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Glastonbury Tor, Somerset is part of England’s West Country.The Tor is a conical hill which, many thousands of years ago, before draining of the local landscape would have formed an island. (Tor is an Old English name for rocky hill.) The site appears to have had spiritual significance for local people both pre and post Christianity. On top of the Tor is a tower, being the remains of a church built in 1323.

Today, we visited Old Sarum and Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England.



Standing stone with Kilmartin village in distance.,

This evening, I am reporting on an important funding boost for the ancient and important prehistoric landscape of Kilmartin Glen in Argyll, West of Scotland.

Read more on Kilmartin Glen’s Culture Boost…