Devil's Bridge near Aberystwyth
According to legend the Devil himself visited Ceredigion in the 11th century after hearing about its breathtaking scenery. While there, he struck a bargain with a local woman whose cow was stranded across the river. In a bid to buy her soul, the devil said he'd build her a bridge in exchange for the soul of the first living thing that crossed it.
When the bridge was built the woman threw a loaf of bread across it which her dog then chased.
The Devil was never seen in Wales again, too embarrassed at being outwitted by the old lady.
In the village of Devil's Bridge today there are three crossings across the river. The oldest is said to have been built by Satan himself.
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