Le Creux ès Faies

Guernsey, United Kingdom

Le Creux ès Faies is a Neolithic (3500 - 2000 BC), 8.5m long passage grave covered by a low mound. Two large capstones cover a rounded chamber but the passage capstones have long since gone. The mound on the north east side has been damaged and repaired though the first and last of the surrounding peristalith stones maybe in situ. Finds included human and animal bones, Beaker pottery and barbed and tanged arrowheads.

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Founded: 3500 - 2000 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom

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Lyn Bostock (8 months ago)
Called here while visiting Lihou Island and L'Eree Bay. It's worth seeing if you're over there for its historic value, but I wouldn't make a special journey for it.
Ian Chamberlain (2 years ago)
16.08.2022 I discovered this dolmen as I waited for the tide to go out to visit Lihou Island.Great to visit if you are interested in ancient history.Easy to find too.It is apparently an entrance to fairyland according to local folklore.Please keep a firm grip on your wallet or purse at all times.Watch out for your shoe laces too.The fairies can sometimes be very naughty.
Peter Lawless (2 years ago)
Interesting a wonderous place
Kate Morgan (2 years ago)
Beautiful, also love the folklore behind this place. You can definitely see how the locals would have thought fairies could have emerged from here! Parking is available right next to the site, and it is signposted from the road making it easy to find.
Ian Waddell (3 years ago)
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