Bronze Age ‘lost’ forest exposed on Borth beach, Ceredigion Wales UKAdd to Lightbox
Borth, Ceredigion Wales UK, Sunday 13 March 2016
After a series of intense winter storms, and at very low tide, the eerie remains of the ‘lost’ bronze age oak forest appear along the beach at Borth, just north of Aberystwyth on the west wales coast.
The trees give some credence to the enduring legend of the ’sunken kingdom’ of Cantre’r Gwaelod that according to legend was lost under the waters of Cardigan Bay.
Much more of the sand that has usually covered the stumps of these ancient trees has been washed way over the winter, and there is some concern locally that the recently completed multi-million pound sea defence scheme to protect the low lying village is exacerbating the situation, and possibly threatening the continuing preservation of the forest
photo © Keith Morris
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