The Dream of Macsen Wledig from the Mabinogion tells the story of how the Emperor of Rome experienced a dream in which he travelled to Wales.
Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll, which means “The Hollow Oak, Haunt of Demons” or “The Blasted Oak of Spirits” was a real tree. Its story is dark and terrifying.
There are may lakes scattered around Wales, each with their own unique characteristics and history. Many also have the most amazing legends and folklore.
In Wales, legends of encounters with the Otherworld are never far away. One such legend is associated with Llyn y Fan Fach, a lake in Carmarthenshire.
In Wales, legends and folklore of King Arthur and the Otherworld are never far away, and lakes are often the settings for such stories.