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Family visitor attraction and day out in Corris, Mid Wales - King Arthur's Labyrinth

Family visitor attraction and day out in Corris, Mid Wales - King Arthur's Labyrinth

KING ARTHUR PANEL.  legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th century. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

KING ARTHUR PANEL. legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th century. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

Tintagel Castle ruins of the Arthurian Legend steeped in legend and mystery; said to be the birthplace of King Arthur and Merlin's Cave. Cornwall, England.

Tintagel Castle ruins of the Arthurian Legend steeped in legend and mystery; said to be the birthplace of King Arthur and Merlin's Cave. Cornwall, England.

According to legend, the Round Table which hangs in the Great Hall of Winchester Castle is the table around which King Arthur and his Knights met, and it has been famous for centuries for its associations with the legendary 'Once and Future King'. Although we now know that it originated many centuries later, the table’s mystique still remains.  It was probably created in about 1290.  In the early years of King Henry VIII’s reign the table was painted with the Tudor Rose at its center

According to legend, the Round Table which hangs in the Great Hall of Winchester Castle is the table around which King Arthur and his Knights met, and it has been famous for centuries for its associations with the legendary 'Once and Future King'. Although we now know that it originated many centuries later, the table’s mystique still remains. It was probably created in about 1290. In the early years of King Henry VIII’s reign the table was painted with the Tudor Rose at its center

Glastonbury, England. This is the church where King Arthur is buried. It is rich in culture and history.

Joseph of Arimathea, Keeper of the Holy Grail

Glastonbury, England. This is the church where King Arthur is buried. It is rich in culture and history.

The Welsh Dragon – ("the red dragon") – appears on the national flag of Wales. The flag is also called Y Ddraig Goch. The oldest recorded use of the dragon to symbolise Wales is in the Historia Brittonum, written around AD 829, but it is popularly supposed to have been the battle standard of King Arthur and other ancient Celtic leaders.

The Welsh Dragon – ("the red dragon") – appears on the national flag of Wales. The flag is also called Y Ddraig Goch. The oldest recorded use of the dragon to symbolise Wales is in the Historia Brittonum, written around AD 829, but it is popularly supposed to have been the battle standard of King Arthur and other ancient Celtic leaders.

England, Scotland and Wales in 550 This map shows how Britain was organised in around 550 AD.

England, Scotland and Wales in 550 This map shows how Britain was organised in around 550 AD.

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