EP05 The Legend of Gelert, the Heroic Hound of Beddgelert: the real story behind the Welsh folk tale
Jul 10th, 2020
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? Join MARK REES (Ghosts of Wales/ Curious Wales) as he goes in search of the secret origins of the tragic tale, in which a heroic hound pays the ultimate price for being man's best friend. It's a journey which begins with a piece of folklore, and takes some unexpected twists through Wild Wales, Welsh culture, and even the French Revolution.