03-02-2014 04:49 AM | United Kingdom

National Trust digs deep to attract young farmers

The rain is pelting down and a cold wind whistles off the hills. Snowdon is – apparently – somewhere over there but cloaked today in thick cloud. It is the sort of morning that would persuade even the most hardened hill walker to hunker in front of a warm fire.

But Caryl Hughes, who at 23 is in charge of a 614-acre farm in north Wales, refuses to be put off by the challenge of working in such a harsh environment. "I'm loving the experience of being here. I don't bother about the weather or the remoteness of the place. It's a privilege to be doing this job. I'm enjoying every second of it," she said.
Full Story : The Guardian