Celtic Tarot Decks

Celtic Tarot cards and decks celebrating ancient British culture and legends.

Arthurian Tarot    Open in New Window

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The legends, history, and tradition of Arthurian Britain are the theme of the Arthurian Tarot. The major arcana cards depict Merlin, Guinevere, the Lady of the Lake and other familiar characters, while the minor arcana have landscape scenes.



Avalon Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Avalon Tarot is an Arthurian-themed tarot, but set in a fantasy-medieval world. The artwork is strongly coloured and reminiscent of comic books.



Camelot Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Camelot Oracle brings the Arthurian archetypes to life in a set of 40 cards by John Matthews and Will Worthington. 32 cards feature characters from the legends - Gawain, Arthur, Guinevere, and more - and 8 cards are 'Path' cards, each linked to a place on the included map of Camelot. The deck is both an oracle and guide on the journey of life.



Celtic Dragon Tarot    Open in New Window

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Dragons are the theme of this deck and they appear on every card in the Celtic Dragon Tarot, with or without humans. The scenes are traditional tarot with a few changes - Swords are associated with Fire and Wands with Air.



Celtic Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Oracle is a box set designed to look like an old book. It holds two types of 20 very small cards, some with Celtic symbols, some with quotes, plus a calendar and a very basic informational book.



Celtic Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Oracle is a re-issue of the Celtic Shaman's Pack. It uses the same book text as before, but the cards don't use Chesca Potter's art, and instead have very different artwork created by a variety of artists.



Celtic Roses Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Roses Tarot is a colourful deck where each card is imbued with Celtic symbols, imagery, or archetypes. Many cards also feature a rose motif. The 78-card deck is now complete, and is self-published by the artist.



Celtic Shaman's Pack    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Shaman's Pack is an oracle deck of forty cards illustrated with Celtic archetypes. The artwork was created by Chesca Potter, who also created the Greenwood Tarot.



Celtic Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Tarot features traditional Celtic knotwork and mythology, gorgeous colours, and very intricate detail on every card. The minor arcana are essentially pip cards in the same interwoven knotwork style.



Celtic Tarot    Open in New Window

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Not to be confused with the other Celtic Tarot decks, this particular deck by Julian de Burgh shows scenes from Irish mythology in a misty, pretty watercolour style.



Celtic Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Tarot from Lo Scarabeo is illustrated by two different authors in comic-book style art. Gaudenzi created the majors, with images of Celtic legends and mythology; Tenuta created the minors. Each suit is linked to a people of Ireland - Fomori, Fianna, Ulaid and Tuatha de Danann.



Celtic Tree Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Tree Oracle features the Druidic Ogham, the Celtic system of runic characters from the British Isles and Ireland, that correspond to particular trees and their attributes such as Yew, Heather and Oak. The wonderful artwork is hand drawn in earthy colours, and very peaceful.



Celtic Wisdom Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Wisdom Oracle is a 40-card deck drawing on Celtic lore and legend. The cards are divided into Divine Ancestors (deities) and Clan Ancestors (representations of real life issues). From Caitlin Matthews, creator of the Celtic Wisdom Tarot.



Celtic Wisdom Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Celtic Wisdom Tarot is based on the legends and teachings of the Druids and the traditional tarot format has been changed to fit the symbolism and traditions of Celtic Britain. The card illustrations are richly coloured.



Druid Animal Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Druid Animal Oracle has nicely drawn and detailed pictures of animals familiar to the Druids, each symbolic of particular attributes such as the Dragon. A thorough knowledge of British landscapes, flora and fauna would be helpful in interpretation, but it's a gorgeous deck.



Druid Plant Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Druid Plant Oracle is from the authors of the Druid Animal Oracle, and is illustrated by the talented Will Worthington. These cards feature individual plants, herbs, and flowers illustrated in natural landscapes.



DruidCraft Tarot    Open in New Window

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The DruidCraft Tarot combines the nature spiritualities of Wicca and Druidry in a beautiful set of large-size cards. Created by well-known Druids Philip and Stephanie Carr-Gomm and artist Will Worthington, who also created the Druid Animal Oracle.



Fairy Ring Oracle    Open in New Window

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The Fairy Ring Oracle is the very beautiful second deck from the creators of the Sacred Circle Tarot. This one is based on British and Irish fairy legends and has fours suits of fourteen cards and eight 'fairy festival' cards.



Greenwood Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Greenwood Tarot deck uses pre-Celtic British religious symbols, such as images of animals, landmarks and Gods such as the Green Man, for divination purposes. This deck is long of out of print but is still popular among collectors.



Kayne's Celtic Tarot    Open in New Window

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Kayne's Celtic Tarot is an unpublished but complete set of majors. The cards are well-illustrated with a Celtic theme, using the story of Taleisin to show meaning in the cards. Now available as a poster-sized print which can be made into your own deck.



Legend: Arthurian Tarot    Open in New Window

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As the title suggests, the Legend: Arthurian Tarot is based on the myth of the Dark Age King Arthur, and his fabled court at Camelot. Each card has misty artwork surrounded by a grey border, and corresponds to a character from the legend.



Llewellyn Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Llewellyn Tarot is based on the legends and mythology of Wales, and celebrates the Welsh heritage of Tarot publishers, Llewellyn. The cards are illustrated in a similar mystical, watercolour style to the Legend: The Arthurian Tarot. Now released in a 78-card kit.



Merlin Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Merlin Tarot has 78 cards based on the Arthurian legends. The reordered major arcana, aces, and court cards are beautifully drawn, but the suits (Birds are Swords, Serpents are Wands, Fish are Cups, and Beasts are Disks) have very spare pip cards. They are disappointingly repetitive and difficult to interpret intuitively.



Ogham: The Celtic Oracle    Open in New Window

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Ogham: The Celtic Oracle has 21 large cards, each featuring a tree significant in Celtic and Druidic mythology. Illustrated by Peter Pracownik, who has created fantasy artwork and the Dragon Tarot.



Runic Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Runic Tarot has 24 major arcana linked with the runes of Celtic mythology, while the four suits represent the seasons. Created by Caroline Smith and John Astrop, who also created the Elemental Tarot.



Sacred Circle Tarot    Open in New Window

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Based on the Celtic Pagan perspective, the Sacred Circle Tarot uses photographs of sacred sites, as well as traditional plant and animal associations from Ancient Britain. The artwork is a mixture of hand drawings, photography, and computer generated images which doesn't always blend well, but overall the deck is quite charming.



Tarocchi Celtici    Open in New Window

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The Tarocchi Celtici is an Italian tarot deck based on Celtic mythology. Each card features a Celt god or goddess surrounded by an elaborate knotwork border.



Tarot of the Celtic Fairies    Open in New Window

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The Tarot of Celtic Fairies is a set of fey wisdom and guidance, with 78 cards and a guidebook written by Mark McElroy. "Journey to a hauntingly beautiful fairie land steeped in Celtic lore. Vivid, luminescent scenes vibrate with significant detail, deep meaning, and sheer beauty."



Tarot of the Druids    Open in New Window

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The Tarot of the Druids is inspired by ancient Irish traditions and divinities, and Celtic life and culture. The images are cartoonish and somewhat comical.



Voice of the Trees    Open in New Window

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The Voice of the Trees is an oracle deck re-interpreting Celtic Ogham divination, Celtic legends and tree lore in full scenic illustrations. From the artist of the Well Worn Path.



Wildwood Tarot    Open in New Window

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The Wildwood Tarot is a complete reconception and redesign of the popular Greenwood Tarot. This time author Mark Ryan is working with John Matthews, and illustrator Will Worthington of the DruidCraft Tarot, to the create this deck based on the seasonal rhythms and festivals of the ancient year.



Wisdom of Avalon Oracle Cards    Open in New Window

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The Wisdom of Avalon Oracle Cards is based on the mythology of the Isle of Avalon and its sacred priestesses. The illustrated cards featuring mythological characters, animal guides, and fairy guides are quite pretty. The deck used to have many 'signpost' cards, but has since been updated to replace these cards with original illustrations.



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