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Protecting the Celtic rainforest


Written in Projects: 09/12/15, 12:30:19 by admin  | Print article  | View all categories.
Llennyrch forest, Wales
The rainforest of Llennyrch surrounds the clear and cool Afon Prysor with waterfalls and cascading pools (Photo: M Townsend/WTML)

Hidden among the lush green hills of Snowdonia, at the bottom of a gorge so steep it may never be fully explored, lies a strip of rare, ancient woodland.

This is Llennyrch - 100 acres of magical, mysterious and incredibly scarce Celtic rainforest surrounded by 400 acres of spectacular Welsh farmland.

The British Woodland trust are running a campaign to purchase the land and have this ancient forest protected for future generations.

http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/support-us/support-an-appeal/llennyrch/