Don’t let the sheep lead you astray


Sheep in the PreselisDon’t let the sheep lead you astray when you walk on the mountain above Dinas.  They won’t try to disturb walkers, in fact they are generally timid and scamper away even when you are keen to take a photo, but they make tracks that are easily mistaken for the real thing.

Woolly footpath sign

There are plenty of woolly footpath signs (not always legible) on the mountain and I couldn’t say that we get lost, but we don’t always end up following the route we had intended. If you’re not familiar with the area it’s best to walk on a day with good visibility and take a map.

For anyone interested in finding out more about the sheep they are likely to meet on a Tegfan holiday I am adding a new book to our collection. Its author is an expert on Welsh rural life at the Welsh Folk Museum, St Fagans, and the book is published by Gomer Press, a long established Welsh publishing house in Llandysul, Ceredigion.



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I'm passionate about books, about Oxfam and about making the world a better place. When I'm not filling the shelves in Oxfam Wilmslow, I might be found reading the books I've bought in the beautiful surroundings of North Pembrokeshire.
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4 Responses to Don’t let the sheep lead you astray

  1. simon682 says:

    Are sheepdogs welcome at Tegfan?

    • I love sheep dogs but how many are you talking about? One would be welcome…..

      • simon682 says:

        I’m being too ambitious. We do only have one collie, but there is no way we will be able to get away this year, what with other commitments. I just got a little carried away by the beauty of your part of West Wales.

  2. Very understandable. We all get carried away!

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