Myths and Legends

Duke’s Table

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Sunset Brecon Beacons

Duke’s Table On the southern edge of the park on the track up to a quarry beside the Nant Trefil is the Duke’s Table. At first glance you may just walk straigh by without any idea of what this grass covered hump used to be. The Duke’s Table or picnic site was actually constructed for…

Myths and Legends

Year of Legends – Gwladus & Einion

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Waterfalls Brecon Beacons

There are many beautiful waterfalls in the Brecon Beacons but one of the most secluded are Sgwd Gwladus and Sgwd Einion Gam on the River Pyrddin near Pontneddfechan. These two waterfalls also have a traditional Welsh love based legend attached to them hence their names. Brychan of Brycheneiniog, a Welsh 5th century prince, had 24…

Myths and Legends

Carmarthenshire Castles & Poets

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Llansteffan Castle

Carmarthenshire Castles & Poets Today I went on a day out with the Carmarthenshire Tourist Board to visit St Clare and the coast. This is a reasonable distance from the coach house if you wanted to visit the coast and take in some castles and Welsh history. A very enjoyable trip. We visited Carmarthenshire castles…