End of season news

Thank you again for making this year a happy and satisfying year. It was so lovely to see old friends , never a dull moment!!!

Great to meet new customers and friends, looking forward to seeing them again in 2015. Fantastic weather kept the horses busy, and bumper crops all round. Never seen so many kids in the WiFi room checking mail etc…..how times have changed!

See you all in 2015.

Why not get in early and book now for 2015 and 2016 now?

Join our membership for the pool and gym. Why not book your Pool Party here?
Private Swimming lessons Monday 4-7, Thursday 4-6, Saturday 9-12

Autumn 2014 News

September 1st – Trains re-open again after the winter storms
September 2nd – Ifan 18th party camping in the field
September 3rd – Ice bucket challenge
September 4th – Young farmers new season BBQ
September 4th – Paramotoring week
September 4-6th – Festival No 6 Portmeirion
September 6th – Pony trekking closing for the season
September 13th/14th – Farmers Union of Wales sponsored Coastal path walk around the Llyn Peninsula, passing Afonwen
September – Bumper crops of apples, blackberries, mushrooms……

October – Half Term Holidays 24th – November 1st
October – Halloween and Pumpkin competition

Summer 2014

June 2nd – First cut of bumper crop silage
June 7-14 – Paramotoring holidays
June 10th – Shoeing the horses ready for the season. Young farmers Social night
June 14-22 – Cricieth Festival/ Criceth fair

July 3rd – Llanystumdwy school trip down to the lake
July 8th – Urdd llan, end of year swimming party
July 11-13 – Wakestock festival
July 11th – Pony trekking open for the summer
July 18th – Pwllheli girls football presentation
July 28th – Second cut of silage

August 15th – Wet Warrior Christian camp
August 15-18 – Glass butter beach festival
August 15-18 – Paramotoring weekend
August 22nd – Bird tagging in the reedbed

Wakestock 2014

The fabulous Wakestock Festival is coming to the Lyn Peninsular again this year. Dates are 11th to 13th July 2014.
For more details see the Wakestock web site.

May 2014 News

5th May
Nefyn Agricultural Show
See their web site for details.

25th May
Young Farmers Rally, Llangybi

25th to 31st May
URDD National Eisteddfod in Bala
http://www.urdd.org/en/eisteddfod/meirionnydd-2014

On the farm…
First cut of the silage crop

April 2014 News

20th April
Happy Easter from all at Afonwen Farm!

26th April
Llyn and District Ploughing Competition

30th April
Opening of the new maritime museum at Nefyn. See their web site for more news.

On the farm:
Time to plough the spring crops.

March 2014 News

March 28th
Dyffyn Madog Young Farmers Club

March 30th
Opening of the new Tourism Coastal Centre of Excellence in Aberdaron – National Trust
See the National Trust web site for more details.

Happy Santes Dwynwen with Welsh potatoes

Dydd Santes Dwynwen (Welsh for St Dwynwen’s Day) is considered to be the Welsh equivalent to Valentine’s Day and is celebrated on 25 January every year. It celebrates Dwynwen: she is the Welsh saint of love.
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Winter and spring at Afonwen

Dates for your diary include:

January 25th: Santes Dwynwen weekend, the Welsh Saint for lovers.

January 27th – 31st: FUW (FARMERS UNION OF WALES) Welsh farm breakfast.

Throughout January: Plenty of pool parties have been booked but there is still room for more! Lots of new gym memberships have been taken out as everyone seeks to improve their fitness after the Christmas break!

January into February: Snowdrops and daffodils in bloom.

February: Half term school holidays are upon us. Lambs due at Afonwen.

March 1st: Spend St Davids Day on the farm for the weekend.

March 30th: Mothers Day. Treat your mum to a special weekend at the farm.

Easter Holidays: We still have some dates available so call us now to book!

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Down by the lake

The RSPB have counted 22,000 Starlings in the reed beds by our lake.
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