Here is a printable summary of this season's walk, but remember that it will not always be up-to-date.

Please make every effort to join us at our meeting point, usually Blackvein Road,
to share transport and get any last-minute updates.
Any alternative arrangements must be agreed directly with the individual walk leader

JULY 2019

Thursday 4th July 2019 - Llandegveth

6 miles, Moderate
Circular walk with some stiles. On a working Dairy Farm with plenty of parking.
Tea, Coffee and Cakes will be available after the walk.
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or Cwrt Perrott Farm, Llandegveth. NP18 1HX
Helen Eldred 07584 039443

Saturday 6th July 2019 - Bristol and the Avon Gorge

7 miles, Leisurely
Across Brunel Bridge, along the Gorge to the Harbour for snack/lunch. Return via Clifton
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or parking at Percival Road, BS8 3LE at 10:30am
Note to alternative start point drivers, to avoid disappointment please text to confirm coming
Clive Turner 07802 231371

Thursday 11th July 2019 - Gaer Fort and the Ridgeway

7 Miles, Leisurely, band A
also known as 'Little Switzerland' but no Yodelling allowed !!
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or St Basils Church, Bassaleg at 9:45am (limited parking)
Helen Menzies 07773 143944

Saturday 13th July 2019 - The Lonely Shepherd

8 miles, Moderate, band B
Climb to the lonely shepherd for great views, returning along the canal
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or
Gilwern main road car park, NP7 0AJ, at 10:00am
Mike Showler 07814 006646

Thursday 18th July 2019 - Garth Mountain

7 Miles, Moderate but it is a mountain so steep in places !
Starting at Taffs Well Park we go across the river to Gwaelod y Garth.
Steep climb to the top of Garth Mountain with stunning views over Cardiff and the surrounding areas.
Ancient Hillfort then descent along lanes back to Gwaelod y Garth Inn for refreshments
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or 10.15 at Taffs Well Park, ST 11925 83639, CF15 7PP.
There is a public carpark at Park Lane down side of park but car share would be better.
Entrance between Taffs Well Inn and the park itself. Parking also on main road of park.
Ceri Waters 07815 308118

Sunday 21st July 2019 - Hay Bluff and Twmpa

6 miles, Moderate
Initial steep climb with clear paths over high mountains and open moorland, with a return leg along a quiet lane
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:15am or
Free Car Park beside stone circle on Gospel Pass (SO 239 373) at 10:30 am
Karen Ford 07557 780784

Wednesday 24th July 2019 - Autumn Planning Meeting

An update on the season so far and
time to think of the Aurumn season
Held at Risca RFC at 7:15pm
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Thursday 25th July 2019 - Haresfield Beacon and the Shortwood Topograph

7 Miles, Moderate, band F
One Climb, hills and woodland with great views
The owner of the Vine Tree Inn at Randwick (start of the walk) kindly lets us park in his car park.
He even opens the pub in the morning for us to use toilets before start.
At the same time he will take orders for those of us who will be having lunch on our return.
(for those who take sandwiches there will be a short stop at the beacon)
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:00am or
Car Park at Randwick, Stroud, GL6 6JA, at 10:15am.
Limited parking so Car Sharing essential.
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Sunday 28th July 2019 - Three Cliffs Bay

7 Miles, Easy
Starting at Southgate, along the Downs, Then over the Dunes to Pennard Castle.
Lunch on the Beach with maybe a little dip in the sea (the brave ones)
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:00am or
Southgate Carpark, SA3 2DH, at 10:30am
Note to alternative start point drivers, to avoid disappointment please text to confirm coming
Clive Turner 07802 231371

AUGUST 2019

Thursday 1st August 2019 - Roath Park and Lisvane

6 miles, Easy
Along the lake, up Nant fawr corridor to Lisvane. Return by Rhyd y Pennau Park
with coffee at Griffin inn. Can be muddy at times
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or
Alder Road Junc, Ninian Road,CF23 5EP, (little park at end of playing fields) at 10:00am
Note to alternative start point drivers, to avoid disappointment please text to confirm coming
Clive Turner 07802 231371

Saturday 3rd August 2019 - Llanthony Priory and Capel y Fin

9 miles, Strenuous, band D
Along the Vale of Ewyas to Capel Y Fin, then a steady climb to Bal Bach
with a steep descent back to Llanthony
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or Llanthony Priory 10:30am
Mike Showler 07814 006646

Thursday 8th August 2019 - Pwllmeyrick

7 miles, Moderate, band C
Great Barnets Wood, Pwllmeyric & Mathern
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or
Car Park at Great Barnets Wood, ST 511 944, (just off B4253 NW of Chepstow)
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Sunday 11th August 2019 - Carmarthen Fans

9-10 miles, Strenuous
Over rugged moorland around Llyn y Fan Fawr and over to Llyn y Fan Fach
followed by a steep climb up where we then walk along the ridge around the lake.
Meet at Blackvein Road at 8:30am or start point SN 855 223 at 10:00am
Karen Ford 07557 780784

Thursday 15th August 2019 - Sugar Loaf

5-6 miles, Moderate, band C
A steep ascent along clear paths with outstanding views
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or
National Trust Sugarloaf Car Park above Vineyard
Mike Showler 07814 006646

Sunday 18th August 2019 - The Waterfalls Walk

9-10 miles, Strenuous, band D
The highest concentration of waterfalls in South Wales
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:00am
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Thursday 22nd August 2019 - Sorbrook and Panteg Church

6 miles, Moderate, band B
Through woodland, field and farm tracks
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or
Llandegfedd Reservoir Car Park at 10:00am
Terry Butler 07989 070404

Saturday 24th August 2019 - Porthkerry Park

9 miles, Moderate, band C
Along the coastal path to Rhoose Point and then inland around the airport to a Norman Village
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:00am or
Porthkerry Park Café CF62 3BY at 10:00am, LIMITED PARKING
Terry Butler 07989 070404

Thursday 29th August 2019 - Llandegfedd Reservoir

6 miles, Moderate, band B
A circular walk around the reservoir
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or
Llandegveth Reservoir Car Park at 10:15 am
John Venn 01495 271953

Saturday 31st August 2019 - Llanbedr horseshoe for wimps

10 miles, Moderate, band B
To the highest point in the Black Mountains - and the stars beyond.
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:00am.
Limited carparking so car sharing is recommended.
Andrew George 07840 743791