Roll up to Ceredigion for the fun of a countryside fair! Monday 5 September 2011 PDF Print An historic 18th century estate will welcome people from across Wales on September 29th in a day-long fair celebrating Wales’ countryside and coast. Llanerchaeron Estate in Ceredigion will provide the perfect backdrop to the event, the first of its kind, which will bring together a range of countryside organisations to celebrate all that’s great about Wales’ natural environment, providing a great family day out. The event, being organised by Natur and the National Trust, will be open to the public and will offer something for everyone, including presentations from a range of people working in countryside management, trade demonstrations and stock exhibits from semi-feral ponies to Welsh black cattle. Event Co-Ordinator Mike Howe said: “There are hundreds of people across Wales working professionally for the good of our countryside and natural environment. Our goal is to celebrate and enhance this vital profession by bringing together our field of work in a one-day fair. “We’re aiming through the fair to deliver training, highlight sustainable methods of management and the role of Wales’ environment to the Welsh economy and raise awareness of countryside techniques, equipment, furniture and machinery. “We hope that by opening the event to the general public and school children, everyone will have the opportunity to learn more about our work to conserve wildlife and care for our environment in Wales, as well as having fun on the day with interactive displays and activities.” Countryside staff at the event will also be offering talks on stock and sustainable land management as well as taster training sessions including using the outdoor classroom and fungi identification. There will also be areas devoted to sustainability, access and recreation, grazing and woodland management. Llanerchaeron is a beautiful example of a small 18th century estate and a great family day out, now owned and managed by the National Trust. The fair will celebrate the self-sufficient historical and present-day management of the estate. Those visiting on the day will have the chance to join guided walks around the house, garden and estate. The fair will run from 9:30am until 4:30pm on Thursday September 29th with entry costing £4 for Natur members and £8 for non-members. Natur, the Welsh Institute of Countryside and Conservation Management, is the professional institute for all those who manage, conserve and promote the living and cultural environment of land and sea in Wales (http://natur.org.uk/). This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Visit Wales in the following categories: Environment & Nature, Travel, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.