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Apr 5, 2023

Welsh curse was Irish loss

Pennard Castle, Gower, was overwhelmed by sand after fairies placed a curse on it, and at the same time Ireland's beaches were stripped of their sand. That's one of the myths associated with the ruined castle which you can now ...

discover as you visit by scanning the HistoryPoints QR codes nearby, or by clicking here. We also have QR codes for information about the nearby village which was buried by sand during the unusually stormy 13th and 14th centuries. Remains of the village's church still lie under the sand, as you can read on this page