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Zetetic: Sadly I'm archiving this cache as it's just too popular with muggles. Retrieved the cache today and the area was swarming with scouts and guides. The local walking group also know about it as it's appeared in their list of walks.

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Twin Tomb (Gower)

A cache by Zetetic Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 4/24/2005
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Please note the cache is now in a new location, coordinates, details and hint have been amended.

This cache is situated near the easy to reach Cat Hole cave, a pre-historic bone cave and the Giant’s Grave, a Neolithic long barrow tomb.

Parking is available in Parkmill. There are two tea rooms here but parking will cost you £2. Alternatively there is a small free car park nearer to the cache at N51° 35.188 W004° 06.664.

During your hunt for the cache you will discover two fine burial places:-

The Giant’s Grave is known by several names, Long Cairn, Parc le Breos Tomb and Parc Cwm Long Cairn. It is a classic example of a transepted gallery grave dated as far back as 3,500 BC. Discovered and excavated in 1869 the remains of around 24 human skeletons were uncovered.

Cat Hole is the easiest of Gower’s caves to explore. The cave was only excavated in 1958 when flint blades, pottery fragments and two human skeletons were found. The further discovery of broken burial urns suggests that the cave was used as a funeral ground during the Bronze Age.

If you decide to explore the cave please respect the fact that this as an important winter roost for Lesser Horseshoe and other species of bat.

The cache is a 1l tupperware style container in a green camo bag, and contains a logbook, pen, pencil, sharpener, and several items for trade.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Va n ubyybj haqre gur ynetrfg gerr.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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