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Visitor Notice

Due to concerns over the spread of Coronavirus and the well-being of our visitors, Bodowyr Burial Chamber will be closed to the public until further notice. Please check the Cadw website for further updates.

Overview

Neolithic standing stones still shrouded in mystery

Standing on a hillock backed by panoramic views of Snowdonia, Bodowyr is a striking landmark. The massive, mushroom-shaped capstone was originally supported by four tall standing stones, one of which fell at some point over the last few millennia. A fifth, shorter stone is believed to mark what was once the tomb’s entrance.

Originally covered in earth and built in Neolithic (New Stone Age) times it is most likely a passage grave used for communal burial. However, the site has never been excavated so exactly who or what is buried here remains a mystery.


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Directions

Road
Near Bodowyr farm, 11/4m (2km) E of Llangaffo, off B4419. Llanfair PG 5m (8km).
Rail
Llanfair PG 5m (8km).

For further information, please contact: Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 0000 or National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50.