Welsh Mountain Farm on a Glorious Winters Day

Photo: Mike Howe

Photo: Mike Howe

Photo: Mike Howe

Photo: Mike Howe

Llyndy Isaf Farm, near Beddgelert, North Wales

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About Mike Howe

I am an ecologist and a composer of guitar based instrumental melodies signed to the Real Music label in California. I like to write about my work, music and nature conservation and how it all comes together. I try not to write about things I don't know much about.
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23 Responses to Welsh Mountain Farm on a Glorious Winters Day

  1. Paula says:

    Gorgeous photos, Mike! Merry Christmas!

  2. Ash says:

    Beautiful photographs. We’ve had a couple of days like that here in Northern Ireland but we did have the storms too.

  3. elkement says:

    What are the temperatures in your place? Here in Austria our ‘winter’ is still quite autumn-like, with some record-breaking maximum temperatures (nearly 20°C!) in some places.

  4. Nae snaw, bit bonnie nanethiless 🙂

  5. Julie says:

    C’est comme en Corse 😉 Des belles photos, merci Mike pour le partage ! bonne journée.

  6. montucky says:

    What a scenic place for a farm! Beautiful!

    • Mike Howe says:

      Welsh mountain sheep farming for hundreds of years, not a lot else to be gleaned from this land. The organisation I work for owns this farm now so we have the pleasant (and humbling) task of managing it for wildlife – the trees are regenerating and the heather on the mountain top is some of the best heath plant communities in Wales

  7. Pat says:

    Beautiful landscape! Those hills look a bit rocky. Thanks for sharing your world.

    • Mike Howe says:

      It sure is rugged terrain Pat, which is why the land uses of the centuries have been hardy sheep grazing, forestry and mining (copper, manganese) – not easy to make a living up there

  8. Looks like you have clear skies in Wales, Mike! 🙂

  9. Colline says:

    Looks so beautiful.

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