Tuesday 26 February 2019

Mystical Places to Visit in the UK & Ireland

The UK & Ireland is scattered with extraordinary attractions & spellbinding scenery. Take a look at the following list to find your next enchanting day out or holiday destination! Each of these magical places is steeped in mystery & legend.

1. Shell Grotto, Margate 

Discovered in 1835, this subterranean passageway remains one of the world’s most mysterious places! To this day nobody knows why, how or when it was created. It spans 2000 sq ft & was created with 4.6 million shells.

2. Wistman’s Wood, Dartmoor National Park  

With moss-covered boulders & drooping, gnarled trees, it’s easy to see why this wood has been the focus of scary poems and novels for centuries. This truly atmospheric wood is nestled in the Dartmoor National Park & looks like the setting of a fairytale. 

3. Glastonbury, Somerset

Bursting with myth & magic this town in Somerset has many stories to tell! With heavy links to the legends of King Arthur (the ruins of the 7th Century abbey are said to be his burial place), the nearby world famous festival site & connections to Joseph of Arimathea, this is a truly unique place to visit.

4. Fairy Pools, Isle of Syke

This series of magical, crystal clear, waterfalls lies at the foot of the Black Cuillins on the Isle of Skye. The beauty & supernatural atmosphere of these natural pools makes them a favourite with wild swimmers & photographers.

5. Newgrange, Co Meath

Dating to around 3200 BC, this prehistoric monument in Co Meath is older than both Stonehenge & the Egyptian pyramids. Built by stone age farmers as a sacred burial site, the impressive passage & chamber align with the rising sun at the Winter Solstice. 
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