Weekend Activities

Spring 2014

Date

Description

Distance / Grading

Meeting Point(s)

Contact

Sat 8th March

Barry Island Walk

Follow Dave on a geological ramble around the infamous Barry Island. More noted for its modern day entertainments, Dave will take us back in time & give us a historical background to the formation of the modern day peninsula. Please bring packed lunch & hopefully finishing off in a pub of Dave’s choice

7miles,

easy

Meet

9.30am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

 

Dave

01792 203382 /

07967 990399

 

Sun 16th March

Beacons Horseshoe

Classic Beacons ramble with Lisa. We’ll be taking in the peaks of Corn Du & Pen Y Fan as well as the ridges of Craig Gwaun Taf, Tor Glas & Craig Fan Ddu. Please bring warm clothing & waterproofs as the weather is changeable on top of the Beacons. Please bring a packed lunch.

6.5miles,

strenuous

Meet

10am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

11am

Lower Neuadd

car park

Grid Ref SO 032 180

 

Lisa

07951 496942

Sat 22nd March

Ystradfellte, Sarn Helen & the Limestone Country!

A circular ramble of the limestone shakehole circuit around Ystradfellte with Lisa & Gill. Please bring a packed lunch & we’ll be stopping off for a drink in the local pub in Ystradfellte!

8 miles,

 strenuous

Meet

10.15am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

11am

Ystradfellte

Grid Ref  SN 930 134

 

Lisa

07951 496942

Sat 29th March

South Wales 3 Peaks Challenge - Abergavenny

Fantastic challenge walk in & around Abergavenny – taking in the peaks of Blorenge, Sugar Loaf & Skirrid. Gold route online now fully booked so contact Emyr for more details about the walk challenge for the group. In aid of Longtown Mountain Rescue. Please be aware this is an earlier start from Swansea!

Hope to finish off with a curry & a few drinks in Abergavenny after!

20 miles,

strenuous

 

 

Meet 6.30am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

 

 

 

Emyr

07846 879210

 

Sun 30th March

Cilybebyll Walk

Join Lyn for a great circular walk taking in the village of Cilybebyll in the Upper Swansea Valley, north of Pontardawe. Please bring a packed lunch & drink. Finishing off with a hearty pint in the Pontardawe Inn.

8 miles,

moderate

Meet 9am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

9.30am

Pontardawe Inn c.p.

Pontardawe

Lyn Davies

07855 159709

Sat 5th April

Mynydd Marchywel & Craig Gwladus

Early start for this ramble so we can get back for the meal. Gary takes on a stroll up on the ridge between the Swansea & Dulais Valleys overlooking Crynant on one side & Rhos on the other. Well worth going, just for the views alone! Please bring a packed lunch.

8 miles

moderate

9.15am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

Or

Contact Gary

For meet pt

for start of walk

Gary

07974 574181

Sat 5th April

Meal out – Chinese @ The Wild Swan

Another night out on the town! This time at the Wild Swan, Orchard Street, Swansea. Let Peris know asap if you want to go. Meal booked for 7.30pm

Chomping at

the Chinese!

 

Meal booked

For 7.30pm

 

Peris

07926 165768

Sun 6th April

Ally & Mally’s Henrhyd Waterfalls Walk

Resurrected after a previous postponement, this fantastic stroll takes us up to the highest waterfall in South Wales, Henrhyd Falls. Just the best time of year to view a great natural sight! Please bring a packed lunch.

5 miles,

moderate

Meet 9.30am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

or

Meet 10.15am

Pen-Y-Cae Inn

Mally

07811 311010

 

Alison Broady

07926 285806

Sat 12th April

Afan Valley Railway & Richard Burton Trail – Cycle Ride

We’ll be cycling the railway track from Afan Agored down to Pontrhydyfen to see Richard Burton’s house before cycling back up to Glyncorrwg via the Refresh station.

Contact Wyn (our chairman) a few days before event to confirm you’re coming

10 miles,

easy

Meet 10.15am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car

Or

11am

Afan Argoed

Car Park

 (Cost £1)

 

 

Wyn W

01792

470886

or

07799

215856

 

 

 

Fri 18th Apr –

Mon 21st Apr

Llangranog Easter Trip  - SOG & Tawe Trekkers

We’ll be joining up with the Tawe Trekkers on a fab trip back to our beloved Llangranog! Walks organised for each day, Choose from 1,2,3 nights stay at the Urdd Centre, Llangranog. Approx £28 pppn includes bed, breakfast, lunch & evening meal…absolute bargain. Please contact Debra asap to book your place. £30 dep reqd.

 

Weekend

Eggs-travaganza!

 

Contact

Leader for

info & booking

Debra

07772 128776

Sat 26th Apr

Cwm Oergwm Walk

Janet will be leading us through this narrow band of woodland between the Brecon Beacons & Llanfrynach. A nature reserve protected by the Brecknock Wildlife trust, it extends for over a mile along the Menasgin stream and is an attraction for otters, badgers & bats as well as other breeding birds. Please bring a packed lunch.

10 miles,

strenuous

Meet 9.15am

The Slip/Old Baths

Car Park

or

10.15am

Llanfrynach Village

 

 

Janet (Rhos)

07929 053593

Fri 2nd May –

Mon 5th May

Cheddar Mayday Weekend

Fabulous self catering weekend away at Home Farm Cottages nr Cheddar. Weekend of walks & a cycle ride to Clevedon. Taking in the sights of Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Mendips & also Thatchers Cider Farm! £75pp for full weekend (3 nights – Fri to Mon). Also hoping for meal out in Cheddar on Sat or Sun night. Contact Peris to book your place as places still available!!!

 

Weekend Mayday

 Fun!

Incl walks &

cycle ride

 

 

For more

 information

please contact

Peris

Peris

07926 165768

 

Wed 7th May

Tennis @ Langland

Dust down your racket, grab your balls & come down & join us at Langland for a game of tennis. Please book your place with Robert asap, as we need to book the courts in advance. Heading for a drink after to recouperate

Ball games!

Contact Robert

asap so he can

arrange

court bookings!

Robert H

07981 963681

 

 

Updated 02.03.14

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