Stepping into a magical woodland can be one of the most healing and re-energizing acts of care for oneself.
This morning I ventured into the woods around Kilronan Castle and the mystical Lough Meelagh, a short distance from Bealtaine Cottage.
I’m glad to have brought my little camera, as am now able to share this enchantment with you.
This sacred place nestles into the valley that sweeps off towards Sligo and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Lough is dotted with Crannogs…ancient dwelling places constructed by ancestral forces on the Lough itself. You can just see this Crannog in the distance.
These were places of safety in times of a forested land where wild animals posed a threat and tribal invasions were part of life.
The Lough has risen high along the gentle shoreline, where moss and lichen hold sway.
Tree roots have loosened in the storm ridden rain and some have…