Country Escape : June 2014

Welsh Border Life

Well-known for its moist climate and lush land, Wales is harnessing the power of its water and its communities are taking action to keep it green, says Jules

It’s wet in Wales, and it’s really wet in the Brecon Beacons, one of my favourite parts of the country. To put it into context, when you look at the average rainfall across the rest of the UK, the Beacons are over four times wetter than London, and although it’s often seen as a standing joke to both visitors and locals alike, theWelsh have been making good use of their water for centuries.

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