Our work

Experience the exhilarating views and wide open space of the Irfon Valley © National Trust

Experience the exhilarating views and wide open space of the Irfon Valley

Maintaining an inspiring but challenging landscape

Our aim is always to protect and conserve the landscape for future generations. We think Abergwesyn is a unique and challenging landscape but one that is needed more than ever for its unparalleled beauty and remoteness.

Fire management on Abergwesyn Commons

The view from Rhos Saith Maen on Abergwesyn Commons

The view from Rhos Saith Maen on Abergwesyn Commons

 When wild fires burn they can cause devastating damage to the environment and wildlife. In the past, we've worked to try and ensure this doesn't happen.

FAQs

With Abergwesyn being such an intriguing place, naturally we get asked all sorts of questions.

  • You've undertaken a lot of work in the last couple of years. What are your plans now

Currently we're taking stock of the work that has been completed  and deciding what is sustainable and what isn't.

  • What can you do with a place like Abergwesyn?

Abergwesyn's remote location limits its accessibility. As such, there aren't many options. We're assessing the best route to take. We'll be sure to let you know what we decide.

Promoting Abergwesyn

Walkers on Abergwesyn Commons, the rooftop of Wales

We promote access to Abergwesyn where we can. A couple of times a year we usually host guided walks around the commons. Why not join us and experience an expertly guided tour of Abergwesyn.

Give us a call for more information: 01874 625515

The Abergwesyn project

Stunning views of Abergwesyn Commons

From 2009-2012 we carried out a number of trials to help inform our future management of Abergwesyn. The results of these trials have been beneficial to our understanding of the commons and their diversity.

Ancient peat bogs under threat

Bare peat on Abergwesyn Commons

Historically we've carried out major work on Abergwesyn Commons to protect the peat bogs from degrading further. Creating dams and covering bare peat with cut purple moor grass was just the start.

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