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

August

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 B4235 NW of Chepstow)
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Sunday 11th August 2019 - CANCELLED - 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 - Brecon, The River Honddu and Pen-y-Crug

6 miles, Moderate, band E
Along the river, through fields and lanes to Pen-y-Crug for a spectacular view of Brecon
Meet at Blackvein Road at 9:30am or
Watton Car Park (Long stay), Brecon,
SO 048284, LD3 7EE at 10:30am - fees apply
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

September

Thursday 5th September 2019 - Monknash

6 Miles, Moderate, band D
A Coastal walk with some hills. Lunch on the beach and return along the beach, tide permitting.
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Car Park past Plough and Harrow (CF71 7QQ).
It is in a field about half mile along the lane past the front of pub. Usually a £2 fee
Sonia Thomas 01633 680569

Saturday 7th September 2019 - The Cliffs above Blaenrhondda

7 Miles, Moderate, band D
Picturesque valleys with striking views over Blaenrhondda…3 waterfalls
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Penpych woodland car park at approx 10:30am CF42 5DG
Note to alternative start point drivers....to avoid disappointment
if any last minute changes, please txt to confirm coming
Clive Turner 07802 231371

Thursday 12th September 2019 - Pontllanfraith

6 miles, Leisurely, band A
Amble lanes, Fields and changing valleys.
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Bryn Playing Fields, Pontllanfraith, 9:45am Please park furthest away from the Pavillion.
Ceri Waters 07815 308118

Saturday 14th September 2019 - Blaenavon and the Blorenge

9-10 miles, Energetic, band B
Mountain, Common & Ridge. Great views from the high level sections
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Blaenavon Public Car Park (NP4 9QR) 10:15am
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Thursday 19th September 2019 - Hensol and the Vale Villages

6 miles, Easy, band C
Villages, Forest Paths and Open Views
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Hensol Forest Car Park near Welsh St Donats (CF71 7SW) 10:15am
Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Sunday 22nd September 2019 - Table Mountain and Glan Usk

9 miles, Strenuous at an Energetic Pace, band C
A walk from Crickhowell, up Table Mountain, Along the Ridge, then down through Glanusk
and back along the Canal to Crickhowell. Please note there is 2400ft of ascent.
Blackvein Road 9am or Crickhowell Main Car Park (NP8 1BN) 10am Parking fee applies.
Please contact the Walk leaders on the day if going straight to Crickhowell
Anne & Rich Beaugie 07905 062329

Thursday 26th September 2019 - Historical Buildings of Cowbridge

7 miles, band C
A lovely walk around Cowbridge and it's Historical Buildings
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Start of CarPark behind Townhall in Cowbridge 10:15am
Andrew Wilmott 07549 628429

Sunday 28th September 2019 - Details to follow




Liz Holland 01495 200673

October

Thursday 3rd October 2019 - Ochrwyth

Leisurely, band A
Uphill at start and on towards Machen Mountain
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Fields Road, Pontymister NP11 6EJ at 9:35am
Sonia Thomas 01633 680569

Saturday 5th October - Kenfig to Porthcawl Circular

7-8 miles, Moderate, band C
Through sand dunes to the sea. Beach walk subject to tides. Fairly flat
Blackvein Road 9:30am
Jill Jones 07718 751475

Thursday 10th October - Duffryn Gardens

6 miles, Easy, band B
An easy walk through fields and lanes, visiting 2 burial chambers and a pretty church along the way
Blackvein Road 9:30am or NT Car Park, Duffryn Gardens 10:15am
Mike showler 07814 006646

Saturday 12th October 2019 - Malvern Hills

6 miles, Moderate, band G
Starting from the town through parks up around Table Hill, Worcester Beacon and return.
Coffee in Malvern town at end.
Blackvein Road 9:00am or Priory Road car park 10:15am WD14 3DR Note to alternative start point drivers....
to avoid disappointment if any last minute changes, please text to confirm coming
Clive Turner 07802 231371

Thursday 17th October 2019 - Pontymister

6 miles, Moderate
Fron Blackvein Road to Pontymister, the high road there and the low (well lower) road back
Blackvein Road 9:30am
John Venn 01495 271953

Saturday 19th October 2019 - Woolley Langridge & The Monument

8.5 Miles, band E
Iron Age hill fort with Cotswold way view point. Attractive villages and Historic Civil War monument with wide views.
Returning to the Car Park of a classic countryside free house.
Blackvein Road 9:00am or The Blathwayt Arms carpark, Lansdown at 10:30am
Clive Elliot 07807 606063

Thursday 24th October 2019 - Upper Dare Valley

6 Miles, Moderate, band C
A climb onto the hill above the Dare Valley country Park for some splendid views and
a walk across open Moorland to the Lluest-Wen Reservoir
Blackvein Road 9:30am or Dare Valley Country Park Car Park Glamorgan Street Aberdare CF44 7RG 10:30am
Linda Simmonds 07807 797799

Saturday 26th October 2019 - The Forest of Dean

10 miles, Moderate Terrain at an energetic pace, band D
An energetic romp around the forest, taking in part of the Sculpture trail.
Lovely Café at the Beechenhurst visior centre at the end of the walk.
Please note, this walk can be muddy in places, so is weather dependant.
Please check with the walk leaders on the day if going to the start point.
Blackvein Road 9:00am or Beechenhurst visitor centre car park GL16 7EJ 10:00am (Parking fee applies)
Anne & Rich Beaugie 07905 062329

Thursday 31st October 2019 - Details to Follow




Clive Elliot 07807 606063