Month: October 2016

Caernarfon Castle’s poignant autumn tribute

A dramatic and thought-provoking art installation entitled the Weeping Window was unveiled at Caernarfon Castle this month. The work, made up of six thousand handmade ceramic poppies, is part of a nationwide tour marking the centenary of the Great War of 1914-18 and is on display free to members of the public until 20 November…. Read more »

Best Dark Skies over North Wales

Perhaps you hadn’t heard, or we should say, seen, but last Christmas the night sky above the Snowdonia National Park was granted special protection. Officially recognised as an International Dark Sky Reserve, Snowdonia is just one of ten specially selected sites across the globe granted ‘Dark Sky’ status. But just what is Dark Sky status?… Read more »