16 . 10 . 2018

North Wales Wildlife Trust

Snowdonia and North Wales is teeming with wildlife, birds and a huge variety of different plant species; join us as we discover some of the region’s finest Nature Reserves. The stunning landscape of our beautiful region is packed with a huge variety of wildlife, plants and birds, all making their homes in wild spaces, woodlands, meadows,…

14 . 10 . 2018

Bara Brith Championships

Who doesn’t like a slice of rich and fruity Bara Brith with their afternoon cup of tea? It’s the delicious and traditional Welsh fruit cake that has fans all over the world. And if you’re a Bara Brith fan and have your own secret recipe, here’s your chance to showcase it to the world and…

12 . 10 . 2018

National Album Day 2018

This weekend we’re joining in with the rest of the country as we celebrate something special – the great music album. Who doesn’t remember leafing through vinyls or CDs as a teenager in the local record shop, looking for albums from your favourite band or waiting patiently for a new release. However, the way that…

05 . 10 . 2018

Wet Weather Walking

Don’t let rain stop you exploring the great outdoors here in Snowdonia. If you wait for a dry day in the Autumn and Winter you may be waiting a while! Here’s our handy guide to choosing a brilliant waterproof coat and clothing to help keep you dry in all of our glorious Welsh weather, and…

03 . 10 . 2018

The Wettest Place in Wales

Rain, rain and more rain. After a glorious summer full of sunshine and heat waves, it’s inevitable really that the autumn and winter months here in Wales bring a little more than their fair share of the wet stuff. Wales is synonymous with rainy weather, and it’s not difficult to see why. It does seem…

26 . 09 . 2018

North Wales Reservoirs

Reservoirs are a common feature of our beautiful landscape, and today we celebrate some of the area’s finest. Until the onset of the Industrial Revolution in the eighteenth century, man-made reservoirs in the UK were a rare sight. Natural lakes, rivers and streams provided enough fresh water to satisfy needs of small rural communities, and in…

24 . 09 . 2018

Red Kites of Snowdonia

It is a story of fierce survival, steely determination, and a fight for recognition; but it is also one of the most famous success stories of twentieth century conservation, so it’s little wonder that the beautiful Red Kite has been unofficially adopted as the icon of wildlife in Wales. And it is their quiet tenacity…

21 . 09 . 2018

RNLI Lifeboats in Wales

The RNLI is one of the coastline’s most distinctive organisations, with stations, boats and crew members dotted along the shores of Wales.             “With courage, nothing is impossible” was the motto of Sir William Hillary, founder of the RNLI almost two hundred years ago. This inspiring man personally helped to save over 300 lives at sea…

20 . 09 . 2018

Wales’ Stunning Estuaries

All along the 800 miles of beautiful Welsh coastline are wide creeks, craggy nooks and open bays where some of Wales’ hundreds of lively rivers flow gracefully into the open sea. The estuaries of Wales are among some of the most stunning in the Britain, and range from huge and far reaching expanses of coastline…

19 . 09 . 2018

Open Doors Free Entry 2018

This month across Wales, hundreds of heritage, culture and historic attractions are throwing open their doors to the public and offering free entry, in a bid to get the country excited about the wonderful range of history and culture that is everywhere here in wonderful Wales. The Open Doors 2018 event is organised by Cadw,…

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