Neldoreth was amongst the many areas of Doriath that was enclosed within the Girdle of Melian after the First Battle of Beleriand. Lúthien was born here during the Years of the Trees and the Sleep of Yavanna in Middle-earth. It was also the place, during the First Age, in which Beren first saw Lúthien as she danced in the moonlight and fell in love with her
- The Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion
- The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, "Treebeard"
- The Complete Guide to Middle-earth