Tag: ghosts of wales

The Ghost of a Murdered Knight: Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast

The Ghost of a Murdered Knight: Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast: A chilling real-life “Ghosts of Wales” tale, in which the spectre of a slain warrior returns to a secluded Welsh farm house and turns a paranormal sceptic into a true believer

The Magical Welsh Christmas Tree: A Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast Christmas special

The Mari Lwyd is arguably the most well-known character in Welsh folklore. But why do people carry a horse’s skull door-to-door late at night, and challenge their neighbours to a battle in verse?

A Ghost Story for Christmas Eve; or, Festive Spirits at the Haunted Welsh Pub: A Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast Christmas special

There is a Welsh pub which is said to be haunted by many ghosts, which range from the good old “lady in black” to a “headless cavalier.” They are, for most part, seemingly harmless enough, but on Christmas Eve a more troublesome phantom – a pesky poltergeist, you might say – has been known to cause mischief.

Mari Lwyd, the Welsh Christmas “Ghost Horse” podcast: Secret history and folklore of the “bone horse” of Wales

The Mari Lwyd is arguably the most well-known character in Welsh folklore. But why do people carry a horse’s skull door-to-door late at night, and challenge their neighbours to a battle in verse?