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[iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/27494495?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&autoplay=0″ width=”100%” height=”338″ frameborder=”0″] To the delight of our recent guests a new foal was born born in the field near Bwthyn-Bach and Bwthyn-Clyd, two of our self catering cottages here in Dyffryn Ardudwy, Snowdonia.

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This story really caught my eye. I’ve been fascinated by the wild horses of the Carneddau mountains in Snowdonia since I was a little boy. I was lucky enough to see three of the ponies whilst walking with an elderly aunt near Sychnant. We came upon them unexpectedly one cloudy morning. The encounter caught us […]

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I’ve added a couple of Late Availability Deals on the properties we have down by the beach. We’re famous for our mountains here in Snowdonia of course but in this little corner of the National Park we have some great long runs of sandy beaches for you to enjoy as well. The weather’s great here at the […]

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Two alpacas have been introduced at a farm in Nant Gwynant here in Snowdonia. The theory is that they help protect the new born lambs from foxes and other predators. They bond quickly with other grazing animals, have excellent eyesight and their protective instincts are well documented. Cases have been recorded in Australia of alpacas […]

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G and J Surveys have been busy again. You might remember that they were checking to see if Tryfan qualified as one of the 14 peaks in Wales over 3000 feet. Well they must have bought a new tape measure as this time they’ve gone metric. Glyder Fawr, previously recorded as being 999m high has […]

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There are 14 peaks in Wales over 3000 feet, or so I thought until recently. Apparently Tryfan’s credentials are under suspicion. Despite being one of the most handsome mountains in the Snowdonia National Park it’s height of 3002 feet has always meant that it only ever just scraped over the pass mark. Three men, John […]

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