The next leg of this journey takes you to the Medieval Castle of Conwy in North Wales or Gwyneddrr
The Welsh “Giants of the North”
Giants of the North – The Historic Welsh Caernarfon Castle is Truly Majestic
Caernarfon Castle, a giant of the North that still may have a role in Welsh History
Giants of the North – Owain Glyndwr and Harlech Castle – The Pride of Wales
A flashback into the history of Harlech Castle produced fascinating information about a revered Welsh Hero: Owain Glyndwr (Owen Glendower)
Hunting for Ghosts and Legends in Wales
When the opportunity to go on a “Ghosts and Legends” tour in Wales arrived, I jumped at the chance. It sounded like a fascinating chance to visit some unusual places and hear their legendary stories. With so much history in the land, and so many ancient buildings which could have been imprinted with the events that had taken place within them over the years, I expected there would be a wild assortment of haunting tales abounding throughout the country. I went looking for those spooky stories. Ghosts and Legends of Wales held the promise of being a very haunting tour!
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Queen’s Head Hotel
Ghost hunting in Wales takes us to Monmouth’s 16th century coaching inn the Queen’s Head Hotel.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Skirrid Inn
Hunting for haunted places takes us to Abergavenny to the Skirrid Inn reputed to be Wales most haunted inn.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Raglan Castle
Ghost hunting leads us to a Welsh ghost who haunts the ruins of Raglan Castle.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Portmeirion
The brainchild of architecture’s answer to Picasso, Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis. Instead of haunted houses, we found a haunted shop and learned about a haunted mine while at Portmeirion, Wales.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Dolserau Hall
The tranquil Dolserau Hall, a former Victorian country house, within Snowdonia National Park, has its own ghost.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Nanteos Mansion
Nanteos Mansion is reputed to be one of the most haunted houses in Wales, but we were told a different story. Who are we to believe?
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Brynafon Country House Hotel in Rhyader or The Old Workhouse
The intriguing history attached to this haunted old workhouse brought to mind a story from my genealogical research.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Gwydir Castle: One Couple’s Dream Came True
A tour of Wales looking for Ghosts and Legends led us to the fascinating medieval Gwydir Castle.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – An Unexpected Turn of Events at Bodysgallen Hall
A big surprise was in store for me during my last night in Wales, spent in the delightful Bodysgallen Hall , a beautiful seventeenth century Historic House Hotel.
Ghosts and Legends in Wales – Tintern Abbey
Hunting for haunting stories in Wales brings us to Tintern Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey on the Welsh bank of the Wye River
Plas Newydd and the Legacy of the Ladies of Llangollen
Two leading ladies leave a legacy not only of their home, but also on the psyche of their society
Caerleon, a Roman Amphitheater in Wales
Maxine George takes you to Wales to visit an ancient Roman ruin, a site dating to 75 AD