This article is all about the newly-discovered Belinus leyline, which was discovered by Gary Biltcliffe and described in his book The Spine of Albion. The Belinus line crosses the St Michael line at Seven Barrows Down, and runs from south to north up the British Isles, like a spine, from the Isle of Wight up through the White Horse of Uffington (which some believe was originally a dragon) and the serpent temple at Shap to the furthest reaches of Scotland.
I recently met Gary Biltcliffe who has done an enormous amount of work on uncovering the Belinus line, and he told me about his website: Belinus Line, where all his research is laid out very clearly.
I’ve decided to post some pictures and extracts from that website to give a flavour, but I seriously recommend, if you’re at all interested in the energetic template of Britain, that you check out Gary’s excellent site.
So first of all, here is the Belinus ley line, forming a spine along the land mass of Britain.
I’m going to pull out some more interesting spots along its route, ‘power spots’ as Gary refers to them.
At the base of Britain, the Belinus line begins it journey at the magical Isle of Wight. The diamond-shaped isle has a ridge of hills in the form of a serpent. Both male and female currents meet on the island at a secret place of power integral to the energy matrix of Britain.
It crosses Quarr Abbey on the Isle of Wight, which is the men’s Benedictine abbey and monastery. I used to visit there when I was staying at St Cecilia’s, the women’s nunnery and abbey, about a mile away. It has an amazing vibe.
Here we can see the serpent-shaped ridge of hills across the Isle of Wight.
Next stop, the White Horse or Dragon of Uffington.
The Uffington Horse or Dragon
Many researchers agree that the ancient White Horse of Uffington in Berkshire is a stylised dragon. Below the chalk figure is Dragon Hill where legend says St George himself (whoever he was) slayed a dragon. Between the Uffington Castle node and the Dragon Hill node, the male and female currents often swap polarity at certain times of the year. When I first dowsed here (pic right) the female Elen had swapped with Belinus, so that they just kissed at the nodes instead of crossing. I discovered that this area is also key to the energy matrix of Britain.
Next, the Rollright Stones.
Incredibly the two currents meet, not in the circle, but on a mound near the King Stone. After researching the folklore and history of this site, the mystery of why, revealed itself.
Next, the serpent temple at Shap Cumbria marks the middle point of the north-south Belinus line. Interestingly, the only other serpent temple in Britain, at Avebury, marks the middle part of the east-west St Michael line.
Dowsing and research of this forgotten site revealed the former importance and sacredness of this serpent temple which once had great stone avenues linking stone circles. Unfortunately it was recorded that hundreds of these stones were dynamited during the Industrial Revolution.
One of the stones at Shap
And then Scotland …
Dowsing the serpents along the Scottish section of the Belinus Line was an enlightening and fascinating experience. I discovered many sacred sites associated with King Arthur, Merlin. Knights Templars, Culdee and Christian Saints, and of course Dragons!
This is a fascinating website with plenty of solid research into the Belinus line and I seriously recommend it to anyone interested in ley lines, sacred sites and Earth mysteries.
If you liked this, you might also like Belinus Line II ~ And the Wise Men Followed the Star.
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Dragon Hill being associated with a “dragonslaying” event means it was/is an energetic omphalos.