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Llyn Llech Owain and country park

hywel

By hywel

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Llyn Llech Owain is a lake in a country park about 7 miles from where I live, but I have never been there, so one summer day when I didn’t feel like working in the garden I went for an hour just to have a look.

A view of the surrounding countryside :-

Red admiral butterfly :-

There weren’t many wild flowers there but I did see these …

Sheeps Bit Scabious :-

Eupatorium :-

Rose Bay Willowherb going to seed :-

A nice place for coffee after your walk :-

There’s a ledgend about Llyn Llech Owain, but there’s a ledgend about most things around here :D so I won’t bore you with it.

I hope you’ve enjoyed walking around the lake with me :)

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It looks like it was a lovely day for a walk, Hywel. There's always some where near to us to discover, isn't there?

8 Sep, 2021

 

Lovely walk, Hywel! Strange, isn't it? We can visit far off places but not the ones on our doorstep! 🤔

8 Sep, 2021

 

What a lovely walk. Your photos are lovely as usual.
Marjorie

8 Sep, 2021

 

Looks like a great place for a nature walk. .....and I looked up the legend Hywel. We learn something new every day. Thanks for sharing.

8 Sep, 2021

 

I’m pleased you decided to visit, Hywel…it really looks a serene and interesting place. Thank you for the ‘tour’..your pics are really lovely too! Lots of pretty wildflowers to admire.
I really like your first 2 pics - they could be landscape paintings. 😊
Ps. I’m going to google now - I’m keen to know all about the legends!

8 Sep, 2021

 

looks a lovely place on a lovely day Hywel

8 Sep, 2021

 

A good thought Hywel! I was surprised how flat it seemed - I thought it was all hills round where you are! It was interesting to see the Eupatorium - I'd never seen it before coming to live here. Love the photo of the Rosebay willowherb (but rather have the pic than the plant in real life...) I'm going to join the crowd investigating the legend now! Thank you for walk - very calm and soothing!

8 Sep, 2021

 

Thank you for sharing your local beauty spot. Very enjoyable & good photos. Amazing how you've never visited before :-)

8 Sep, 2021

 

thank you I really enjoyed joining you on your walk. It looks idyllic, my kind of area.

8 Sep, 2021

 

Thanks for all comments :)

9 Sep, 2021

 

Glad you had a lovely day for your visit, Hywel, and your photos are perfect. I enjoyed sharing your walk very much 🙂.

9 Sep, 2021

 

I was telling Mike about your visit to Llyn Llech Owain Country Park. It looks like a really nice walk.

9 Sep, 2021

 

Thank you Sheila,

I hope they enjoy it if they go there Linda ...

9 Sep, 2021

 

Lovely blog, Hywel, thanks so much for sharing your visit with us . . . :o)

11 Sep, 2021

 

I enjoyed the tour as well esp the lake pictures. That round building; was it once a mill?

12 Sep, 2021

 

Thank you Shirley and Bathgate ...

I don't know what that building was, or even if it's new. It had a plaque saying 'Discovery Tower' but it was empty and locked up.

12 Sep, 2021

 

Anyone in SE Wales, there's a rare plants sale this weekend, not sure what will be on sale, but there's cake! Keep it up, Hywel Bach.

14 Sep, 2021

 

Thank you, that's great for people living near-by. I hope you get something nice for your garden :)

15 Sep, 2021

 

Plant net it's called, I tried but can't identify it well enough, type of quinoa was the closest I thought. TC. Oh thanks, spec I will.

15 Sep, 2021

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