Tintern Abbey in Tintern, Monmouthshire, Wales

Beams of light illuminate the ruins of Tintern Abbey ~ Tintern, Monmouthshire, Wales. This place is wonderful to visit.

Abandoned monastery, Whitby, Yorkshire, UK

Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK, My father would be so pleased if I were to visit his homeland.

Tintern Abbey was dissolved by Henry VIII.  The Abbey is 881 years old.

Tintern Abbey in south Wales was dissolved by Henry VIII. Tintern Abbey was dissolved by Henry VIII. The Abbey is 881 years old.

Tintern Abbey - Wales

Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales While with an eye made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. -Wordsworth from 'Tintern Abbey'

Gloucester Cathedral, England, used extensively in the Harry Potter films | by shexbeer, via Flickr

Gloucester Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, Gloucester, England Gloucester Cathedral cloister, used extensively in the Harry Potter film series, England (by shexbeer).

The ruins of Tintagel, Cornwall ,UK. Builded in 13th centuary.

The ruins of Tintagel Castle, Cornwall UK "Steeped in myths and mystery, this is a spectacular place which has inspired artists and writers throughout history who have associated it with the legend of King Arthur and the story of Tristan and Isolde"

Whitby Abbey is a ruined  Benedictine Abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff Above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England.  It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII.

England Travel Inspiration - Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine Abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff Above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII.

Milan Cathedral. Near the main entrance is a sundial, engraved with zodiac symbols, installed in 1768 by astronomers from the Accademia di Brera, placed so that it is struck by a ray of sunlight breaking through a hole in the opposite wall. On the summer solstice, the ray strikes the tongue of bronze set in the floor; on the winter solstice, the ray of light stretches out to reach the meridian.

Milan, zodiac sundial, 1768 ~ astronomers from Accademia di Brera. Summer solstice, ray strikes tongue of bronze set in the floor; winter solstice, stretches out to meridian.

Standing stones at Pentre Ifan in Pembrokeshire, Wales. This Bronze Age monument, also known as Arthur's Quoit, dates from around 4000-3500 BC. It is thought to have been constructed as a burial chamber and would have originally been covered in earth. The capstone of the chamber is about 5 metres long. Photographed in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales.

Dolmen at Pentre Ifan, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales. This Bronze Age monument, also known as Arthur's Quoit, dates from around BC. It is thought to have been constructed as a burial chamber and would have originally been covered in earth.

✯ Valle Crucis Abbey is located near Llangollen, north Wales, UK. Nearby is the Pillar of Eliseg, a ninth century stone cross partly destroyed during the civil war. This ancient monument gives the abbey its name, which translated is the valley of the cross, founded in 1201

✯ Valle Crucis Abbey is located near Llangollen, north Wales, UK. Nearby is the Pillar of Eliseg, a ninth century stone cross partly destroyed during the civil war. This ancient monument gives the abbey its name, which translated is the valley of the cros

Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, UK....was here in the summer and New Years Day

Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, UK - National Parks Week is coming up and what a perfect way to celebrate!

Caerphilly Castle ~ Town of Caerphilly, Rhymney Valley, Wales [photo by Angela Thomas]....

Caerphilly castle in Wales. :) This place brings back so many memories.last summer, hmmm Caerphilly Castle in Wales

Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, England, where King Arthur is said to have come to die. In his time the land was marshland and the Tor was cut off by sheets of water during floods and very high tides.

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