The tale of Blodeuwedd and Gronw Pebyr is told in the
is the Welsh goddess of spring created from flowers, and
turned into an owl -
more about Blodeuwedd here.
During the restoration of Pen Y Bont, an unusual set of dinner plates was
found in the loft, bearing a curious pattern which appeared to be flowers
around the rim of the plates. However, on closer inspection the
flowers appeared to resemble owls. Around this time we also
discovered a mysterious
bearing the image of a beautiful woman, surrounded by flowers but with
owls feathers, on the inside door of one of the barns. Soon after
this, images and likenesses of owls started to appear around Castell Gronw and Pen y Bont
Farmhouse. We have kept them and added to them over the
How many owls can you find around the house and grounds?
You can download a word document for recording the number of owls you find
by clicking here.
The record so far is
56 57 86
94 102 118
129 137 152
165 178 189
203 258 !
Email your results with your name to Pen Y Bont to win a certificate for
completing the Owl Hunt !