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Encounter with Carneddau Ponies

Encounter with Carneddau Ponies

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Hi the Carneddau are an ancient breed of wild pony native to Snowdonia. They live and roam this landscape all year round without human intervention, which makes for unique population genetics and gut microbiome. Our land is located at the northern edge of Snowdonia, I walk this area often and get to know where groups of wild ponies graze. We have adopted two young Carneddau and these live on our…

What we’ll do

We will meet at Nant y Fedwen and I will deliver a talk on the Carneddau ponies over tea/coffee and cakes. We will then learn and practise a simple exercise you can use to deepen your connection with the natural world and with the ponies. This takes about half an hour and is highly recommended but optional. If you'd prefer to go straight outside that is fine too. As we walk back through the field…

What else you should know

Call me to discuss your groups individual needs upon booking

What I’ll provide

Home made cakes and bakes with fresh ingredients
Coffee and Tea
We have a selection of lovely fresh loose leaf teas and fresh ground coffee
Outdoor gear
There are a few pairs of wellies and waterproofs here incase of inclement weather

What to bring

Suitable footwear and outdoor clothing. A hat is handy too

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Where you'll be

We will start our activities in the yurt in our field. This is a canvas and wood structure based on the mongolian yurts but adapted to the Welsh climate. From here we will walk into the mountains of northern Snowdonia.


Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Call me to discuss your groups individual needs upon booking

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Encounter with Carneddau Ponies
5 reviews
From $27/person
5 reviews
From $27/person