Gorsedd Stones - Bute Park, Cardiff, Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 28.918 W 003° 11.026
30U E 487239 N 5703439
Quick Description: A framed view of 'Gorsedd Stones' which are the meeting places for Druids and Bards, located in Bute Park, the principal park and the green heart of the City of Cardiff, Capital of Wales.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/8/2014 11:56:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMJWWD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 7

Long Description:
A large wooden picture frame, with floral scrollwork carved around the edges, the frame was carved by Mark Holds in 2012. The location is inscribed in Welsh & English into the lower front edge of the frame, 'Parc Bute Park'

It frames a view of the Bardic Stone Circle, The stones are a ceremonial feature for The National Eisteddfod.

Few cities have such a spacious green area in the heart of their city. An internationally significant grade-1 listed historic landscape, Bute Park is on Cadw’s Register of Landscapes.

Entry into the park is free, and is open Dawn to Dusk, Daily.

"Gorsedd Stones (Welsh: Cerrig yr Orsedd) are groups of standing stones constructed for the National Eisteddfod of Wales. They form an integral part of the druidic Gorsedd ceremonies of the Eisteddfod. The stones can be found as commemorative structures throughout Wales and are the hallmark of the National Eisteddfod having visited a community". Text source: (visit link)

"Bute Park & Arboretum is an extensive area of mature parkland easily accessible from the city centre. Flanked by the River Taff, Sophia Gardens, Pontcanna Fields and Cardiff Castle, Bute Park is the “green heart” of Cardiff full of historic and wildlife interest. At 56 hectares (equivalent to 75 football pitches), it is one of the largest urban parks in Wales and comprises a broad mix of historic landscape, urban woodland, sports pitches, arboretum, horticultural features and river corridor".Text Source: (visit link)

Information on the Bards & Druids: (visit link)
Type of Framed View: huge picture frame

Access Times: Dawn to Dusk - Daily.

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