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Sep 24, 2019

Strongwoman's tale on your mobile

When Marged ferch Ifan wasn't wrestling, pulling pints, shoeing horses, doing carpentry or playing the harp, she could be found loading her boat with copper ore near Nant Peris, Snowdonia. She would row the laden ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

boat the full length of Llyn Peris and Llyn Padarn and beyond, then return the empty boat to Nant Peris and tie it to a pillar of rock which was known for centuries afterwards as "Pilar Marged". The pillar was destroyed in the 1980s, but now you can read the fascinating story of the legendary 18th-century strongwoman on your mobile as you visit the site. Simply scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the footpath gate at the layby near the upper end of Llyn Peris. Or click here