Sunday 16 October 2016

Bala Cranberry Festival

Yesterday we went to the Johnston's Cranberry marshes just outside Bala as part of the annual cranberry festival. The weather was perfect: plus 20sC, light breeze, and very sunny.

We began with a walk around the old marsh -
There are cranberries in the foreground:

If you go to the link at the top you may learn how irrigation is used.

After some cranberry drink and sausage we explored the south marsh which was being harvested:

Lots of colour - humans trying to copy nature -

Hard to compete with cranberries:


1 comment:

  1. Great pictures. Looks like you had a wonderful outing.