg CAMBRIA Archaeology
The western end of the Mynydd Preseli character area is dominated by the round barrow on the summit of Foel Eryr, and the east end by the barrows (and later hillfort) on Y Foel Drygarn.
Mynydd Preseli historic landscape character area consists of all the unenclosed land of the Preseli Mountains ranging from a high point of 468m down to large tracts of boggy ground on the north side of the area at about 120m.
Preseli bluestone used in the construction of Stonehenge and in the manufacture of neolithic axes outcrops at Carn Menyn and Carn Alw.
www.acadat.com /HLC/Preseli/area/area281.htm   (1244 words)

 Secrets of the Preseli Bluestones
Around 2100 BC the Preseli Bluestones were brought from West Wales and erected in a circle (the X and Y Holes) also aligned to the summer solstice, and a widened approach was constructed.
In 2000 a group of local volunteers from Pembrokeshire gathered to attempt to re-enact this ancestral journey by moving one three-ton Preseli Bluestone block from its source in the Preseli Hills to Stonehenge as a Millennium Project.
The Preseli Hills themselves are crisscrossed with ley lines, ancient trackways, standing stones, burial chambers and stone circles and the hills sparkle with shining white crystal quartz.
www.britannia.com /history/preseli_blue.html   (2043 words)

 Bluestone Wales
Preseli bluestones close to many self catering cottages in Pembrokeshire.
The Preseli Hills are located in Pembrokeshire, in the South West of Wales, and have the reputation of being the source of the legends of Merlin and King Arthur.
Of the 45 remaining Preseli Bluestones at Stonehenge, 9 remain standing in the 5th circle and 7 in the horseshoe.
www.discoverbluestones.com /preseli-hills.php   (709 words)

 Holiday Cottages in the South Preseli Hills Including - Llangolman, Llanycefn, Llys y Fran, Rosebush & Scolton ...
The Preseli Hills are very close by and you are just 6 miles form the county town of Haverfordwest.
Rosebush is a traditional Welsh village in the heart of the Preseli Hills with a wonderful history: If you visit it today, the peace and tranquillity of the scenery surrounding this delightful detached cottage will immediately make you feel at home.
There are some fantastic walks to be taken on the Preseli hills and of course the coastal path is easily joined at many places along the 180 mile stretch.
www.welsh-cottages.co.uk /pembrokeshire/southpreselihillscottages.asp   (1337 words)

 All about our Wales adventure weekend break in Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At Preseli Venture you'll be out of the city, not on the tourist trail, but enjoying Britain's only Coastal National Park on the beautiful, unspoilt Atlantic coastline of West Wales.
Preseli Venture has the perfect combination of excitement and adrenalin with the space to party and chill-out in beautiful ocean scenery.
There are 2 costs for the weekend; one is your payment to Preseli Venture and the other is for the train or bus ride to get to Wales.
www.preseliventure.co.uk /studyabroad/adventure_weekends.shtml   (1239 words)

 Edinburgh Bicycle: ROUTE TEMPLATE
Mynydd Preseli (Preseli Mountains) in the gentler southerly Pembrokeshire Coast National Park are a line of high rounded hills just in from the shoreline with good views and soft edges.
The Preselis peak at 536m at Foel Cwmcerwyn (actually off route) and are made up of grassy moorland and bog.
Brochures promote the Preselis as 'bluestone country' as, astonishingly, they were the source of the Stonehenge stones which sun worshippers dragged 180 miles to Wiltshire 4,500 years ago.
www.edinburghbicycle.com /routes/whatmtb/preseli.html   (1473 words)

 Archaeology in Wales - Archaeoleg CAMBRIA Archaeology
It is divided into large fields by wire fences, but apart from improved pasture at the northern end, rough grazing is the predominant land-use.
Improved pasture with tracts of rough wet ground is the predominant land-use.
273 Tregynon historic landscape character area lies on the northwestern flanks of Mynydd Preseli and is characterised by small- and medium-sized fields and dispersed farms.
www.acadat.com /HLC/Preseli/preselimap.htm   (1464 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Preseli
Preseli Pembrokeshire AM calls end to career; POLITICS: Illness leads Labour man to hand in notice.(News)
Wine and dine: Say cheese if you've a winning smile; with Nick Davies of the Welsh National Culinary Team If you're a cheese lover then these dishes will certainly take the Oscars.
The baked Preseli cheese is the best supporting dish while the chicken with goat's cheese stuffing will walk off with the top accolade.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Preseli   (269 words)

 The Stones Comprising Stonehenge - Archaeo Forums
Opaque mineralogy of the dolerites supports the conclusion of a Preseli source, while modal analysis of a sandstone fragment excavated at Stonehenge shows that it is not from the Cosheston or Senni Beds of South Wales, as has been suggested.
Bivariate graphs, discriminant analysis and t-tests were used singly and in combination to show, respectively, that the implements found at sites in England are mainly similar to Stonehenge monoliths, while the implements found in Wales have a variety of compositions and are much less similar to Stonehenge monoliths.
In fact the Axe factory in Preseli was located near the south eastern outcrops which are unspotted (read N P Figgis Prehistoric Preseli).
www.stonepages.com /forum/index.php?act=findpost&pid=4680   (5773 words)

 BBC NEWS | VOTE 2003 | Preseli Pembrokeshire
Preseli Pembrokeshire includes the ferry ports of Pembroke Dock and Fishguard, and much of Milford Haven, which has shifted its reliance to leisure and tourism as oil refining and fishing have declined.
There is relatively high unemployment, particularly in the south of the constituency, and the Welsh assembly government announced a regeneration package at the beginning of this year.
Preseli Pembrokeshire was created in 1997 from part of the constituencies of Ceredigion and Pembroke North, and Pembroke.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/shared/bsp/hi/vote2003/welsh_assembly/html/465.stm   (254 words)

 Holiday Cottages in North Preseli Hills Including Crosswell Cwmbach & Eglwswen Pembrokeshire West Wales
The property is situated in the quiet welsh village of Crosswell and is heart of the Bluestone Country.
The Preseli Hills is ideal place for hilltop walking and to discover this unspoilt part of North Pembrokeshire.
The Preseli hills are steeped in legend and are the place where the bluestones for Stonehenge were taken from.
www.welsh-cottages.co.uk /pembrokeshire/northpreselihillscottages.asp   (547 words)

 The District of Preseli (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1987
This Order shall come into force on 7th May 1987, except that for the purpose of all proceedings preliminary or relating to an election to be held on or after that day it shall come into force forthwith.
The ordinary elections of all councillors for the District of Preseli shall be held simultaneously on the ordinary day of election of non-metropolitan district councillors in 1987 and every fourth year thereafter.
The registration officer shall make such re-arrangement or alteration of the register of local government electors as may be necessary on account of the coming into force of this Order.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1987/Uksi_19870301_en_1.htm   (663 words)

 Preseli Hills holiday cottages, Wales
With beautiful views and immediate access to the Preseli Hills this semi-detached farm cottage offers a real hideaway from it all.
The property is centrally situated, with easy access to beaches and making it an ideal base from which to explore the many delights in both Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire.
The Preseli hills offer excellent walking and the nearby village is both traditional and friendly, there are also numerous ancient standing stones in the area.
www.cottageguide.co.uk /ffynnon-samson   (376 words)

 pembrokeshiretv.com - News, Sport, Information and Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I imagine he was the sort of cardigan wearing cleric who encouraged young Teddy Boys to play ping pong in the church hall as an alternative to ripping up seats in the local Roxy.
If this little Bird’s word is to be taken at face value, Preseli Pete and The Bluestone Boys Orchestra can tick two of the relevant boxes.
And they are of either sex, although the band is obviously misnamed and should be called Preseli Pete and the Bluestone Persons Of Non-Specific Gender Orchestra.
www.pembrokeshiretv.com /content/templates/v6-article.asp?articleid=3068&zoneid=32   (521 words)

 Preseli - About Us
About Us Preseli is an established and reliable trade only supplier to the business gift industry.
We are a subsidiary company of Preseli Merchandising, based in Hong Kong.
Their team of experienced merchandisers is situated on the doorstep of our Far east manufacturers, ensuring that our orders are supplied on time and to specification.
www.preseliuk.co.uk /~sa_webapp/run.asp?page=1   (117 words)

 The Preseli Hills
On the hills, permissive paths shown on the map are also signed, but the Mynydd Preseli hills generally have an open aspect and unfenced roads, which combined with easy walking gives a welcoming sense of freedom.
The morning dawned clear but it was still rather hazy as we took the prominent track S to the forest corner, joining the main track along the edge.
The Preseli tors are thought to be the source of the huge bluestones at Stonehenge, and the whole area is sprinkled with historical sites, including Beddarthur, a stone circle below the rise of Carn Sian.
v-g.me.uk /Trips/T0716/T0716.htm   (886 words)

 Preseli Venture, Team Building Events Pembrokeshire, Coasteering Wales
Preseli Venture provides you, your friends, or your team, with the perfect blend of adventure, fun and hospitality.
At Preseli Venture we have developed Adrenalin Alchemy Team Building solutions as your management tool to help transform the reality of your group into your dream team.
Our aim is to show you an awesome time in outstanding natural scenery and ensure that you, and every one of our visitors, have an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime.
www.chooseyourevent.com /PreseliVenture   (238 words)

 PRESELI VENTURE : Preseli Venture Lodge : The Lodge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Preseli Venture adventure lodge is located deep in the heart of the National Park, right on the inspirational coastline, and is the perfect venue for individuals, couples, and for group accommodation in Pembrokeshire.
This means we will have a great new facility with a new bar, dining room and lounges, beautiful outside courtyard with stunning views down the valley to sea — our nearest bay at Abermawr, lots of new showers and toilets, 4 new double rooms and a new drying room.
The Preseli Venture Lodge is located deep in the heart of the West Wales countryside overlooking a beautiful wooded valley and is set in 3 acres of grounds.
www.preseliventure.com /lodge/lodge.shtml   (825 words)

 tonevendor.com :. Stylus - Mynydd Preseli CD
'Mynydd Preseli' (the Preseli Mountains) is a continuation on a theme and is the final part of a Pembrokeshire influenced trilogy.
'Mynydd Preseli' is at times just downright isolated, desolate and eerie - I have attempted to portray the feel of the mountains at their highest point, the ancient tracks, the wildlife, igneous rock outcrops, raw material through to the vegetation!
I can honestly say that on 'Mynydd Preseli' the musical influences have been sought not from musicians but from the elements themselves - the wind, rain, sun etc. and I have also attempted to conjure up sounds of Neolithic man at work with his tools.
www.tonevendor.com /item/8450   (246 words)

 Green Man Essences: Flower Essences, Courses, Books
These two gem essences were made over the Spring Equinox in 2005, using pieces of Preseli Bluestone.
Preseli Bluestone, found only in Pembrokeshire, Wales, consists of dolerite, a metamorphic, igneous rock of calcium feldspar and augite with traces of copper and pyrites.
History has it that 5000 years ago the people of Britain moved the stones from Wales, 200 miles to Salisbury Plain where they form the inner circle at Stonehenge.
www.greenmantrees.demon.co.uk /Preseli.html   (228 words)

 Blacks - The Outdoor Experts
The bluestones of Stonehenge come from Pembrokeshire’s Preseli Hills, and were hewn from the rugged tor of Carn Menyn.
History and legend aside, walking in the Preseli Hills makes a refreshing interlude from the stunning coast path.
At the western end of the ridge, follow good forest tracks up from Rosebush (grid ref SN075295) onto the slopes of Cwmcerwyn (grid ref SN095312), the highest point of the Preseli Hills, or park close to the pass on the B4329, and follow the well-defined track to the summit of Foel Eryr.
www.blacks.co.uk /blacks.storefront/dg_preselihills   (266 words)

 FBM » Preseli Hills > Pembrokeshire holidays, Pembrokeshire cottage holidays, Tenby self catering accommodation, ...
The majestic Preseli Hills provide a profusion of beautiful wild flowers, enhanced by the mild Pembrokeshire climate and is the home to a diverse array of wildlife.
Narbeth is just ten miles north of Tenby and eight miles from Haverfordwest and provides the gateway to the enchanting Preseli Hills and the Landsker Borderlands.
Beyond Narbeth to the northeast is the attractive village of Crymych, poised on the edge of the brooding and mysterious Preseli Hills.
www.fbmholidays.co.uk /region-details.aspx?qs=productid_e_53374_a_ownermapviewlayerid_e_44   (379 words)

 stylus : mynydd preseli
"‘Mynydd Preseli’ (the Preseli Mountains) is a continuation on a theme and is the final part of a Pembrokeshire influenced trilogy.
A calmness, indeed a slower pace of life, is so evident in this part of the world, a land steeped in history going back to the day of Neolithic man and long before.
"‘Mynydd Preseli’ is at times just downright isolated, desolate and eerie - I have attempted to portray the feel of the mountains at their highest point, the ancient tracks, the wildlife, igneous rock outcrops, raw material through to the vegetation!
www.elsieandjack.com /marino/mi004.html   (282 words)

 Create winning teams with dynamic team building events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was by far the best team-building event we have attended and we have come away from Wales a much more effective group of people, both as individuals and as a team….
Preseli Venture has developed a team building programme that suits the needs of many teams.
The ideal team size is 8 - 12 and we can accommodate up to 30 people in The Lodge.
www.preseliventure-corporate.com /programmes_tb.html   (405 words)

 Preseli Cottage: Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We are ideally located within the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Coastal Park, 15 minutes’ drive from the beautiful beaches of Newport Sands.
The cottage is just a few minutes' walk from the Preseli mountain range, a big draw for walkers, ramblers and nature-lovers alike.
In fact, we are perfectly suited for all types of holidays, being at the centre of the county.
www.preselicottages.co.uk /index.htm   (152 words)

 Pembrokeshire Online - Places To Stay, Ty Pren Bach, Preseli Hills
Situated below the ancient Preseli Hills, Ty Pren Bach is the ideal location to explore one of Wales’ most beautiful and magical landscapes.
You can walk up to the highest point of the Preseli Hills - Cwmcerwyn – directly from the property or drive a short distance to park close to the ancient Golden Road and Foel Eryr.
It is also on the route of the Preseli Green Dragon walkers bus.
www.pembrokeshire-online.co.uk /2grovevillas/typren/typren.htm   (359 words)

 Stonehenge Jewelry The Merlin Ring Bluestone in Jewellery at New Moon
The original inner rings and the inner horshoe are made of Preseli Bluestone which comes from far-off Wales.
Wear the magic of Stonehenge with you always with these solid Preseli Bluestone rings - The Merlin Ring.
As these rings are cut and polished from solid Preseli Bluestone, sizes are approximate but you will find that it will fit the right finger for you.
www.newmoon.uk.com /jewellery/merlin.htm   (623 words)

 Walkers bus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
THE ‘PRESELI GREEN DRAGON' is the innovative, flexible bus service serving the Preseli Hills and surrounding communities.
One of the largest villages in the Preseli area with a population of approximately 600, Crymch boasts a Cinema - Theatre y Gromlech, swimming pool and leisure centre.
The Preselis are an area of great natural beauty and enormous historical interest.
www.prta.co.uk /walkers_bus.htm   (688 words)

 RTÉ News: Racing: Preseli wins Moyglare Stakes
The Michael Grassick-trained Preseli has won the G1 Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh this afternoon.
It is the third consecutive year that a home-based horse has captured the £175,000 prize.
Preseli fought back challenges from Torgau (4/1-5/1) and Littlefeather (3/1-7/2) to take the title.
www.rte.ie /news/1999/0905/racing.html   (168 words)

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