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


Sunday 3rd November 2019 - Greater Gwent AGM and Walk

5-6 miles, Moderate
Short walk followed by lunch for those staying for the meeting
Crosskeys Rugby Club NP11 7BS 10:15am Lunch 13:00pm AGM 14:00 - 15:50 (Phil Purnell 07729 221799)
Mike Showler 07814 006646

Thursday 7th November 2019 - Dare Aman railway path & Rhos-gwawr

6 Miles, Moderate, band C
Old railway track and Mountain paths. One ascent and descent
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Dare Valley Country Park, CF44 7RG, at 10:30am
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Sunday 10th November 2019 - Garway Hill

7 miles, Moderate, band E
Views across the Welsh Marches, Shropshire Hills and across to the Malverns.
Blackvein road 9:30am or Garway Common opp Garway (Moon) Inn.
Nearest Postcode HR2 8RQ. Grid Ref: SO 464 227 at 10.30am
Terry Butler 07989 070404

Wednesday 13th November 2019 - Annual General Meeting

Your chance to have your say
and election of officers
Risca Rugby Club at 7.15pm
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Thursday 14th November 2019 - Craig-yr-allt

7 miles, band B
Starting from Castell Coch along part of the Taff trail.
One steady climb up onto the ridge with good views hopefully. Lunch stop at top.
Blackvein road 9:30am
Lyn Jenkins 07580 440421

Sunday 17th November 2019 - Lisvane and Rudry

8 miles, Moderate, Band A
A mixed walk of ridges and a few climbs, with spectacular views
Blackvein Road 9:30am or the Ty Mawr at Lisvane 10:00am.
Andrew George 07840 743791

Thursday 21st November 2019 - Cyfarthfa and Taf Fechan

6 Miles, Moderate, band C
A riverside and forestry walk through Taf Fechan Nature Reserve
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Cyfarthfa Park, Bottom Carpark at 10:15am
Terry Butler 07989 070404

Saturday 23rd November - Tor-y-Foel

8 miles, Moderate, band C
Follow Taff Trail from Tal y Bont on Usk, above reservoir,
then to summit of Tor y Foel. Returning along canal
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Tal y Bont on Usk village hall (Donation to Park) 10:30am
Mike Showler 07814 006646

Thursday 28th November - Abbey Dore and the Dulas Valley

7 miles, Moderate, band D
A walk around the Golden Valley taking in the Abbey,
Ancient common with panoramic views across the Welsh borders.
A few stiles including 2 high step stiles over deer fences.
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Ewyas Harold Memorial Hall, Pontrilas Road, Ewyas Harold. HR2 0EL at 10:30am
Linda Simmonds 07807 797799


Sunday 1st December 2019 - Bradford-on-Avon and Avoncliffe
NOTE - Change of day

7 miles, Easy
Walking from Bradford on Avon along the Avon Valley with views over Frome,
then on to Farleigh Hungerford castle.
Return along the river Avon plus the Frome and Kennet canal
Details to follow
Clive Turner 07802 231371

Thursday 5th December 2019 - Christmas Lunch

0 miles, Extremely easy, band will be playing
Venue to follow
Contact lyn to book
Lyn Jenkins 07580 440421

Saturday 7th December 2019 - Ross-on-Wye and Penyard Hill

8-9 miles, Moderate, band D
Varied walk of town, villages and hillside
Blackvein Road 9:00am or Wilton Road Car Park HR9 7BY at 10:15am (£1.00 parking fee)
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Thursday 12th December 2019 - Pen Pych and Blaenrhondda

6 miles, Moderate, band B
Circular walk to the top of the Rhondda valley taking in stunning views , waterfalls and former collieries
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Pen Pych Forest carpark at 10:30am
Clive Elliot 07807 606063

Saturday 14th December 2019 - Crickhowell and Table Mountain

8 miles, Energetic, band C
Follow the Beacons Way from Crickhowell to Table Mountain and then on to Llanbedr.
Returning along lanes to Crickhowell
Blackvein Road 9:00am or Crickhowell Main Car Park 9:45am
Mike Showler 07814 006646

Thursday 19th December 2019 - Craig-yr-allt

7 miles, band B
Starting from Castell Coch along part of the Taff trail.
One steady climb up onto the ridge with good views hopefully. Lunch stop at top.
Blackvein road 9:30am
Lyn Jenkins 07580 440421

Sunday 22nd December 2019 - Twmbarlwm Mince Pie Walk

7 miles, Moderate
Up to the tump on Twmbarlwm to eat the festive goodies you bring
Risca Leisure Centre 10:00am
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Wednesday 25th December 2019 - Bah Humbug Walk

7-8 miles, Moderate
For those who want to escape the madness, we will be walking around Cwmcarn Forest and Twmbarlwm.
Don't forget your mince pies for the coffee stop at the top of Twmbarlwm
Pontywaun Spiritualist Church Car Park NP11 7FR 10:30am
Anne & Rich Beaugie 07905 062329

Thursday 26th December 2019 - Boxing Day Walk

6 miles, Moderate
One climb. A quick drink in Rhwderin Inn and return along riverbank
Fields Road, Pontymister 10:30am
Allan & Judith Elliott 01633 612521


Saturday 28th December 2019 - Monknash

6 miles, Moderate, band D
Circular walk from Plough and Harrow to Marcross, then Nash point and return along coast
……maybe a light lunch at the Plough and Harrow
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Parking near Plough and Harrow CF7 7QQ 10:30am
Clive Turner 07802 231371