Hilly Fields Stone Circle
On a happy cycle ride through South London I cycled up the Hilly Field park.
(It’s quite a hill, thank god for electric bicycles.)
At the top and round the corner I stumbled across this stone circle. Now, normally stone circles in Britain are special things, tourist attractions like Stonehenge or there’s one in Glastonbury.
But without pomp or ceremony, here I stumbled on a stone circle in an otherwise average London park. Without a druid in sight. No entrance fee and no hippies touching the stones for good vides. Surprisingly.
I would’ve been more surprised, had I not been on holiday to Ireland this Summer where every farm has a stone circle.
“Arhh, yeah” my Irish girlfriend said. “That’s where the fairies live. It’s bad luck to clear it”
“I thought you had Leprechauns” I said.
“Leprechauns are just one type of fairy. In Ireland, we have lots of types” she said.
And my mind was blown.
And your mind will be blown too on a trip to Hilly Fields Stone Circle (if you haven’t already been to Ireland.)
Afterwards I recommend a flying cycle ride down the steps down the back.
They aren’t too steep.
But do slam on your brakes at the end because, they lead out into passing traffic.