Butterfly Season update – Aug 2017

So far we have the general feeling that the year has been a reasonably good one for the local butterflies. If you are out enjoying the local countryside this August, here’s a little summary of which butterflies we’re seeing across the farm at the moment and which were about earlier on this year. There are…

Walks – Afon Llefenni Catchment

A circular route of a little over 8 miles & almost 1700ft climb, beginning & ending in parking at Aberllefenni. (Assuming a reasonable pace, allow 3 hours for this walk). (Feature image) The misfit river Afon Llefenni runs in this glacial valley to it’s junction with the Afon Dulas at Aberllefenni. The route includes a brief…

Walks – Foel Friog Easier Loop

A short (~ 1.5 miles) woodland, farmland & village loop with only a small climb. A quiet rural walk with interest for wildlife spotters. Park in the Picnic site car park at the southern end of the village of Aberllefenni; this is a lovely spot for a riverside snack, before or after your walk. This…

Walks – Foel Friog / Penbryn Loop

A short (~ 2 miles) woodland loop with a moderate climb and good views. Of historic interest for the story of Foel Friog and also interesting for spotting wildlife. Park in the Picnic site car park at the southern end of the village of Aberllefenni; this is a lovely spot for a riverside snack, before…