HistoryPoints News

Dec 16, 2013

See dead trees from prehistory

Timber rots when exposed to water, right? Not if it's at Borth (in Ceredigion) or Rhyl. Near both of those places, the ground ...

Category: General
Posted by: Rhodri

has been so waterlogged for millennia that tree stumps have been preserved at the locations where the trees grew, 5,000 years or more ago. At certain low tides at Splash Point, Rhyl, fallen trunks are also revealed. For more information about these remarkable survivors, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the Wales Coast Path at either location. Or click here for Borth and here for Rhyl