HistoryPoints News

Jul 5, 2022

Bard's inspirational cottage

Many coast-path walkers pass the ruins of Tŷ Tan yr Allt, near Aberdaron, every year but few have known of its connection with one of Cynan's most famous poems - until now. HistoryPoints QR codes displayed nearby enable anyone to use their smartphone ...

to discover how Cynan had the cottage - and its seaward-facing front door - in mind when he wrote his poem Aberdaron in the 1920s. You can also see a postcard of the cottage with the bard's handwriting confirming the connection, and listen to Prof Gerwyn Wiliams reading the poem. The information, images and audio are also available by clicking here