The Stuff of Legend

A walk from Tregaron to Hafod

This journey studies the role of woodlands in Welsh legends and how it has influenced global culture. It explores:

The birth of the National Eisteddfod / Iolo Morganwg and the invention of a modern Druidic movement / The Cistercian powerhouse of Strata Florida / The muse for the Mabinogian / The people’s wood in Pontrhydfendigaid / Why forests inspire awe and fear in folklore / The yew tree of Dafydd ap Gwilym/ The Red Lion / Hafod Estate.

Walking Trails