Host your community event at Tide/ Llanw

Our coffee shop and tipi, surrounded by a wildflower meadow and overlooking Snowdonia, has been host to a wide range of activities over the years. From carer and baby groups, to pickling workshops and writing classes, wreath-making to dungaree-sewing.  It's the...

Wild Swimming: where to start

Wild Swimming, or simply swimming outdoors as some people would prefer to call it, has enjoyed a real resurgence in recent years in the UK, perfect for those searching for different experiences . Something about the bracing water, the rushing air and the natural high...

On Business: Resilience is about knowing what to focus on

This is the second in a series of blogs on business, resilience and entrepreneurship, from our co-founder David Lea-Wilson. Over to DLW: Resilience is about knowing what to focus on. So for what it's worth, here is some advice that has helped me over the years....

Molesworth and Bird

A few months back we had the welcome pleasure of learning a little more about the team behind Molesworth and Bird, Melanie Molesworth & Julia Bird, who make unique seaweed pressings on the British South West Coast. You might have spotted their beautiful prints in...

Things we can do to help our rivers

   The North Wales River Trust are looking for River Ambassadors - volunteers with a love of wildlife and water, who are keen to learn new things and share them with their local community. If you don't have time to volunteer though, there are still plenty of things...

How to use seaweed in the garden

As far as we’re concerned, seaweed is a magical ingredient. Not only can it work wonders for your skin, with deeply moisturising properties, but in coastal areas,  it’s been used as a soil improver for generations. Seaweed contains lots of useful plant nutrients,...

A North Wales walk complete with wild swim + dramatic valley views

North Wales is known worldwide for its outstanding walks, lakes, and vistas, with an incredible combination of mountains, rivers and sea. Emma Marshall has written a love letter to Eryri (Snowdonia) in her beautiful recent book,  'Wild Swimming Walks' , which plans 28...

Unusual things to do in Wales

Visitors to Halen Môn often ask us for other recommendations of interesting things to do on the salty isle.  There are lots of lists out there but here we've pulled together some of the more unusual places to visit and things to do when you're on Ynys Môn.Explore...

Are seaweed baths good for you?

For hundreds of years, people have been bathing in seaweed for its nurturing, restorative and healing properties. In warm water, seaweed releases its mineral-dense oils, offering rich relaxation and soothing tired muscles.  The benefits of bathing in seaweed have been...

On Business: the one attitude you need for success

We are delighted to be sharing the first in a series of blogs on business and entrepreneurship, from our co-founder David Lea-Wilson. First up:  what resilience means in business, and why it's crucial for success. Resilience is an overused word, but an important one....

HALEN MÔN BLOG

Expect interesting and delicious articles on everything from how to use our pure sea salt to eco-friendly gift ideas, how to season like a chef to flavoured salt recipes.

On Business: Quality and resilience

On Business: Quality and resilience

This is the third in a series of blogs on business, resilience and entrepreneurship, from our co-founder David Lea-Wilson. Over to DLW: Having covered definitions, attitudes and planning in my last two blogs on resilience in business, what comes next? Successful...

Top notch BBQ tools

Top notch BBQ tools

Cooking over coals is a highlight of summer for us, though we’ve been known to fire up the outdoor ovens in months when the weather isn’t kind too. An outdoor kitchen or woodoven is a common occurance in lots of cultures around the world, and while Wales isn’t famous...

Favourite North Wales community pubs

Favourite North Wales community pubs

Osian Gwynn, Arts Director of our brilliant local arts centre Pontio, is a font of knowledge when it comes to music and theatre, as you'd expect. He's also an expert on local pubs, so we asked if he'd mind highlighting a handful of his favourite community pubs in...

Host your community event at Tide/ Llanw

Host your community event at Tide/ Llanw

Our coffee shop and tipi, surrounded by a wildflower meadow and overlooking Snowdonia, has been host to a wide range of activities over the years. From carer and baby groups, to pickling workshops and writing classes, wreath-making to dungaree-sewing.  It's the...

Wild Swimming: where to start

Wild Swimming: where to start

Wild Swimming, or simply swimming outdoors as some people would prefer to call it, has enjoyed a real resurgence in recent years in the UK, perfect for those searching for different experiences . Something about the bracing water, the rushing air and the natural high...

On Business: Resilience is about knowing what to focus on

On Business: Resilience is about knowing what to focus on

This is the second in a series of blogs on business, resilience and entrepreneurship, from our co-founder David Lea-Wilson. Over to DLW: Resilience is about knowing what to focus on. So for what it's worth, here is some advice that has helped me over the years....

Molesworth and Bird

Molesworth and Bird

A few months back we had the welcome pleasure of learning a little more about the team behind Molesworth and Bird, Melanie Molesworth & Julia Bird, who make unique seaweed pressings on the British South West Coast. You might have spotted their beautiful prints in...

Things we can do to help our rivers

Things we can do to help our rivers

   The North Wales River Trust are looking for River Ambassadors - volunteers with a love of wildlife and water, who are keen to learn new things and share them with their local community. If you don't have time to volunteer though, there are still plenty of things...

How to use seaweed in the garden

How to use seaweed in the garden

As far as we’re concerned, seaweed is a magical ingredient. Not only can it work wonders for your skin, with deeply moisturising properties, but in coastal areas,  it’s been used as a soil improver for generations. Seaweed contains lots of useful plant nutrients,...

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