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Land of Legends: Preseli Hills

Enjoy the sense of freedom and the vast views from the heights of the Preseli Hills, which narrowly escaped becoming a permanent military training ground.​

Preseli Hills
The Preseli Hills.

Culhwch and Olwen
The story of a brave warrior’s quest for his beautiful bride on the wild and rugged Preseli Hills.

πŸ”Š  Culhwch and Olwen (Twrch Trwyth) (click link to download audio file).
πŸ“–  Culhwch and Olwen (Twrch Trwyth) (click link to download story PDF).

You can see a sculpture of the Twrch Trwyth in the grounds of Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre in St Davids.


The Battle in the Sky
A story of strange happenings in the sky on the western edges of the Preseli Hills.
πŸ”Š Battle in the Sky (click link to download audio file).
πŸ“– Battle in the Sky (click link to download story PDF).


A poem by Waldo Williams
πŸ”Š Preseli by Waldo Williams (click link to download audio file).
πŸ“– Preseli by Waldo Williams (click link to download poem PDF).


Walk in the legendary landscape:​
 πŸšΆ Foel Dyrch (click link to download walk PDF).
 πŸšΆ Foel Eryr (click link to download walk PDF).
 πŸšΆ Mynydd Preseli (click link to download walk PDF).
 πŸšΆ The Golden Road (click link to download walk PDF).