Bedd Arthur

Bedd Arthur

Bedd Arthur Over the weekend we decided to use our jar of adventures again and Bedd Arthur was pulled out. Bedd Arthur is supposed to the be the resting place of King Arthur and is situated in the Preseli Mountains not far from Foel Drygarn hillfort (which is in the...
Foraging Fancies – Conkers

Foraging Fancies – Conkers

This weekend we had a trip out to one of our local parks and found a heap of conkers!     Whilst we came home and did the usual playing of conkers and some conker crafts which I shall blog about later this week, we tried using the smashed conker chunks to...

Foraging Fancies – Rosehips and Sloes

This month we are on the hunt for rosehips and sloes! Rosehips, the fresh reds and oranges in the hedgerows at this time of year, which hold vitamin C in plentiful supply, or Sloes like mini plums hiding in the thorny blackthorn bushes. (Be wary of those thorns if...

Foraging fancies – Elderberries

Around this time of year, but maybe earlier or later depending on where you are in the world the elderberries ripen! Earlier in the year we made heaps of elderflower cordial and elderflower wine, but we were careful to ensure we left enough to get plenty of berries,...

Foraging Fancies – Blackberries

Each month I am going to share with you something that can be foraged and a recipe that you could try! This month the Blackberries are in abundance!! They are often the first wild fruit we learn to pick and are everywhere, though be sure not to pick too close to major...