Dyfed - Paranormal Database Records

 
Loud Footsteps

Location: Tefin - House built on very old cottages along the main road.
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: The source unknown, this house is reportedly haunted by the sounds of knocking at night, footsteps running up the staircase during the day, and voices which can be heard downstairs by people trying to sleep upstairs.


 
Man in Black

Location: Tenby - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Thought to be a former parish priest, this ghostly figure in a cassock walks down the aisle before fading away.


 
Headless Group

Location: Tenby - Between Tenby and Sampson Cross
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Every night (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A headless team of horses driven by a headless coachman carries a headless lady in a coach along this road every night. As they reach the crossroads known as Sampson Cross, some ten miles from their starting point, they all disappear in a large explosion. Some people believe the entities have been laid, and now rest in a nearby lake.


 
Dragging

Location: Tenby - Number 1 The Paragon
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid twentieth century
Further Comments: A mother and daughter living at the property reported hearing the sounds of heavy footsteps followed by the scraping of a piece of furniture being dragged across the floor. Each blamed the other for the sounds until a family discussion reviled no one living at the house was the cause.


 
Water Fairy

Location: The Black Mountain - Llyn y Fan Fach mountain lake
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A legend tells of a lake fairy that once emerged from Llyn y Fan Fach and married a local man. She eventually returned home to the lake after her husband hit her, but only after bearing him three sons; she later returned to teach them medical skills.


 
Sunken Village

Location: Tregaron - Llyn-y-Maes
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This lake covers what is said to be the original Tregaron - within a few hours, the village was burnt to the ground and then flooded with water to atone for the sins of the evil villagers, who all died during the event.


 
Hounds

Location: Trelech - Unknown Lane in the area
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown, likely pre-nineteenth century
Further Comments: One witness heard the sound of invisible hounds moving down the road. Shortly after, a woman visiting Trelech died, and the route her body was taken matched that of the dogs.


 
Guardian

Location: Trelech a'r Betws (also spelt Trellech a'r Betws) - Prehistoric tumulus
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A gwiber, or large lizard, protects this ancient tumulus.


 
Stagecoach

Location: Trimsaran - Area of road between Llanelli and Trimsaran, between Farriers Arms and speed camera
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: January 2011
Further Comments: A driver was reported to have seen a ghostly stagecoach moving slowly up the road before disappearing close to a pub.


 
Sir Dafydd Llwyd

Location: Yspytty Ystwyth - Church wall
Type: Legend - Old Nick
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This local wizard had made a pact with Satan, and in return for power Llyyd's soul would belong to Old Nick whether 'buried inside a churchyard or out'. On his deathbed, the wily wizard asked his friends to bury him under the churchyard wall, thus preventing the Devil taking his due.


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