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May


Tuesday 3rd - Full moon to Cwmfelinfach

3 Miles, Easy
An evening walk along sirhowy valley then return along riverside and nature reserve
Meet at parking outside full moon refuse tip NP11 7BD at 6:30pm
(200 metres after end of Risca crosskeys bypass)
Contact: Clive Turner 07720 404825

Thursday 5th - Bluebell Woods & Clytha Castle

6 Miles, Easy/Moderate
A Gentle Climb Up To Clytha Castle,
Then On To The Hill Fort To See The Bluebells.
Passing Through Bettws Newydd And Returning Along A Riverside Path.
Clytha National Trust Car Park at 10:30am
Nearest Postcode NP7 9BW
Grid ref: SO 361 085, W3W: taxi.goodness.awestruck
Contact: Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Saturday 7th - Caerphilly Challenge



Thursday 12th - Trevethin Bomber Memorial

7.5 Miles, Easy/Moderate
With views of the British. Little climbing
Meet at Postcode NP4 8DT. at 10:15am
(Car park behind green building next to football pitch)
Contact: Andrew Wilmott 07549 628429

Sunday 15th - Chartist Cave/Duffryn Crawnon Walk

8.5 Miles, Moderate
Starting at Railway Terrace at Trefil village we will walk up a jeep track
and along a moorland footpath until we reach the Chartist’s Cave.
From there we will walk to the top of Mynydd Langyndir
where we will break for lunch while enjoying views down the valley of the Nant Crawnon
Following lunch, we will descend into the Crawnon valley
to meet the valley's one single track lane at Neuadd farm
from where we will walk to the top of the valley along the quiet country lane and farm/forest track
eventually joining the Brynore Tramroad and returning to Trefil village via the Dukes Table.
Open moorland hill tops and valley sides, country lanes and stream bank
Meet at Railway Terrace. Trefil at 10:00am
Postcode NP22 4HA, Grid reference SO 12246 12773
Contact: Rob Southall 01495 270078 (evenings 7-9 during the week prior to the walk)
or robertsouthall@outlook.com for further details

Thursday 19th - Cwmcarn Forest

6.5 Miles, Moderate.
A gradual climb via The Graig and up to the top forestry track
To the head of the Nantcarn Valley with some great views along the way.
Return down the Nantcarn Valley passing the visitor centre on the way back to the car park.
Mainly along good forestry tracks, but there could be some mud in places.
Meet at Cwmcarn Forest lower car park NP11 7FA at 10.30am
Contact: Linda Simmonds 07807 797799

Sunday 22nd - Libanus, Fan Frynych & Cwm Du valley

9.5 Miles, Strenuous (1400ft total ascent)
Note: This is a remote mountain walk with a steep descent into a valley.
This walk will take us up a steep ascent onto the ridge
And along to the summit of Fan Frynych which has good 360° views of the beacons.
Then down into the very picturesque Cwm Du valley and back to the visitor centre
Along undulating tracks/lanes and a quiet road.
Meet at Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre car park, Libanus at 10.00am
Postcode LD3 8ER (W3W menswear.squeezed.fattening) (Grid ref SN 97794 26299)
There are toilets and a café in the visitors centre, the parking fee is £3.
Contact: Steve O’Brien 07762 422726
Please book in advance, as this walk will be limited to a maximum of 20 people.

Thursday 26th - Gold Cliff, Redwick

7.5 Miles, Easy, Band B
A walk along the Wales Coastal Path for 3 miles
Down into Redwick for Lunch
And then walk back to Whitson before returning to Gold Cliff
Please note: there are quite a number of stiles on the way back
Meet at Gold Cliff Sea wall, NP18 2PH at 10:00am
Contact: Bill May 07879 031095

Saturday 28th - Llanbedr Horseshoe for Wimps

13.25 Miles, Moderate
A circuit of the beautiful and remote Grwyne Fechan valley above Crickhowell.
From the valley floor climbing steadily to the summit of Pen y Gadair Fawr
And on to Waun Fach the highest point of the Black Mountains (810m).
Views over the Dragon’s Back before a gentle descent down the drovers’ road to the Hermitage.
Car parking is limited so car sharing is essential.
Please meet at Blackvein at 9.00am or contact Andrew beforehand.
Contact: Andrew George 07840 743791

June


Thursday 2nd

VACANT

Sunday 5th - South Devon

A 3 day walking trip in South Devon is being arranged, starting on Sun 5th & returning on Tue 7th June
Comprising of 3 mainly coastal walks & staying at Torquay for 2 nights
Contact: Clive Turner 07720 404825 - for more details

Thursday 9th - Around St Brides

7 Miles, Moderate
Starting off with a gentle coastal walk leading into Beacon down
With a relatively short climb before returning to the start point
Across beautiful farmlands with stunning views.
Meet alongside the entrance to Southerndown rd, St Brides major where there is ample parking. CF32 0SG
10:15 for 10:30 start
Please note that this is classed as an SAS walk, SLOW and SOCIAL.
There are a few styles along the route and the pace will be dictated by the slowest rambler.
Contact: Clive Elliot 07807 606063

Saturday 11th - Bal Mawr

9 Miles, Moderate
A walk along the Vale of Ewyas, starting from Llanthony Priory
We leave the priory and travel a short distance on a quiet country road
Before climbing to the base of Bal Mawr.
We follow an ancient path towards Capel-y-ffin before a steep ascent to Bal Mawr.
We then follow the ridge line which offers spectacular views of both valleys
Before a steep rocky descent back to the Priory.
Meet at LLanthony Priory (free parking and toilets on site) at 10:30am
Contact: Neil Muirhead 07531 788394
Please book Your slot in advance

Thursday 16th - Cars, Steam Train, Walk, Pub...No Planes

A day out on the Severn valley railway
Incorporating a Steam train ride from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth
A 3 mile easy walk over the Shropshire countryside and a pub lunch on river Severn (optional)
Before returning to Kidderminster by steam train.
This trip requires the train part of the trip to be booked in advance (so we can all be together)
So can you let Clive know as soon as possible by text so he can book the train.
Also as this is quite a distance car sharing is recommended, so let Clive know if you would like to car share.
The cost is £25 per person for the train
Meeting at Kidderminster Heritage railway station, Post code DY10 1QX at 9.30am
Contact: Clive Turner 07720 404825 - for more details

Weekend 18th/19th

VACANT


Thursday 23rd - Blaen Bran

6 Miles, Moderate
A steady climb up Mynydd Maen with widespread views over Cwmbran and the Severn Estuary
Walking around the ridge overlooking the disused reservoir in Blaen Bran
Before decending into and walking through Blaen Bran Community Woodland
Meet at Mountain Air Car park at 10:30am
Contact: Karen Ford 07557 780784

Weekend 25th/26th

VACANT

Thursday 30th - LLANDEGFEDD RESERVOIR

6.5 Miles, Easy/Moderate
Circuit of the reservoir through woodland and lakeside paths
Taking in nice views of the reservoir and wildlife
Option of cafe overlooking reservoir for post walk refreshments
Meet at top car park at 10:30am
Nearest Post Code NP4 0SY
W.3.W. duet.bronzes.front
Contact: Phil Purnell 07729 221799

July


Weekend 2nd/3rd

VACANT

Thursday 7th

Vacant

Saturday 9th - Bourton on the Water

10 Miles, Moderate
A relatively flat but fairly long walk which includes 4 villages
Bourton on the Water, Upper and Lower Slaughter and Naunton
Returning alongside the river Windrush. Good views of the Cotswolds throughout
A joint walk with Mike Showler and Clive Turner
Meet at Station Road car and coach park, Bourton on the Water, GL54 2AA at 10.30am
Fee payable for the Car park
Contact: Clive Turner 07720 404825 or Mike Showler 07814 006646


Thursday 14th

VACANT

Weekend 16th/17th

VACANT

Thursday 21st

VACANT

Saturday 23rd - Carmarthan Fans

9 Miles, Strenuous
Walking through open Moorland and across a small Stream
Before reaching Lake Llyn y Fan Fawr. We then walk around to Lake Llyn y Fan Fach.
After a steep climb we walk along the ridge overlooking the Lake.
A descent followed by another climb onto a 2nd ridge
Finally coming down a steep descent to retrace our footsteps to the car park
Meet at a small car park along the side of the road. at 10:00am
Contact: Karen Ford 07557 780784


Thursday 28th

VACANT

Weekend 30th/31st

VACANT