How Victorian staycationers gave Devil’s Bridge its name

Hafod Hotel, Devil’s Bridge, Pontarfynach

This year, wave upon wave of staycationers have travelled through Wales, experiencing all it has to offer in terms of nature, the outdoors, the beaches, history, folklore and, of course woodlands and forests.

One favourite destination is the Hafod Hotel situated right on the Devil’s Bridge falls in Pontarfynach. But did you know that over 150 years ago, Devil’s Bridge got its name because of another era of staycationers, the Victorians, flocked here..

I tell more of the story in this video clip.

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