Myths and Legends

Calling all pirates, knights and warriors!

March 27th to May 31st 2020

Step back in time, uncover epic tales and enchanting history of Bluestone during the Myths and Legends Festival.

From tales of King Arthur, to the wild Celts and magical Medieval knights that once roamed Pembrokeshire's hills - there's wonder, mystery and more than a few rogues to discover during this exciting season.

It's not just land dwellers you'll have to keep an eye out for. The Legends of the Sea will return to the resort for another dastardly year, with Captain Black Bart - Pembrokeshire's most infamous pirate - up to his usual shenanigans.

Join us from March 27th to May 31st 2020 for swashbuckling adventures and tales from the high seas!

New for 2020 is Myths and Legends’ brand new Spectacular show.

Join us this Spring for a story that has captivated the imagination for thousands of years, the mystical journey of the bluestones from Pembrokeshire to Stone Henge. 

Collaborating with Motionhouse and NoFit State Circus, H E N G E is an ancient legend brought to life by cutting edge performance theatre that fuses dance and circus to create an exhilarating style of storytelling. 

HENGE

The Knights of Arkley

Step back into the world of Medieval Pembrokeshire every Thursday and Sunday* during the Myths and Legends Festival, as the magnificent Knights of Arkley invade Bluestone for action-packed activities and heroic adventures.

The scene will be set for battles on the Tournament Field, heraldic competitions and medieval fun, as you are transported back to the age of chivalry where Knights ruled wild West Wales.


Knights School

Serendome, 1:30pm - 2:30pm 

Complimentary Activity, Thursday and Sunday  

Want to become a real knight? You better head down to Serendome then and join our Knight School. 

Knight School at Myths and Legends Festival

Taking place every Thursday and Sunday, two of our friends from the Knights of Arkley will teaching wannabe-warriors the basics of sword fighting and secret skills only the best knights know about. 

 There will be time for photos before the fun session begins and you'll even get a chance to dress up in a knight's tabard and helmet.

The Tournament March 

Serendome to Tournament Field, 2:30pm departure 

Complimentary Activity, Thursday and Sunday

knights of arkley jousting tournament myths and legends festival

At the end of the Knight School it's time for the big battle on the Tournament Field. 

To kick-off the festivities two knights on horseback will parade around Serendome, before making their way to the Tournament Field. Guests are encouraged to join in the fun and follow the parade ready for the Jousting Tournament to begin.

The Jousting Tournament 

Tournament Field, 3pm 

Complimentary Activity, Thursday and Sunday

It's time for the big battle - the Bluestone Jousting Tournament! All guests are welcome to come and watch the clash for the ages, where two brave Knights  of Arkley will be facing off against each other in a joust. 

Marvel at their bravery, watch through your fingers as they canter towards each other and cheer on your favourite. Who will emerge victorious? You'll have to wait and see!

From watching the Bluestone Knights, to transforming into one - anything is possible at our exciting craft workshop.

Myths and Legends Workshop

You will need to bring your imagination, energy and your most crafted minded adult to this craft workshop. It's the season of legends and its time to play! 

myths and legends workshop

At this up-cycling masterclass, you'll work together with different materials to create wonderful costume and creations inspired by our Myths and Legends festival.

What you become is completely up to you! A knight of the Round Table ready to join the our own band of heroes; a Celtic warrior roaming the Pemrokeshire Hills; Or, why not try a fearsome pirate like the great Barti Ddu!

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The Medieval Banquet

Knights Tafarn, 3:45pm - 5:15pm

Thursday and Sunday 

medieval banquet

Dine like kings and queens as we celebrate the Myths and Legends season at our very special Medieval Banquet. 

The epic party will be one for the ages, so you won’t want to miss out on the chance of securing a seat at the table. Taking place straight after the Knights of Arkley’s Jousting Tournament on the final night of your break, you'll head to the hall at the Knights Tafarn to celebrate their victory in the proper "ye olde" way. 

The hearty and delicious feast will include a set menu of two courses with a meat/vegetarian and vegan main option and a dessert. You'll dine seated at our huge banquet tables, decorated to make you feel like you've slipped back to the Middle Ages. 

Remember to book a space for every member of your party - we'd hate for you to miss out!

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The Legends Lagoon

Blue Lagoon Waterpark, Complimentary

Wednesday 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday 6:00pm - 9:00pm 


legends lagoon

Calling all mermaids and pirates, during Myths and Legends, the Blue Lagoon will have a mythical feel so make sure to stop by for a swim.

castell henlys

For thousands of years, Pembrokeshire has been known as the land of mystery and enchantment and from neolithic monuments to the ruins of Norman castles, these myths and legends have endured and are still visible in the county today. 

Where History Comes Alive

Pembrokeshire has featured in some of histories most important moments and you can learn more about them on your break. During your visit you can go North and explore St David's Cathedral and visit the tomb of Wales' patron saint, St David in the city that he founded and now bears his name. 

 Or head south to Pembroke Castle, the birthplace of Henry VII and later on towards Dale where at Mill Bay, after 28 years in exile, the future king landed with his supporters and marched to the Battle of Bosworth, where he defeated Richard III and claimed the throne. 

You don't even have to leave the resort to feel in touch with history. The ruins of Castell Coch can be found within the 500-acre resort and has it's own captivating tale.

  • It's great that Bluestone is highlighting its amazing coastline and bringing local myths & legends to life!

    Jenkins Family, Cardiff