In the princapality of Wales one of the Celtic nations of Northern Europe.In the mountains of the Welsh midlands is the "Cwn y hen ddihenydd" (valley of the ancients) to the entrance of this valley is its sentinal the mountain of the Sleeping Giant. To the west is "Merlins court" the twin waterfall gorge housing the Alter of the Mages to the south is the city of" Swansea "home to the bard "DylanThomas" most famous of the modern Welsh Drudic bards to the East is Arthurs stone were legends hold Excalibur was drawn.To the North east the town of Caerleon and Roman fort and amphitheatre possible setting of Camlot and the round table.Above the valley to the North west is Llyn y fan fawr lake of the lady.
In this holy valley is Caerg Dueon not the biggest of the stone circles but one of the most powerful for its size due to is remote location,not having the drain of Awen(Celtic earth magic) from it as more well know areas such as Stonehenge and its location in such a place of power the air is pure the wind blowing from the north the many streams from the many waterfalls all add to its power
Merlin's Court to the west is another place of power twin water falls enter a small valley to Alter of the Mages in its centre embraced by a ring of oak wood.
Nos Stones are the crystal like black gem stones found the waterfalls at in the oak wood forests near the places of power it is said in legend that they were given to the Celtic people for the use of magic to keep this world safe from the Tylwyth Teg (fairy folk )(Celtic fairies are akin to "The Lord of the Rings Elves" )the oak and falls are the said to be gate ways to the fairy realms at the time between times (dusk and dawn)
A fascinating and interesting local blog
of welsh folklore to the local landscape.
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As someone once said location,location,location if you do not have somewhere in mind for your big celebration and wish for some ideas, our area is blessed by a large number of stunning nature locations in the area. Coastal,lake side,woodland,river side ,cave or even pagan holy sites, we would be happy to advise you weather you chose our services or not just contact us...
Example of waterfall in "water fall country" in the Neath area
It is even possible in one location to have it behind the falls
(the locations depend on weather conditions of course and even with good conditions it gets very very wet and LOUD (it is Wales after all)
Angel steps near Glyneath great river scape area ........Angel steps (video link)
Another one 29 miles North of Swansea
Bran the Blessed shrine ......video link
Wood land scape in the the area ...
There are many many such woodland clearings in the area