Discover Myths and Legends
When a King of Ireland had seven troublesome daughters, he decided to cast them away in a boat without sails. The currents carried them east and they came ashore upon the beach. They were rescued shortly afterwards by seven local farmers, with whom they fell in love, and married. The place was named Tresaith, the 'Place of Seven', for each of the troublesome daughters who made it their home.
Every two years Ceredigion rowers compete in a tough 24 hour rowing race from Arklow in Ireland to Aberystwyth - the Celtic Challenge will next take place in May 2014. A tradition to celebrate the legend of the seven Irish princesses that arrived in a rowing boat on a Ceredigion shore?
Ceredigion has charming tales about wildlife, and even mermaids. Take a boat trip and you may even get to spot one! Discover more Ceredigion stories, myths and legends below.