To help bring the Wales History Map to life, Cadw has created a series of audio guides telling the stories behind four of Wales’ best loved ‘Heroes and Heroines’.
From the tragic tale of Branwen ferch Llyr to the proud story of Llywelyn the Great, each MP3 audio guide can be downloaded for use at home, in the car and even onsite.
The story of Llywelyn the Great
This guide references various sites included on the Wales History Map’s ‘Princes of Gwynedd’ theme.
The story of Gwenllian
The Gwenllian guide references a battle held near Kidwelly Castle – a key site on the ‘Lords of the Southern March’ route of the Wales History Map.
The story of Sidney Gilchrist Thomas
This audio guide links clearly to Blaenavaon Ironworks – a key site on the ‘Wales: First Industrial Nation’ theme of the Wales History Map.
The story Branwen ferch Llyr
This story draws links to Harlech Castle – one of the sites included on the Wales History Map’s ‘Castles of Edward I’ theme.