Glynllifon

Ffordd Clynnog
LL54 5DU
01286 830 261

Glynllifon is a land-based campus with residential facilities, situated on the Glynllifon Estate near Caernarfon.

The Glynllifon farm, including the woodland, extends to 300 hectares, and is a great environment for studying countryside management and agricultural studies. Agriculture students will gain hands-on experience on Glynllifon’s working farm which has:

  • A crossbred Autumn calving dairy herd
  • A Spring calving Stabiliser and Welsh Black beef herd
  • A lowland flock of 500 Llŷn ewes
  • 50 Continental terminal sire flock
  • A pig herd of 50 Welsh and Hybrid sows

Recent investments at the farm include the cattle roundhouse and a state-of-the-art pig unit.

The campus also has an animal studies centre, engineering centre and forest & sawmill.

The state-of-the-art teaching block provides contemporary facilities for classroom-based learning, IT rooms, plus a library & resource centre, a large lecture theatre, two purpose-built rooms for exotic animals and the veterinary nursing course, plus kitchens and workrooms for the Independent Living Skills Department.

The £7.4 million Llifon teaching block provides:

  • contemporary classrooms
  • IT rooms
  • library & resource centre
  • a large lecture theatre
  • a well-stocked exotic animal facility
  • kitchens

Animal Studies Centre

The Animal Centre includes the animal park and exotics facility. The Centre houses a wide variety of small animals, poultry, aquatic and reptile facilities, together with an aviary.

Engineering Centre

The purpose-built facilities allow students to gain experience working on a wide range of machinery. The college has recently invested in new welding bays, a virtual reality welder and has extended the workshop area.

Forest & Sawmill

Recently refurbished and extended, the sawmill gives students experience of commercial forestry within their course. The 300 hectares of farm and forestry land offers a practical insight into countryside management.

Glynllifon Farm

The Glynllifon farm, including the woodland, extends to 300 hectares, and is a great environment for studying countryside management and agricultural studies. Agriculture students will gain hands-on experience on Glynllifon’s working farm which has:

  • A crossbred Autumn calving dairy herd
  • A Spring calving Stabiliser and Welsh Black beef herd
  • A lowland flock of 500 Llŷn ewes
  • 50 Continental terminal sire flock
  • A pig herd of 50 Welsh and Hybrid sows

Hostel Life

For students from further afield Glynllifon’s hostel, situated on campus, offers comfortable accommodation during the week.

Hostel wardens provide evening and overnight support and supervision. Residents can make use of the TV room, pool tables, table tennis and gym equipment, as well as self-catering kitchens and lounge areas.

Regular evening activities include cooking sessions, fitness sessions and clay pigeon shooting.

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