#Trellech

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Sunbeams pour from a cleft in the clouds before sunset.

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Stonehenge may get all of the attention, but there are standing stones throughout the UK that are worth a visit. One set I had the chance to see with @TheTravellingHistoryCompany​ is Harold's Stones in Trellech.

Check out the MissElaineous Blog later this week to learn more about the fascinating history of this area of Wales, or pop by today to catch up on Part 1 (link in my profile).

One of the first places I visited in Trellech was the medieval church of St. Nicholas. Much of it dates to around 1300, and it even has its original medieval preaching cross in the churchyard. Check out the MissElaineous Blog later this week to learn even more, or sign up to the mailing list to have the blog delivered directly to your inbox (and get a free eBook!). Check out the link in my profile for more info.

Beautiful evening walk yesterday with Chepstow walkers are welcome. Refreshing circular walk around the Trellech Beacon topped off with a cheeky merlot at The Lion ✨🌙🍷🌿
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It may not look like much today, but this mound is the remains of a motte-and-bailey castle in the village of Trellech. Stay tuned for next week's blog post to learn more about it and the other ancient monuments in this small Welsh village (which, once upon a time, wasn't so small!). Part 1 is available now on the MissElaineous Blog (link in my profile)

We had an amazing open day yesterday, huge thanks to all of our visitors who came along and donated so generously!

Thank you to @cardiffcastlegarrison with their wonderful displays, to the tea & cake stall, to Jonathan with his Cannons, and to our tour guides, staff members and finds experts

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Day 1 on site was unfortunately cut short due to stormy weather but my brief time digging has already shown me how much amazing archaeology there is in the village of Trellech #andwhenisayvillage #imeanthis #roadwithchurch #andpub #rural #archaeology #excavation #church #explore #lunchwalks #lostcityoftrellech #trellech #monmouthshire #wales

Open Weekend is this weekend! 💚
Make sure you come on down to explore the lost city of Trellech! Perfect day out for the summer holidays
> Free entry
>Tours, tea & cake
> Renactment by @cardiffcastlegarrison
> Family friendly
> Dogs welcome (on a lead)

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Trellech Beacon, Wye Valley

Lovely Henry Wag hamper for the Trellech Primary School raffle.
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