Author: Mara

About Mara

Facilities & Events Manager at Denmark Farm, often making the coffee and showing people where to park!

Family Friendly Easter Eco Escape

self catering holidays Wales

If you are looking for somewhere to suit the whole family this Easter, without costing the earth, then look no further than the self-catering Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. Nestled in a peaceful valley, between the Cambrian Mountains and Cardigan Bay coast, in undiscovered West Wales, Denmark Farm offers a huge range of opportunities for families who … Continue reading Family Friendly Easter Eco Escape »

Children Play on the Wildside at Denmark Farm

children play on the wildside

For many years we’ve been advocating outdoor play and learning opportunities for children at Denmark Farm. Now in 2015, we have a huge range of opportunities on offer to make this even more accessible and get the little ones outside connecting with nature.   Early Spring Birdsong Walk (Free Event): This gentle walk will involve the opportunity to learn & … Continue reading Children Play on the Wildside at Denmark Farm »

Keen for Kestrels

Kestrel Nest Box

We have been lucky to be part of an ambitious project to increase the very small breeding population of Kestrels in Ceredigion. Though still common in England, less than a hundred  pairs breed in Wales. A limiting factor locally is thought to be a lack of suitable nest sites  and with this in mind the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales has since 2008 been  installing boxes throughout the county.     Read more about the WTSWW North Ceredigion Kestrel Project   Mike Hayward, Richard Hartnup and Steve Cuttle have now installed a box at Denmark Farm and we are hoping that the rodent rich grassland might be able to support a pair. All we can do  now is wait with fingers crossed. Even if Kestrels are not attracted to the site other species  such as … Continue reading Keen for Kestrels »