Machynlleth

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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The Wales Coast Path: A Practical Guide for Walkers

June 22, 2014
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 Authors: Christopher Goddard and Katherine Evans Published by St David’s Press in  March 2014 ISBN 978-1902719-344 Paperback:208 pages Size: 130mm x 228mm Weight: 400 grammes (about 1 lb) Price:  £14.99 ………………… The Wales Coast Path was officially opened in May 2012. Most of the path follows established rights of way and much of it is […]

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Wales Coast Path: Machynlleth to Aberdovey

January 19, 2014
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Date walked: 27th November 2013 Distance walked: about 12 miles Cumulative total of miles walked along The Wales Coast Path: 500 The official website of the Wales Coast path is http://www.walescoastpath.gov.uk/default.aspx OS map required:  OL23 – Cadair Idris and Lyn Tegid.  I get all my maps from Dash4it. They are well discounted, and delivery is free and fast. Once […]

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