There will be alpacas, Exmoor ponies
and even the chance to try welly wanging.
TWO Exmoor ponies
are turning heads as they graze on a wetland site in North Tyneside.
To the north this green corridor eventually takes you all the way to Sutton Park, where you might be able to spot wild Exmoor ponies
The Exmoor ponies
are based at Cleadon Hills reserve, in South Tyneside, as part of a conservation grazing scheme.
As well as planting native woodland, the charity hopes to restore rare heathland and introduce specialist grazing animals such as wild Exmoor ponies
AUTUMN GLOW: Go on an wildlife adventure in the Exmoor National Park, where you could see red deer and the renowned Exmoor ponies
There's plenty to see and do - but on this family trip we determined to make time for the famous Exmoor ponies
and the ancient Tarr Steps.
There's something about this rugged place that brings out the purple prose - it's full of dramatic scenery, sweeping views, tall hedges, and wildlife ranging from Bambi deer to birds of prey swooping down on unsuspecting rabbits nibbling grass verges, Plus, of course, those famous Exmoor ponies
Look out for the rare Exmoor ponies
-thereto manage the grassland.
The park is also home to a herd of 160 grazing cattle and about 40 Exmoor ponies
who will be expanded in numbers and moved around the park to play their own part in changing the landscape.
Also featured are the nuns of Ty Mawr Convent, Monmouth, who are using Exmoor ponies
to preserve a daffodil meadow.
Some Exmoor ponies
are bred specifically for competition, but Billy was just going to be part of a wild herd.