This stone circle is better known as the "Druids Circle" yet it was built a 1000 years before the Druids first came to the area with Iron Age invaders.
Sunday was only a few days after the winter solstice. You would imagine in the past that the midst of winter and the shortest day, would have been an important time of the year for those who built it.
It is a breathtakingly beautiful and peaceful site even if the wind whips red raw any skin you foolishly expose to the elements.
Check out the balanced and thoughtful (as ever) Jack of Kent post on the origins of Christmas here.
Nadolig Llawen everyone!