A Turbulent Time

STEPPING BACK TO A TURBULENT TIME   North-west of Tredegar, on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, our local walking group came across the famous Chartist Cave. In the autumn of 1839 this remote cave was reputedly used by Chartist rebels to plan, make and stockpile weapons in advance of their famous protest march on Newport in November […]

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November Walk Programme

  Sat. 4th Nov:- Llangybi. 7½ miles. Ian. (152)  Thurs 9th Nov:- Wenvoe. . Approx. 5 miles. Bert Christmas walk and lunch Thurs 7th Dec.  Sat. 11th Nov:- Sarn Helen Road. A 7½ mile walk V’Iain. (OL12)  Sat. 18th Nov:- Goytre, Port Talbot. A forest walk of 7½ miles. Ian . (165 & 166)  Sat. 25th […]

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October Walks Programme

  Saturday 7th October Goytre Warf and the Holy Well. A 7 mile walk. V’Iain (152 & OL13))  Saturday 12th October Barry – a circular walk based around Barry. Approx. 5 miles. Bert.  Saturday 14th October Cwm Clydach and Swansea Canal. A fairly level 8 mile walk. Ian (165)  Saturday 21st October Pantygasser, Nr Pontypool. 7.5 miles. […]

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September Walks Programme

  Saturday 2nd September Penperlleni, Goytre. A 7.5 mile walk. Mike (OL13)  Saturday 9th September Walk to be advised V’Iain  Saturday 16th September Black Mountains. A 8½ mile walk Ian (OL13)  Saturday 23rd September Alvington, nr Lydney. 7¼ mile walk. Mike (OL14)  Thursday 28th September Cardiff Bay A circular walk around Cardiff Bay, 6 miles of […]

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August Walks Programme

    Thurs 3rd Aug:- Vale. Circular walk based around Porthkerry, approx. 5 miles. Bert  Sat 5th Aug:- To be advised. V’Iain  Sat 12th Aug:- Talgarth and the Witches Pool. 8 miles. Ian (OL12)  Sat 19th Aug:- A walk near Dinglestow. 7.5 miles Mike (OL14)  Sat 26th Aug:- North of Ystradfellte. Fan nedd and Ffan Llia. […]

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July Walks Programme

    JULY WALKS Saturday 1st July:- Circumnavigation of Partishow Hill, 7½ mile walk. Ian (OL13)  Thursday 6th July:- Circular walk based around Castell Coch, approx. 5 miles. Bert (151)  Saturday 8th July:- Afan Argoed A 7½ mile walk. V’Iain (166)  Saturday 15th July:- Goodrich. 8 miles. Ian. (OL14)  Saturday 22nd July:- The Skirrid and eastward. […]

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June Walks Programme

Thursday 1st June Coastal walk from Ogmore approx. 5 miles. Bert  Saturday 3rd June Hendryd Falls & Dyffryn Cellwen. A 7½ mile walk Ian (OL12)  Saturday 10th June Garway Hill. An 8 mile walk following the Herefordshire Trail for the majority of the walk. Ian (189)  Saturday 17th June Pen-y-fan Pond and a section of Sirhowy Valley […]

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May Walk Programme

  Thurs 4th May:- A circular bluebell walk from Twyn-yr-Odyn with some stiles approx. 5 miles. Bert.  Sat 6th May:- Parc Seymour, Wentwood Forest. A 7¼ mile walk. Mike (152/OL14).  Sat 13th May:- To be advised. V’Iain  Sat 20th May:- Tretower. A 7¾ mile walk. Ian (OL13)  Sat 27th May:- Llanbracach and Ystrad Mynach. 8 miles. […]

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