Gelert's Grave (Beddgelert) Reviews
Description:Address: Beddgelert / Snowdonia / Wales / The famous resting place of Llywelyn Prince of North Wales faithfull hound.
Newest Review: ... Very picturesque. Gelert's Grave itself isn't actually much. It's a fenced off area with a couple of trees and a plaque that tells of a story about a former prince of North Wales and his dog, the dog was loyal, Prince Llywelyn came back from hunting to find his son gone from his cot, Gelert the dog had blood all over his mouth, so Llywelyn plunged a sword into him but his son was fine and ... more
Customer Gelert's Grave (Beddgelert) Reviews (2)
by - written on 14/03/11 (Useful, 104 readings)
When I'm at home I live not very far from Beddgelert where Gelert's Grave is situated and have visited it many times when I walk along the neighbouring Aberglaslyn Pass. It's located in a beautiful spot by the river within one of Snowdonia's many valleys and mountains. Very picturesque. Gelert's Grave itself isn't actually much. It's a fenced off area with a couple of trees and a plaque that tells of a story about a former prince of North Wales and his dog, the dog was loyal, Prince Llywelyn came back from hunting to find his son gone from his cot, Gelert the dog had blood all over his mouth, so Llywelyn plunged a sword into him but his son was fine and Gelert ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/06/09 (Very useful, 223 readings)
When my sister and I took her grandson's to North Wales over Easter we visited the beautiful village of Beddgelert, we adults had never heard of the place before and were firmly put in our places by the four and six year old boys who had not only heard of Beddgelert but had learned the most wonderful legend about the village at school just weeks before we visited. In the early 13th century Prince Llewellyn ruled the land of Gwynedd and when his son was born was overjoyed to have a heir. One day the Prince couldn't find his favourite loyal Irish Wolfhound, Gelert, so set off hunting without him, on his return he was greeted by the faithful dog but was confused ... Read the complete review
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