In this episode we go in search of a dreaded creature which patrols the haunted lanes of Wales at night, a terrifying beast with glowing red eyes and putrid breath, none other than the "hound of hell" itself, the gwyllgi.
Is there any truth to Wales’ most famous folk tale? Did a dog named Gelert really fight with a gigantic wolf for the life of the Prince of Wales’ son and heir? The fifth episode of the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast is live NOW, and it’s dedicated to the legend of Gelert, the faithful hound of Beddgelert! In this episode, the spotlight is switched from ghosts to folk tales, and not just any old folk tale but arguably the most famous Welsh folk tale of all – that of Gelert, the heroic hound who paid the ultimate price for being man’s best friend. It’s a tragic tale which…