We are delighted to offer a unique, once in a lifetime camping experience from Friday 14th to Sunday 30th July 2017 within the private, family part of the Estate, to which there is no additional public access. The campsite enjoys…
Estate Fayre and NGS Open Gardens – Sunday 21st May 2017
It’s not long until the Estate Fayre and NGS Open Gardens which is taking place on Sunday 21st May 2017 11am to 4pm.
Visitors will be welcome to wander through the gardens, speak to the Estate gardener and visit the private Penmyarth Church. The Fayre will feature exhibits of works for sale from people who live and work on the Estate as well as external artisans and demonstrations.
Entry is £6.50, 12 and under free.
This year ITV’s Ruth Wignall is officially opening the event at 12 noon.
The event opens at 11am and there be talks and demonstrations:
11.30am – Lynne Allbutt, first woman to run barefoot across Wales, gardener and author of Barefoot and Before
12.00pm – Ruth Wignall officially opens the event
12.30pm – Andrew Price from ITV’s Coast & Country joins us for a talk on Dryad Bushcrafting and foraging
1.00pm Terry Walton, author of The Allotment Almanac and BBC 2’s Allotment man
1.30pm Bagpipes demonstration
2.00pm Out to Learn Willow demonstration
2.30pm Emma from Love Lily will be demonstrating how to hand tie a bouquet
Mrs Minoli’s Showstopping Cake Raffle Draw 3pm
Event finishes at 4pm
Joining us are businesses based on the Estate:-
Cadman Furniture – Lovingly hand crafted furniture by award winning artisans
Gallops – Specialist dealers in architectural salvage and antiques
Mrs Minoli – Showstopper cake for the raffle in aid of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity
Rowan Bespoke – Makers of well made furniture which meets their requirements, exceeds their expectations and is made with as little cost to the environment as possible. In short, what is made is slow furniture. It cannot be chosen from a brochure or plucked from a shelf but it will be what you wanted and it will last you a lifetime
Russell Wood Antiques – Antique decorative furniture and textiles
Steve Bignell – Wood collier and charcoal producer
Also joining businesses based on the Estate:-
Beatrice Ambery – Vintage China Hire
Beatrice and Maud – An eclectic range of decorative items for the country home at affordable prices, a new addition to Crickhowell’s High Street
Black Mountain Roast – Black Mountain Roast is crafted by coffee-lovers in the foothills of the mountains, in Hay-on-Wye
Bezzers Biscuits – A family run business making high quality dog biscuits from home farmed sheep, ceareals and essential nutrients for all size dogs. Tasty bone shaped biscuits in a variety of sizes and quantities
Busty Bunting – Handmade bunting for every occasion
M T Cashell & Sons – Family Butcher and Delicatessen
Cow and Ghost Vintage – Two enthusiasts of all things vintage and retro. What started as a hobby became a passion and is now a business selling vintage china, upcycled furniture and the occasional Welsh wool blanket at a variety of Vintage & Antique Fairs
Dryad Bushcraft – Dryad Bushcraft offers a range of activity survival courses dedicated to personal development and teambuilding skills. This is achieved through the study of Bushcraft and survival techniques
Ecoworm Pro – M&B Williams’ products are the new natural alternative to conventional fertilisers, soil and growing media improvers and offer suppression of pests and diseases
Fascin8 Capes – Bespoke capes, handmade in Wales, using wool fabrics, contrasting linings, with beautiful fastenings and finished to a high standard of dressmaking
Fly 2 Wales – Holiday Information for the Overseas, International & UK Tourist
Herbal Harmony – Catherine Marshall, Medical Herbalist, MNIMH & BSc and founder of Herbal Harmony handmade natural skincare products
Jenny Thomson Handmade Cards – Handmade and unique cards
John Campbell – Bagpiper in South Wales
Love Lily – Love Lily is a supplier of fresh flowers for every occasion
Miranda Bowen Animal Portraits – Miranda Bowen is a self-taught artist specialising in animal portraits, mainly of cattle and horses. As well as animal portraits Miranda also produces the Lili Wen range of textile items, many made using recycled fabrics. Every piece is unique, and the cushions and bags can be made up in nearly any design. The range of Jockey colour cushions are very popular, being sold as far a field as Barbados, in the well known colours of Mr Michael Tabor
Myddfai Trading Company – Luxury Welsh Toiletries with a social conscience
Nomnom Chocolate Ltd – A small team of young passionate folk, hungry for change who make a dangerously Welsh, beyond delicious chocolate bar
Out to Learn Willow – Creative Practitioners for the Arts Council of Wales Lead Creative Schools Scheme, Out to Learn Willow provides both living willow and dried willow courses and workshops for adults, children and young people within a variety of educational and community settings
Paul Haynes Rare Books – A selection of rare and antiquarian books, ephemera and prints relating to gardening, botany, local history, hunting, shooting and fishing
Passion Preserves – Multi award winning small batch Welsh preserves made with a passion and sold with pride
Silenus – Promotion of Welsh beer and cider producers: Apple County Cider and Kingstone Brewery Ales
The Preservation Society – Producer of multi award winning chutneys, sirops & preserves all packed with flavour and made with love
The Woodee – Handcrafted fire pits and artisan tools and stylish accessories for wood burners, open fires and fire pits designed and made in Herefordshire, as seen at Country Homes & Interiors, Badminton Horse Trials, RHS Malvern to name but a few and a recent winner of the Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Award
Ty Cariad – Stockists of wonderful Welsh products, Annie Sloan’s amazing Chalk PaintTM, Emma Bridgewater pottery, up cycled furniture, homeware and gifts
The popular Glanusk Family Run Tea Tent will be serving hot and cold drinks, delicious home made cakes and biscuits, there will be a scrumptious menu from Sugarloaf Catering, Black Mountain Roast will be serving up a variety of coffees and for the first time we will be joined by The Roaming Caravan Co and their licensed cocktail bar.
Access will be via the main gates to the Estate on the A40.
Glanusk Funride – Sunday 28th May 2017
The Glanusk Funride is taking place on Sunday 28th May 2017 and we are looking forward to welcoming riders to the Estate for this popular and family friendly event.
Gates open at 9.30am, the Funride starts at 10am with the last horses leaving at 2pm, the course closes at 5pm.
There will be 3 routes, short, medium and longer and a lead rein option. There is an open field start and a quiet start too as well as some optional jumps.
Catering will be provided by Sugarloaf Catering undercover in the Arched Barns with tea and coffee, sweets and treats served up by our band of volunteers in the community Cafe area complete with newspapers and carrots kindly donated by Cashells for your trusty steed. There will also be a refreshment station on the course.
There will be a number of photographers on the course and we are delighted to welcome Events Through A Lens who some of you may have seen at Badminton Horse Trials.
Sian Smith Animal Portraiture will be here on the day showcasing her work and has kindly offered a 10% reduction on the standard fee for a 2 hour shoot and 10% to our charity The Noah’s Ark Appeal – The Children’s Hospital for Wales.
This year we are delighted to offer an opportunity for a Clear Round and Pony Rides provided by and supporting Triley Fields Equestrian Centre and their Pony Club.
For those who follow @Glanusk on Twitter we are delighted that @EquineHour will be at the #GlanuskFunRide. And we will be on twitter on Sunday night between 8pm and 9pm with up-to-date chats about the day.
Every rider will get a rosette for completing the ride and there will also be a rosette for a Triley clear round.
Laragh Cresswell will be bringing some second hand kit too. And do cheer along The Rotary Club who have very kindly offered to support us and you will see them on the route.
Ticket prices are the same as previously:
12 and under £15
Tickets will be available on the gate
Please print and complete the Rider Agreement form and bring on the day, forms will be available on the day too, but if you fill them in in advance, your check in will be quicker. There are medics and a vet on site for the day.
The event supports The Noah’s Ark Charity.
Please note that there is NO ENTRY via the main gates off the A40 but via our entrance (Llangynidr Road) on the B4558
We are looking forward to seeing you all!
Host an event at Glanusk
In 2016 we had some great events including the Glanusk Estate Garden Fayre and NGS Open Gardens and an outdoor garden performance of David Walliams’ ‘Ratburger’ and an evening of Family Camping.
Over 850 people joined us for the Gwent Memory Walk for the Alzheimer’s Society on Sunday 9th October and £36,000 has been raised so far.
If you would like to talk to us about holding your next event at Glanusk, we would be delighted to hear from you.
Please telephone the Estate Office to speak to one of the team or email email@example.com.