Dylife

Cambrian Way day 19: Dyffryn Castell to Dylife

December 10, 2017
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A very taxing 12 mile walk in the rain on boggy ground, following the Cambrian Way  in Powys from Dyffryn Castell to Dylife via Plynlimon. Not a lot of fun. Date walked: 23rd October 2017 Distance: 12.6 miles according to the guide book Maps used: OS Explorer 213: Aberystwyth&Cwm Rheidol OS Explorer 214: Llanidloes &Newtown […]

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Boots – again

October 22, 2017
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  My last post about boots was nearly two years ago. I know what you are asking – why has he taken so long to update us on this very vital piece of kit? The answer is quite simple. I have been very happy with what I have had.  But then I got offered a […]

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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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A Legacy of Lead: getting lost with Kevin Walker in mid Wales

April 26, 2015
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A fabulous 12-mile hike around the disused lead mines near Dylife in Powys, Wales. Date walked: 26th February 2015 Distance: around 12 miles Map used: OS Explorer 215: Newtown & Machynlleth ********* The mountain road between Llanidloes and Machynlleth must be one of the finest drives in Wales, passing by the Llyn Clywedog Reservoir, the extraordinary Twymyn gorge and […]

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