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Bala (Welsh: Y Bala) is a market town and community in Gwynedd, Wales.
The Birds Directive (formally known as Council Directive 2009/147/EC on the conservation of wild birds) is a European Union directive adopted in 2009.
Bracken (Pteridium) is a genus of large, coarse ferns in the family Dennstaedtiaceae.
Cadair Berwyn or Cader Berwyn is a mountain summit in north east Wales.
Cadair Bronwen is a mountain in North Wales and forms part of the Berwyn range.
Calluna vulgaris (known as common heather, ling, or simply heather) is the sole species in the genus Calluna in the flowering plant family Ericaceae.
Cefn Gwyntog is a top of Cyrniau Nod in north east Wales.
The common buzzard (Buteo buteo) is a medium-to-large bird of prey whose range covers most of Europe and extends into Asia.
The common raven (Corvus corax), also known as the northern raven, is a large all-black passerine bird.
Corwen is a Town, community and electoral ward in the county of Denbighshire in Wales; it was previously part of the county of Merioneth.
Craig Rhiwarth is a mountain in the Berwyn range, in Powys (formerly Montgomeryshire), Wales, overlooking the village of Llangynog to the south.
Cyrniau Nod is a mountain summit in north east Wales.
Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych) is a county in north-east Wales, named after the historic county of Denbighshire, but with substantially different borders.
The European golden plover (Pluvialis apricaria), also known as the Eurasian golden plover or just the golden plover within Europe, is a largish plover.
The European polecat (Mustela putorius) – also known as the common ferret, black or forest polecat, or fitch (as well as some other names) – is a species of mustelid native to western Eurasia and north Morocco.
Foel Wen is a subsidiary summit of Cadair Berwyn in north east Wales.
Foel y Geifr is a subsidiary summit of Esgeiriau Gwynion, and included in a group of hills known as the Hirnantau.
Godor is a top of Cadair Berwyn in north east Wales.
Gwyn ap Nudd (sometimes found with the antiquated spelling Gwynn ap Nudd) is a Welsh mythological figure, the king of the Tylwyth Teg or "fair folk" and ruler of the Welsh Otherworld, Annwn, and whose name means “white son of Nudd”.
Gyrn Moelfre is a mountain in Powys, mid Wales, near the border with Shropshire.
The hen harrier (Circus cyaneus) is a bird of prey.
Henry II (5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, King of England and Lord of Ireland; at various times, he also partially controlled Wales, Scotland and Brittany.
The history of Gwynedd in the High Middle Ages is a period in the History of Wales spanning the 11th through the 13th centuries.
I-mutation (also known as umlaut, front mutation, i-umlaut, i/j-mutation or i/j-umlaut) is a type of sound change in which a back vowel is fronted or a front vowel is raised if the following syllable contains /i/, /ī/ or /j/ (a voiced palatal approximant, sometimes called yod, the sound of English in yes).
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) is the public body that advises the UK Government and devolved administrations on UK-wide and international nature conservation.
The mountains and hills of Great Britain, and to a lesser extent Ireland, are the subject of a considerable number of lists that categorise them by height, topographic prominence, or other criteria.
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains.
A Marilyn is a mountain or hill in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland or Isle of Man with a prominence of at least 150 metres (492 ft), regardless of absolute height or other merit.
A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, lith or masseba/matseva is a large manmade upright stone.
The Merlin (Falco columbarius) is a small species of falcon from the Northern Hemisphere, with numerous subspecies throughout North America and Eurasia.
The Milltir Cerrig (Welsh for "Mile of Stones") is a mountain pass in Wales, on the B4391 between Bala (in the county of Gwynedd) and Llangynog (Powys), briefly passing through Denbighshire.
Moel Fferna is a mountain in Denbighshire, Wales and forms part of the Berwyn range.
Moel Sych is a subsidiary summit of Cadair Berwyn in north east Wales.
Moel yr Ewig is a top of Cadair Berwyn in north east Wales.
A mountain pass is a navigable route through a mountain range or over a ridge.
Mynydd Tarw is a subsidiary summit of Cadair Berwyn in north east Wales.
Mynydd y Glyn is a mountain in South Wales, between the towns of Pontypridd and Tonyrefail.
Some statutory nature reserves are designated by national bodies in the United Kingdom, and are known as national nature reserves.
Oswestry (Croesoswallt) is a large market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border.
Owain ap Gruffudd (23 or 28 November 1170) was King of Gwynedd, North Wales, from 1137 until his death in 1170, succeeding his father Gruffudd ap Cynan.
Moel yr Henfaes, also listed by the Nuttall's as Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top and sometimes known as Moel yr Henfaes, is a mountain in North Wales and forms part of the Berwyn range.
Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw is a subsidiary summit of Cyrniau Nod in north east Wales.
The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey (raptor) in the family Falconidae.
Post Gwyn is a subsidiary summit of Cadair Berwyn in north east Wales.
Powys is a principal area, a county and one of the preserved counties of Wales.
Scrambling (also known as alpine scrambling) is "a walk up steep terrain involving the use of one's hands".
The short-eared owl (Asio flammeus) is a species of typical owl (family Strigidae).
A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man.
Snowdonia (Eryri) is a mountainous region in northwestern Wales and a national park of in area.
A Special Area of Conservation (SAC) is defined in the European Union's Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), also known as the Directive on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Fauna and Flora.
A Special Protection Area (SPA) is a designation under the European Union Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds.
A spot height is an exact point on a map with an elevation recorded beside it that represents its height above a given datum.
Stac Rhos is a top of Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw in north east Wales.
Professor Thomas Gwynn Jones C.B.E. (10 October 1871 – 7 March 1949), more widely known as T. Gwynn Jones, was a leading Welsh poet, scholar, literary critic, novelist, translator, and journalist who did important work in Welsh literature, Welsh education, and the study of Welsh folk tales in the first half of the twentieth century.
The Dark Tower is a series of eight books written by American author Stephen King that incorporates themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western.
Tomle is a top of Cadair Berwyn in north east Wales.
Tylwyth Teg (Middle Welsh for "Fair Family") is the most usual term in Wales for the mythological creatures corresponding to the fairy folk of English and Continental folklore and the Irish Aos Sí.
A valley is a low area between hills or mountains often with a river running through it.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Walking is one of the most popular outdoor recreational activities in the United Kingdom, and within England and Wales there is a comprehensive network of rights of way that permits easy access to the countryside.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
Welshpool (Y Trallwng) is a town in Wales, historically in the county of Montgomeryshire, but currently administered as part of the unitary authority of Powys.
Wrexham (Wrecsam) is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre.
Y Groes Fagl is a top of Cyrniau Nod in north east Wales.