Weekend Activities

July / Aug 2014

Date

Description

Distance / Grading

Meeting Point(s)

Contact

Sat 12th July

TreTower Ramble

Lisa leads us on a delightful ramble on Cefn Moel & through Cwm Clarach close to the market town of Crickhowell & the Black Mountains. A classic national park walk, not to  be missed!

 

7 miles,

moderate

 

Pace: Leisurely

 

Meet

9.30am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

11am

Tre Tower Court

& Castle

SO 186 213

 

Lisa

07951 496942

Sat 19th July

Rail Ramble – Heading west from Penally

Caves, cliffs & crevices all included in this great West Wales train & trek! Marvel at the wonderous Pembrokeshire Coastline, one of Wales’ most prestigious National Parks. Either catch the train with us or meet us in Penally at the start point. Please bring a packed lunch. Hoping to call into Tenby for fish & chips at the end. Catching the 7.30pm train back to Swansea. Hope you can join us for this good old fashioned ‘Beano in the West’!

8 miles,

moderate

 

Pace: Moderate

Meet time @

9.45am

at

Swansea Train Station

Catching 10.04

train to Penally

(£15.50 std rtn)

Or

Make your

own way &

meet in Penally

 Start pt

SS 118 999

Teifion

07920 560219

Sun 27th July

Cowbridge

A leisurely undulating walk with many points of interest including a Tudor Manor at Llansannor. With a special visit to the Cowbridge Pyshic Garden at the end! Please bring a packed lunch!

 

8miles

moderate

 

Pace: Leisurely

Meet

9.30am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

10.30am

Cowbridge Car Park

Behind Town Hall

 

Alison Broady

07926 285806

Sat 2nd Aug

Pontarddualuis – Graig Fawr Horseshoe

Meet Teifion for another great walk this time around Graig Fawr. Hoping to have some fantastic views down to Loughor estuary. Please bring a packed lunch.

6 miles,

Moderate

 

Pace: Leisurely

Meet

10am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

10.45am

In Pontarddulais

(street parking)

SN 600 040

(OS EXPLORER

MAP 178)

 

Teifion

07920 560219

Thurs 14th – Sun 17th Aug

Llanberis Trip

Due to the popularity of last year’s trip…the Llanberis weekend is back again this year! You need to book a hotel/B&B of your choice for the Thur/ Fri/Sat night (s) & then enjoy a weekend of activities in the heart of Snowdonia with the highest mountain in Wales on your doorstep. Go on treat yourself…book a few days away from it all! (Please speak to Janet or Alan first before booking, so that they know you’re going)

Various

 

 

Please contact

Trip leaders

 

 

 

Alan T

07947 276895

Or

 

Janet (Rhos)

07929 053593

Sun 24th Aug

Kenfig Burrows / Sker Point

Following the coastline toward Porthcawl, while at the same time getting close & personal with the wildlife in the famous nature reserve & sand dunes of Kenfig Burrows. Great aspect over the Bristol Channel & Swansea Bay! Please bring a packed lunch

5 miles,

easy

 

Pace: Leisurely

Meet

10.30

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

11am

Kenfig Nature

Reserve Visitor

Centre

SS 802 810

 

Lisa

07951 496942

Fri 29th Aug

Moth Sweepstake!

Join us for a SOG first, copying the antics of the previous BBC Summer Watch programmes. We’ll be investigating all manor of moths in Clyne with the help of the head gardener/keeper of the park, Teifion. Plus a little betting game to keep us entertained! Please bring a torch & money for a drink.

 

 

 

Moth Time Fun!

Meet at Woodman

@ 8.30pm a drink before

Heading into Clyne

Teifion

07920 560219

Sun 31st Aug

Port Eynon

End of summer walk in beautiful Port Eynon & the surrounding area. Join us for the last of the summer weekends walks. Taking in the south west coastline of the Gower.

8miles,

moderate

 

Pace: Leisurely

Meet

10.15

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

11am

Port Eynon

Beach

Roundabout

SS 467 852

Lisa

07951 496942

 

Updated 05.07.14

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