"Carol: The Lady of the Lake"

You don't need to rush. You have all the time in the world.

You are in charge of how you experience Pathways. You can walk half the route and return to experience the rest on another day. You can walk a completely different path. You can choose the accessible option. You can listen from your garden or bedroom or greenhouse. 

I wanted to extend the reach of Pathways and to include voices from all over Wales. That's why, for the next six Pathways performances, I'll be handing over the reins to one of six emerging storytellers. For this performance, we go to Carol Pearce, a storyteller based in Meifod, Mid-Wales, to hear a magical retelling of the story of the Lady of the Lake.

You can find out more about Carol's storytelling here.

Why not get in touch with Pathways and let us know where you walked through this story?

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Below is the route that Carol walked and links to downloading her performance. 

Route & Options

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Approx. 1 hour

Described by Natural Resources Wales as an "Easy Riverside Stroll".

1 mile including return, on a wide, level path through woodland alongside the River Vyrnwy in North Powys. at a designated SSSI.

Start from Pont Llogel riverside carpark between Llangadfan and Llanwddyn, on the B4395. Head downstream until the level path ends, then retrace your steps. 

Click here for a PDF map of the trail provided by Natural Resources Wales.

Follow this link for more information about the route. 

Accessible Routes

The route above is suitable for most people with a good level of fitness and mobility. It is on a well-made path that is mostly flat and wheelchair-friendly.

The Performance

Follow these links to listen to Carol's performance of THE LADY OF THE LAKE/LLYN Y FAN FACH or follow this link.

To listen to the performance on Spotify click here.

To listen on Apple Podcasts click here.