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Alpaca & farm walk in Snowdonia
Our guests arrive on site, and after the “human” introductions we proceed to the alpacas, where before entering the enclosure guests are briefed on how to behave around the animals, how to handle them, and a general safety talk concerning been on a farm with loose animals. They will then come and meet the alpacas, hand feed them and learn about the history of the alpaca species with facts and information while they can also get hands on and handle the animals. Then we halter up and after practicing leading the guests then lead the alpacas around the farm, meeting the various farm animals here, depending on the time of year this can include hand feeding, bottle feeding lambs/goats kids, photo opportunities with the pigs/cattle/sheep. Whilst walking any wildlife is pointed out, along with natural features ( mountains, peat bog, ancient oak woodland). We also talk about the various farm animals, benefits of the free range systems of care, and answer any questions. We then continue the walk back to the other alpacas, before letting the herd back out. At this point guests can enjoy a drink, or are welcome to bring a picnic and can watch the alpacas at leisure, grazing and playing. At all points the guide is there to answer any questions, and tell people information about all the animals and nature. Please note this experience is only for people over 9 years old.
Glassblowing Experience
I am offering an advanced session to learn the process of creating a coloured borosilicate glass pendant art work. This is a workshop session for maximum 3 people and lasts around 3 hours with a few breaks. During the session each participant makes minimum two ornaments and often more.. I teach how to blow a glass bubble with coloured dots on. Towards the end of the session I will create a several demo pieces to show tricks and techniques. The participant will get to keep the demo pieces as well. Please note the pieces made need to be annealed in the kiln for 6 hours after the session end so they will not be ready to take home. I will post them safely or they can be picked up. This can take up to three weeks. I also issue a little self made named certificate as a memory. Not suitable for children under 10 years of age. Under 18's need to be with an adult. Welcome and Health and Safety instruction Glass Basics and tools Learning to handle a glass rod/tube Learning to create a button (maria) out of glass rod Learning to add colour to clear glass Moulding the shape Shaping the final glass artwork Other things to note Please call me if you cannot find my glass workshop on the industrial site.
SAORI freestyle weaving for everyone
SAORImôr is one of only 5 registered SAORI studios in the UK and the only one in Wales. I offer this very special opportunity to do this unique craft in one of the most stunning areas of the UK. As a Japanese based craft this activity also offers a link between the mountains and sea of North Wales and the mountains and sea of Japan and a peep into Japanese culture and practice. Weaving is an important part of our Welsh heritage so by taking a short weaving class at SAORImôr you can learn more about how traditional Welsh blankets were made. A SAORI class is easy and fun. The looms are set up and ready for you to weave. Simply choose your colour and texture from the rainbow colour wall, sit at the loom and begin. No rules, no mistakes, just joy! You take your unique piece of weaving home with you. Great for groups, great for team-building! Other things to note I have complied with all recommendations for protection against Covid-19. The studio is wheelchair accessible (unfortunately not the toilet) and I have accessible equipment to enable people of all abilities to weave.
Guided Rock Climbing in Snowdonia
Join me for an adventure of a life time, rock climbing in the magnificent Snowdonia National Park. We'll meet at a lovely local Café, where we can formulate the best plan to suit your aims, adventure levels, and the weather! We can cater for all levels and abilities. Then we'll drive together to our chosen venue, and get you kitted up with any technical climbing gear you need to borrow. Then we'll walk to the crag (climbing cliff), this could be anywhere between 5-30 minutes depending on which climb(s) we're aiming to do. The Climbs will be carefully tailored to suit your aims, ability, experience, the weather, and your desires. We will carefully tailor the balance of adventure, and learning to suit your desires. We'll get climbing and I'll teach you the skills as we progress. You can expect to come away having learned lots of new skills regardless of your previous experience, and having had a good day out with lots of climbing done.
Liverpool; Beatles and History Guided Walking Tour
This Beatles and History Tour will take you on a day you'll never forget! If you visit Liverpool, this is a must for you. We will start Outside the Liverpool Central Library, where our guides with a colourful umbrella will be waiting for you. You will be guided by a local Qualified Tour Guide who will show you Liverpool's hidden gems. American History in William Brown Street outside Walker Art Gallery, World Museum and the stunning Victorian Round Reading Rooms. Enjoy the history and architecture during your walkthrough Liverpool's World Heritage Site Guided walk through the Royal Albert Dock. Learn how and why the city has now emerged as the most vibrant UK city outside London. Mini Magical History Walk along Mathew Street and see outside the famous Cavern Club. Selfie at the new Beatles statues on Liverpool Waterfront in front of the iconic Liver Birds Your guide will give you lots of ideas and suggestions in order to explore Liverpool and the surrounding area in safety for the rest of your visit. Tour Timings - 2-hour guided walking tour (the start time can be amended for group bookings) 11:00 am - Start – Outside Liverpool Central Library. 11:45 am – Mathew Street Walk, Eleanor Rigby statue. 12:15 am – Liverpool One leisure 12:30 am - Royal Albert Docks 13:00 pm – Finish - Official Beatles Statues

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Hike to the summit of Snowdon
• Hike to the summit of Snowdon • Local mountain guide • 5* reviews from dozens of satisfied clients • Great for solo travellers, friends and families • BOOK THROUGH TO OCTOBER 2024! High on many people's bucket list is conquering Snowdon - the highest point in the British Isles outside of the Scottish Highlands and at 1085m (3,560 feet) above sea level it's no mean feat. My small group experiences are led by qualified, local mountain guides who use our expert knowledge to take you away from the main hiking paths (and crowds) to give you a unique day out. Client satisfaction is my top priority. My Climb Snowdon hikes are recommended by 100% of previous customers. We’re the number one outdoor adventure provider in the area and two-time recipient of the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award. Whether you're doing it for charity, with a group of friends, as a family outing or just for your own pleasure I will take the hassle out of planning your adventure and keep you safe on the day. I'm a qualified and experienced mountain guide who is fully insured and hold an up-to-date first aid certificate to ensure your safety. I've been exploring Snowdonia's mountains for over a decade and I love nothing more than sharing them with you.
Alpaca & farm walk in Snowdonia
Our guests arrive on site, and after the “human” introductions we proceed to the alpacas, where before entering the enclosure guests are briefed on how to behave around the animals, how to handle them, and a general safety talk concerning been on a farm with loose animals. They will then come and meet the alpacas, hand feed them and learn about the history of the alpaca species with facts and information while they can also get hands on and handle the animals. Then we halter up and after practicing leading the guests then lead the alpacas around the farm, meeting the various farm animals here, depending on the time of year this can include hand feeding, bottle feeding lambs/goats kids, photo opportunities with the pigs/cattle/sheep. Whilst walking any wildlife is pointed out, along with natural features ( mountains, peat bog, ancient oak woodland). We also talk about the various farm animals, benefits of the free range systems of care, and answer any questions. We then continue the walk back to the other alpacas, before letting the herd back out. At this point guests can enjoy a drink, or are welcome to bring a picnic and can watch the alpacas at leisure, grazing and playing. At all points the guide is there to answer any questions, and tell people information about all the animals and nature. Please note this experience is only for people over 9 years old.
Foraging and Nature Connection in Wild Snowdonia
This foraging and nature connection experience will take you through the wild north-Wales landscape at the foot of the splendid Snowdon near Llyn Padarn, learning about edible, useful and medicinal plants, trees and fungi. We will be mindfully walking the land in search of an array of interesting species while discussing foraging, food, health and connection to place. This activity is suitable for all ages. We will finish up with a review of what you have learned and how gathering food can build a connection to the land where we live, with a wild foraged tea in hand! Private groups are welcome, please send a request for the date you need and I will do my best to accommodate you.
Snowdonia Canoe Journey
We meet at 10 am at my woodland, Coed Obry, 1 mile north of Penrhyndeudraeth where there is secure parking. We carry out medical checks and get to know each other, fit buoyancy aids, paddles and put our valuables in dry bags. We then drive 5 mins to the Afon Dwyryd Canoe access point and unload the canoes. After a safety briefing we paddle upstream for 1 ½ hours (the flow is weak), learning canoe techniques: the J-stroke, turning, trim, poling, and sailing.. We encounter wildlife along this stretch, buzzards, herons, kingfishers, Ospreys in Spring/summer, and a variety of ducks and geese. From 13.00-13.45 we get out at a secluded beach or quiet spot on the bank for our packed lunch. You bring your lunch and I’ll make tea and/or fresh expresso coffee on a stove. After lunch we paddle back to our access point and return to Coed Obry by 4pm to unload canoes and have tea/coffee. You will leave having learned some canoe skills and carried out a leisurely canoe journey in this beautiful part of Snowdonia, you will have encountered wildlife along the river and in the wood and have been guided by a canoe guide who is a retired Professor of Physical Geography & Outdoor Education.
Walking with Donkeys
When you join us you will be able to see some of our donkeys and we will introduce you to Nutmeg, Norman and their friends. Your ‘donkey time’ experience will start with a formal introduction to the adults leading your session and a glance around the home of our donkeys. We will introduce you to some of our donkeys and give you a glimpse of what makes them special. After formal introductions to the donkeys we will introduce you to the ones that will be accompanying you on your walk. We usually walk with one donkey per 2 people so that you get time to chat with your donkey as well as human companions. Keeping safe around donkeys and our procedures for safe walking with donkeys our outlined before we set off on our walk. Our walk will take us over public footpaths and permissive rights of way around the farm and neighbouring area. We'll walk through broad-leafed woodlands and over grazing land to glimpse some most spectacular views of the local coast and countryside. We'll take our walk at donkey pace so will have have plenty of time for sight seeing and getting close to nature. Our circular walk takes us back to the donkeys main shelter where you can spend some quality time with the donkeys that accompanied you on the walk so there will be plenty of time for photographs and selfies of course!
A Walk Through Time Full History of Liverpool Walking Tour
A Walk Through Time: History of Liverpool Walking Tour Global City Experience is a Professional Tour Operators in Liverpool, UK. I provide In-Depth History, Culture and Music Tours of Liverpool for up to 30 Guests per Tour. This Tour is a Full In-Depth History and Cultural Walking-Tour of Liverpool. The Experience is unique, providing Guests a Chronological History of Liverpool, covering over 800 years from Ancient History - 1207-Present. Guests will be taken around the City Centre visiting all of Liverpool’s most Popular Historical, Cultural and Music Sites. A Unique, Entertaining In-Depth and Academic Experience that is Inclusive, Engaging and Fun for Individuals, Groups and Families. This Tour is unique as it is Academic, Inclusive, and Educational. Guests will be asked questions, have the opportunity to engage and make friends. I am a Post-Graduate Historian and Fully-Qualified History Teacher. I have a Masters Degree in Liverpool History and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education. Guests will leave the Tour Fascinated, Entertained, and with full knowledge of Liverpool’s History and Culture. Guests can also receive Merchandise of Liverpool, including scarfs, prints, candles and more. If Guests want an Academic, Educational and Entertaining Tour of Liverpool, and are interested in the Fascinating History and Culture of Liverpool, these Tours are Perfect.
Snowdonia & The Three Castles Tour
We meet at Llandudno Railway Station (bus stop directly outside) 8.30am prompt departure. Please be early. Great orme – spectacular cliffs, the Irish Sea and Anglesey whilst learning about llandudno’s history and the ormes ancient past. Conwy Catle and village walls – A UNESCO world heritage site and may be the highlight of your day Smallest house – Visit great britains smallest house. Nant Ffrancon Pass – Spectacular glacial Pass Valley in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, mountain villages, and the towering Snowdonia mountain range. Lake Ogwen & Lake Mymbyr – Beautiful lakeside stop surrounded by rugged mountains. Snowdonia viewpoint & Nant Gwynant Pass – Spectacular view of Wales & Englands tallest mountain Pen Y Pass – Glacial valley with dramatic scenery National slate museum- Here you can travel into the past of an industry and a way of life that has chiseled itself into the very being of Wales. Dolbadarn Castle – A stunning castle setting in the gateway to snowdonia Lake Padarn – the famous sword in the stone “excalibur” statue next to this beautiful lake Caernarfon Castle and village – Finally, visit Caernarfon Castle and take a walk around this UNESCO World Heritage Site. A brute of a fortress, its immense strength remains undimmed. History comes alive here along its lofty walls, twin-towered gatehouse, and the surrounding town’s narrow and colorful streets.
Glassblowing Experience
I am offering an advanced session to learn the process of creating a coloured borosilicate glass pendant art work. This is a workshop session for maximum 3 people and lasts around 3 hours with a few breaks. During the session each participant makes minimum two ornaments and often more.. I teach how to blow a glass bubble with coloured dots on. Towards the end of the session I will create a several demo pieces to show tricks and techniques. The participant will get to keep the demo pieces as well. Please note the pieces made need to be annealed in the kiln for 6 hours after the session end so they will not be ready to take home. I will post them safely or they can be picked up. This can take up to three weeks. I also issue a little self made named certificate as a memory. Not suitable for children under 10 years of age. Under 18's need to be with an adult. Welcome and Health and Safety instruction Glass Basics and tools Learning to handle a glass rod/tube Learning to create a button (maria) out of glass rod Learning to add colour to clear glass Moulding the shape Shaping the final glass artwork Other things to note Please call me if you cannot find my glass workshop on the industrial site.
Meditation with the horses
I am offering a guided meditation experience in nature in the company of my horses . We will start with a brief introduction to the horses followed by a moment to 'arrive' and be curious about how relaxed we feel in the current moment then move into the meditation process which will last from 30-60minutes . We will close with another check in to give the guest/s the opportunity to really acknowledge and share their experience. I would like the participants to 'leave' with a greater sense of connection to themselves and to the horses/nature/environment around them, also with an empowered sense of knowing that they are intimately connected and supported by mother earth. No prior horse experience needed.
SAORI freestyle weaving for everyone
SAORImôr is one of only 5 registered SAORI studios in the UK and the only one in Wales. I offer this very special opportunity to do this unique craft in one of the most stunning areas of the UK. As a Japanese based craft this activity also offers a link between the mountains and sea of North Wales and the mountains and sea of Japan and a peep into Japanese culture and practice. Weaving is an important part of our Welsh heritage so by taking a short weaving class at SAORImôr you can learn more about how traditional Welsh blankets were made. A SAORI class is easy and fun. The looms are set up and ready for you to weave. Simply choose your colour and texture from the rainbow colour wall, sit at the loom and begin. No rules, no mistakes, just joy! You take your unique piece of weaving home with you. Great for groups, great for team-building! Other things to note I have complied with all recommendations for protection against Covid-19. The studio is wheelchair accessible (unfortunately not the toilet) and I have accessible equipment to enable people of all abilities to weave.
Guided Rock Climbing in Snowdonia
Join me for an adventure of a life time, rock climbing in the magnificent Snowdonia National Park. We'll meet at a lovely local Café, where we can formulate the best plan to suit your aims, adventure levels, and the weather! We can cater for all levels and abilities. Then we'll drive together to our chosen venue, and get you kitted up with any technical climbing gear you need to borrow. Then we'll walk to the crag (climbing cliff), this could be anywhere between 5-30 minutes depending on which climb(s) we're aiming to do. The Climbs will be carefully tailored to suit your aims, ability, experience, the weather, and your desires. We will carefully tailor the balance of adventure, and learning to suit your desires. We'll get climbing and I'll teach you the skills as we progress. You can expect to come away having learned lots of new skills regardless of your previous experience, and having had a good day out with lots of climbing done.
Photo Tour in Chester
Get your travel photos taken by two professionals in the beautiful city of Chester. We’ll take you to some of the most iconic and historical locations in the city and capture those special moments for you. This experience gives you the opportunity to see most of the city landmarks and get your photo taken by two local photographers. We’ll begin with the beautiful Chester Cathedral and then walk to various famous locations across the city, taking photos of you as we go. We'll give you expert posing tips, show you the difference it can make in a photo, as well as sharing some secrets to take creative photos and how to edit them. Our route might slightly change depending on the season of your booking, as we want to offer you the best seasonal settings and natural light for your experience. We will meet at the Town Hall square on Northgate street and take a few minutes to get to know each other. We will introduce ourselves, share our stories and experience and what you want captured. By the end of our time together, you'll not only have stunning portraits of you, but you'll also have experienced this roman city in a unique way! Other things to note: Be punctual please. Prepare a seasonal outfit, we advise you to wear neutral colours to highlight you in the photos. Feel free to bring any accessories, sunglasses, umbrella, hats, scarfs, gloves, bags etc..
Snowdon Sunrise Hike
• See the sunrise from the summit of Snowdon • Local mountain guide • 5* reviews from dozens of satisfied clients • Great for solo travellers, friends and families • BOOK THROUGH TO OCTOBER 2024! Nothing can be more magical than watching the sun rise over the mountains whilst stood on top the summit of Snowdon, the highest point in Wales. You’ll start your climb while it’s still dark with the only light coming from your head torch and the moon. Safely accompanied by your qualified and experienced local mountain guide you’ll arrive at the summit just in time to watch the sun rise in the distance. Client satisfaction is my top priority. My Snowdon Sunrise hikes are recommended by 100% of previous customers. We’re the number one outdoor adventure provider in the area and two-time recipient of the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award. Whether you're doing it for charity, with a group of friends, as a family outing or just for your own pleasure I will take the hassle out of planning your adventure and keep you safe on the day. I'm a qualified and experienced mountain guide who is fully insured and hold an up-to-date first aid certificate to ensure your safety. I've been exploring Snowdonia's mountains for over a decade and I love nothing more than sharing them with you.
Liverpool; Beatles and History Guided Walking Tour
This Beatles and History Tour will take you on a day you'll never forget! If you visit Liverpool, this is a must for you. We will start Outside the Liverpool Central Library, where our guides with a colourful umbrella will be waiting for you. You will be guided by a local Qualified Tour Guide who will show you Liverpool's hidden gems. American History in William Brown Street outside Walker Art Gallery, World Museum and the stunning Victorian Round Reading Rooms. Enjoy the history and architecture during your walkthrough Liverpool's World Heritage Site Guided walk through the Royal Albert Dock. Learn how and why the city has now emerged as the most vibrant UK city outside London. Mini Magical History Walk along Mathew Street and see outside the famous Cavern Club. Selfie at the new Beatles statues on Liverpool Waterfront in front of the iconic Liver Birds Your guide will give you lots of ideas and suggestions in order to explore Liverpool and the surrounding area in safety for the rest of your visit. Tour Timings - 2-hour guided walking tour (the start time can be amended for group bookings) 11:00 am - Start – Outside Liverpool Central Library. 11:45 am – Mathew Street Walk, Eleanor Rigby statue. 12:15 am – Liverpool One leisure 12:30 am - Royal Albert Docks 13:00 pm – Finish - Official Beatles Statues
Sunset Photography Walk at Lake Vyrnwy with Pro Brad Carr
Join me for a relaxing and tranquil photo walk into the great outdoors around one of Mid Wales' most beautiful locations. I will be teaching you some of the skills that I have picked up behind the camera that will empower you to take some epic photographs to wow your friends and family. This experience will be great for budding amateur photographers as well as those more enthusiastic shutterbugs. My photographs have been published in national magazines so I'm sure that there will be something for everyone to learn. Not only will I be sharing some of my photography knowledge but I'll share with you some of my top secret locations around Wales and recommend some places that no one else gets to see.
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