Top 5 Farm Stay Holiday Cottages in North Wales
Looking for a real taste of the countryside for your next trip away? Take a look at our favourite farm stay holiday cottages in North Wales.
Top 5 Farm Stay Holiday Cottages In North Wales
Spring has finally broken through after what can only be described as a very wet and cold Winter. In this neck of the woods, the arrival of Spring sees lots of daffodils and bluebells scattered everywhere and of course the gorgeous little lambs skipping across the fields. Personally, I think this is the best part of the farming year and getting involved with the lambing season is a lot of fun; especially for kids who love the chance to feed those lambs that are in need of a little extra helping hand. We have a number of cottages that are located on farms where the farmers are more than happy for you or your little ones to get involved. So if you are looking to get away this Easter with the family but haven’t book anywhere, you might be interested in one of our Top 5 farm stay holiday cottages in North Wales: Pet Friendly…
Beware of the Alpaca
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 bravely standing in front of females and their young in the corner of a paddock fending off multiple animal attacks. More locally I’ve heard how a donkey will protect lambs and chickens from foxes. I guess south American alpacas are probably more suited to our rugged terrain. So why not. Arwyn Owen, the farmer responsible, certainly seems convinced. [Read more…]