Isle of Albion
High on a summit overlooking the Dee Valley.
Photographed: Thursday 13th July 2006
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Moel-tŷ-Uchaf is a stone circle roughly 12 metres in diameter, consisting of approximately 40 stones, all around one metre in height. It is situated atop a hill along the edge of the Berwyn mountains, with spectacular views stretching out towards Llandrillo and over the River Dee.

Moel-tŷ-Uchaf is a marvellously isolated circle. The drive up into the hills is a foray into the wilderness, and the steep walk up towards the circle creates a dramatic sense of pilgrimage. Breathtaking views unfold to the right, capturing the spectacular panorama of the Welsh countryside below. There is a palpable sense of an older, more bucolic landscape - one in which life runs at a slower pace. Seldom can this feeling be encountered within the cluttered, modern boundaries of England.