The Historical Environment Records are an important starting point for anyone interested in the archaeology, built heritage and history of an area but they do not tell the full story.

For many historical sites their story and cultural importance depends on their setting in the landscape.    The relative positions of burial mounds on high sites,   the views from defensive positions of Welsh Princes and Norman Barons or the power of standing stones to guide us on our journeys are dependant on their position in the landscape.


In June 2024 the UK government adopted the UNESCO  Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.    The underlying principles of the Convention that implementation is community based, inclusive and respectful, open and engaged.    Considering the need to build greater awareness, especially among the younger generations, of the importance of the intangible cultural heritage and of its safeguarding,