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Land of Legends: Nevern

Now a tranquil village nestled within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Nevern’s Medieval past lives on through the legends relating to the castle and the church.

The Celtic High Cross and ‘bleeding' yew tree at Nevern.

The Bleeding Yew
Why does the Yew tree in Nevern church yard drip thick red blood and when will it stop bleeding?

Family Feuds
The story of the lives, loves and bitter battles fought at Nevern Castle.

St Brynach
A saintly man who made his home in North Pembrokeshire with strong links to Nevern and Carn Ingli​.
🔊 St Brynach (click link to download audio file).
📖 St Brynach (click link to download story PDF).

Walk in the legendary landscape:

🚶 Nevern (click link to download walk PDF).

For more information about Nevern read our Welcome to Nevern interpretation panel.