The farm includes a piece of unploughed commonland
, which in springtime is a mass of butter-yellow, thick with cowslips.
They reminded me of when I was nine or 10 in about 1966, and playing after school with my friends Martin and Ricky on the wooded commonland
by St Michael's C of E - Frankpledge Road, now a housing estate - strictly not allowed by the head teacher, Mr Monk.
On and around Halkyn Mountain, a 2,000-acre Flintshire commonland
Very often (contrary to usual belief) commonland
is not owned by the public but is private property.
The new right applies to open country, mountain, moor, heath, down and commonland
Any restriction on access to agreed paths as an alternative to complete closure of mountain, moorland, heath and commonland
areas, during such periods as lambing or shooting seasons, should be fully funded by government, says the CLA.
WALKERS will get the right to roam on mountain, moor, heath, down and commonland
, on a region-by-region basis, the Government has announced.