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Legends of the Biosphere

Year of Legend

2017 is the 'Year of Legends' in Wales; a great time to explore the culture and heritage of the Dyfi Biosphere.

During February and March, Visit Wales and Powys County Council helped ecodyfi put on a short series of participatory events 


The short films below give a flavour of some local legends. #find your epic.


Legends of the West app

Use the QR code on the image below to get the Legends of the West onto your device. The app is available free of charge from either the App Store or the Playstore- search for Legends of the West - Chwedlau'r Gorllewin.

The 'Legends of the West' app brings Ceredigion’s legendary landscape to life by delivering stories, activities and information to your mobile device as you explore the region. Using GPS and Beacon location technology to show relevant content to your device depending on your location, 'Legends of the West' enables you to engage more deeply with the culture of the region and explore the places and spaces associated with 12 fascinating legends, including Taliesin, Cantre'r Gwaelod and Twm Sion Cati.​​

The app was developed jointly by ecodyfi and Ceredigion County Council, helped financially by Visit Wales.

The Welsh Atlantis – Cantre'r Gwaelod (English version)

The Welsh Atlantis – Cantre'r Gwaelod (Welsh version)
The Salty Welsh Sea (English version)
The Salty Welsh Sea (Welsh version)
The Birth of Taliesin (English version)
The Birth of Taliesin (Welsh version)

Films by Fforest Films ( and Angharad Wynne

Background painting by Saoirse Morgan

Accommodation packages arranged by Cambria Tours

Year of Legends #FindYourEpic #GwladGwlad


These events and films have been funded via the Welsh Government’s Tourism Product Innovation Fund which aims to encourage new innovative product ideas working in partnership which will have a greater impact and attract more visitors.

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