his former Georgian Country Farmhouse stands in one of the most enviable locations within the Snowdonia National Park and has been extensively refurbished to a high standard whilst retaining much of its original character.
eddgelert won a Britain in Bloom class in 1996 and is a Europe in Bloom competitor in 1997. This pretty village at the foot of Moel Hebog can be approached by either the Aberglaslyn or the Nantgwynant Passes, both offering spectacular scenery. The creator of Rupert the Bear, Alfred Bestall, lived in this area and drew much of his inspiration from it - there is a memorial to him in the form of a wildlife garden which also serves as a picnic site near the village green. The village takes its name from the legendary wolfhound Gelert, killed in error by Prince Llywelyn after it had saved his baby son from a wolf.