Welsh Actor Luke Evans mentions “Llyn Y Fan’s Great Beauty” in Visit Wales’s amazing new advert promoting Wales. Llyn y Fan is a lake in the Brecon Beacons or in fact two lakes. Llyn y Fan Fawr and Llyn y Fan Fach lie on a mountain just north of Ystradgynlais, where River Tawe Holiday Apartment is situated.
It is a short drive and a beautiful walk to visit these ancient and mysterious lakes which have been the subject of legends throughout the ages.
The Red book Of Hergest, an ancient manuscript written just after the year 1382 holds a tale that starts by the shores of Llyn y Fan Fach and the same story is also recorded in the Mabinogion.
The story can be read here.