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2023


February


Thursday 2nd - Caerphilly & Rudry Commons

7-8 Miles, Moderate
Starting from Coed Parc-y Van Car Park, Van Road, Caerphilly walking up through the Warren
and up on to Caerphilly Common where we will have a coffee break.
We then walk back down through the Warren into Caerphilly Woodland and through to Wern Ddu
and onto Rudry Common for lunch.
We then walk back through Wern Duu and cross into Coed Parc-yVan to the Car Park.
Muddy area on track leading up through the Warren and near the Snack Bar.
Meet at Coed Parc-y Van Car Park, Van Road, Caerphilly at 10.00am.
Car Park Postcode: CF83 3EA W3W: ///holly.solid.rally
Contact: June Piper 07508 728451
or email: junewelshdobie@gmail.com

Weekend 4th/5th

VACANT

Thursday 9th - Pontypool Park & Canal

6 Miles Moderate/Easy
Starting from Pontypool Leisure Centre we Climb up behind the Dry Ski Slope
On reaching the Shell Grotto we then follow a track until we reach a lane
We follow this lane down towards the canal where we stop for lunch at a bridge
From here we walk along the canal back to Pontypool.
Meet at Pontypool Leisure Centre (at the front of the centre) at 10:00am
Carpark Postcode: NP4 8AT, W3W: ///burn.crush.visit
Contact: Karen Ford 07557 780784

Weekend 11th/12th

VACANT

Thursday 16th - Goytre Pentire hill

6.5 Miles, Easy/Moderate
From the start point we cross fields to the wharf woodland before reaching the lower slopes of Pentire.
Then we have 2 short climbs where there are great views over the Monmouthshire countryside.
We continue along the Pentire hillside for a while before returning through woodland, lakes and fields
back to the canal before a short walk across fields back to the start point. Meet at large lay-by 200 mtrs past Goytre hall on main Pontypool Abergavenny road on left.
at 10:00am 1.2 miles on from Goytre village, nearest post code: NP7 9DL, W3W: ///gala.handy.disbelief
“if you wish to car share contact the walk leader who may be able to help”
Contact: Clive Turner 07720 404825

Weekend 18th/19th

VACANT

Thursday 23rd - Little Mill & Glascoed

6.5 Miles, Moderate
A pleasant walk passing through open countryside and woodland to the village of Little Mill
and then on to Glascoed for lunch. Return is through Little Mill on a figure of eight.
The walk has a few short ups and downs.
Meet at free Public Car Park next to Goytre Arms Penperlleni at 10:00am
Post Code: NP4 0BL, W3W: ///drip.since.backfired
Contact: Phil Purnell 07729 221799

Weekend 25th/26th

VACANT

March


Thursday 2nd - Rhondda Heritage park & “Black Gold Experience"

5 Miles, Moderate
The walk starts at the Rhondda heritage centre and does an elevated figure of 8
around both valley sides with extensive views from both.
It then crosses the river for an elevated woodland walk before returning to the centre.
2 moderate climbs. There are no stiles on this walk
After the walk there is an optional “Black Gold Experience “ (approx 90 min)
whereby we will be taken on an informative tour of the mine by an ex miner
followed by a Virtual tram ride at a big screen.
We have provisionally reserved 25 tickets at a discounted price of £7 each.
Can you let Clive know by txt ASAP if you would like to come on this walk and mine experience
There is a cafe at the Centre and dogs are allowed just outside the cafe doors
where there are table and chairs and recreated miner’s life and shops etc but still within the enclosed centre
Meet at Rhondda heritage centre CF37 2NP at 9.45am
if you wish to car share contact the walk leader who may be able to help
Contact: Clive Turner 07720 404825

Weekend 4th/5th

VACANT

Thursday 9th

VACANT

Weekend 11th/12th

VACANT

Thursday 16th

VACANT

Sunday 19th - Ysgyryd Fawr and Llanvihangel Crucorney

Details to Follow

Thursday 23rd

VACANT

Saturday 25th - Caerphilly Challenge Route

Details to follow

Thursday 30th

VACANT