I visited Doll Tor with Sue just last year, and it’s one of my favourite places I’ve been with her. Just a magical spot, now desecrated because of thoughtless vandals. I cannot understand the behaviour of people in this country at the moment, visiting our beautiful places and leaving rubbish and destruction behind…
It was with sadness that I read of the damage once more sustained by Doll Tor in the last few days. The circle is a beautiful and secluded spot, hidden in a little wood and just far enough off the beaten track to ensure that its atmosphere of magic and mystery remains unbroken. Until the vandals come to play.
Doll Tor is not just a stone circle, it is a small ritual complex and part of a wider ritual landscape. It was built thousands of years ago in the Bronze Age… or perhaps even in the late Neolithic period. It is also a grave site, where those who were laid to rest within its care were sent onwards with dignity, reverence and gifts.
Many still visit and use the site with care and respect. We have explored its energies and effects in our own work and workshops… it is a…
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Thank you for sharing this, Helen. It is such a special place…and such a sadness to see it desecrated. x
You’re so welcome, Sue. After the weeks of seeing crowds and litter and damage everywhere, this was the one that finally tipped me over the edge into real anger. I truly hope this special place can be restored x