May 2015

Rhymney Valley Ridgeway and North Cardiff Craigs

May 24, 2015
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  A very pleasant walk in the hills between Cardiff and Caerphilly through old Beech woods and some historic sites of industry. Date walked: 27th March 2015 Distance: around 9 miles Map used: OS Explorer 151: Cardiff & Bridgend ************ My friend Neil and I have been going for walks together since we were in our […]

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Sixty on Pen-Y-Fan

May 17, 2015
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Date walked: May 2nd 2015 Map used: None – but the route is covered by OS Explorer OL12 Distance: around 5 miles ************ I had been wondering how to celebrate my 6oth birthday for some time. Years possibly. I had no appetite for throwing a party, where I would have probably have spent most of the […]

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A walk around Cribarth, Ystradgynlais and Cefn Mawr

May 10, 2015
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A wonderful walk though rugged moorland in the western Brecon Beacons National Park, taking in Cribarth, Cefn Mawr and a World War II plane crash site Date walked: 7th April 2015 Distance: 15 miles Map used: OS Explorer OL12  Brecon Beacons National Park ************* Paul and I were due to meet at 1.30pm – late […]

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A wildnerness walk in the Cambrian Mountains

May 3, 2015
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Quite a demanding trek over quite boggy ground in the Cambrian mountains below Plynlimon Date walked: 27th February 2015 Distance: around 12 miles Maps used: OS Explorer 215 Newtown and Machynlleth and 214 ********** Bob and I had stayed the night at The Mount Inn at Llanidloes. It wasn’t an altogether agreeable experience although the public […]

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