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    Regency Restoration Project – Finishing Touches

    The Regency Restoration Project has been a five-year project which has restored features of a Regency period landscape, created in the late 18th and early 19th century for William Paxton, in what is now Waun Las National Nature Reserve.

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    Beating the Bounds

    An important part of the restoration of our Grade 2 listed Historic Park and Gardens is the realignment of field boundaries and reinstatement of long lost features.

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    Middleton Memories

    In May of this year, to coincide with Local History Month, the Regency Restoration Project , in conjunction with People’s Collection Wales ran a month long event to capture  lots more stories and memories of those who used to live and work on the Middleton Hall Estate during the 1930s – 1990s. This built on […]

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    Fire and Brimstones

    Whilst awaiting the installation of the bridge on Llyn Mawr, I was lucky enough to spot a bright yellow – male brimstone butterfly skipping between the knapweed. Brimstones, whilst not threatened, are a somewhat elusive species, rarely sighted in the Garden and usually in spring. Like many species, they are closely linked to their food […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in January

    FARMING AND WILDLIFE IN JANUARY in the Botanic Garden THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May 2018, the Botanic Garden covers about 568 acres of which farmland is 316 acres including 100 acres of woodland. There are 25 head of pedigree Welsh Black beef cows and 30 non-pedigree Balwen ewes and their 35 lambs, with […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in July

    The latest news from our Waun Las farm

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