Pit Pony Sanctuary

Attractions in Pontypridd, Rhondda,

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Pit Pony Sanctuary

Attractions

Fforest Uchaf Farm is a working small holding and home to the Fforest Uchaf Horse and Pony Rehabilitation Centre & Pit Pony Sanctuary. Visitors will be guided for a quiet walk in the high pastures with a magnificent panoramic backdrop of the Taff Valley and on clear days the Brecon Beacons in the distance to take time out and meet the ponies, hear their stories and see them enjoying their new life grazing and playing in the sun, your guide will take you by the ponds and walk you just touching the woodland, a home of rare and diverse wildlife that share the Farm with us. Perhaps taking time out to stop by the ponds and watch the life going on underwater quiet visitors may be treated to seeing the wild Buzzards soaring on the thermals that rise from the Valley floor below. For those interested in the Welsh Heritage of Pit Ponies we will explain the relationship between our locality and coal mining.

You will have a chance to meet the last few Welsh Pit Ponies

Review

Surrounded by perfectly formed rolling welsh hills is this well run pony sanctuary located above the Welsh Valley town of Pontypridd. Roy Peckham the founder of the Pit Pony Sanctuary along with his wife Angela, have a clear to see love of these ponies and have dedicated acres of their farmland to act as a retirement home for these well loved work horses. Located alongside the remains of the ancient forest of Glyn Taff, this pony sanctuary has achieved our ‘Hidden Gem' status, and serves as final resting place for an animal that has been one mans best friends for centuries. For those visiting the sanctuary, I must strongly recommend wearing appropriate clothing, not forgetting footwear. The Pit Pony Sanctuary is a registered charity and survives only because of the support of its visitors, why not to sponsor your own pony, Roy and Angela will give you all the details when you visit.

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Contact Us

Maendy Road, Penycoedcae, ,
Pontypridd, Rhondda,, CF37 1PS

01443 480327

http://www.pitponies.co.uk

[email protected]

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