Monmouthshire

Cambrian Way: Day 7 – Forest Coalpit to Lord Hereford’s Knob (or Twmpa for the more delicate reader)

May 15, 2016
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  Date walked: 12th April 2016 Distance: nearly 12 miles Map used: OS Explorer OL 13 Brecon Beacons National Park (Eastern Area) Guide: Cambrian Way by A.J.Drake (7th edition) and website  *************** Let me say from the outset that I intend to keep any knob references to the absolute minimum.  I apologise for the amount […]

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Climbing Sugar Loaf, near Abergavenny

January 25, 2015
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An easy 6 mile walk to the summit of this most distinctive of  Welsh hills. Date walked: 13th December 2104 Distance: 6 miles Map used: OS Explorer OL 13 Brecon Beacons National Park This walk was taken from “Circular walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park” by Tom Hutton ************* This is the nearest walk […]

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Climbing The Skirrid: the start of the Beacons Way

January 11, 2015
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A short walk over The Skirrid in Monmouthshire, with a steep ascent and descent, giving very satisfying views (on a good day) from the summit of  1,594 feet. Date walked: 3rd December 2014 Distance: about 3 miles, quite steep in parts Map: OS Explorer OL 13 – Brecon Beacons National Park ****************** Derek The Weather had […]

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A circular walk around Fedw Wood, Devauden, Monmouthshire (The Anne Wareham/Melvyn Bragg “In our Time” Walk)

December 24, 2012
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Date Walked 16th December 2012 Approximate distance: 2 miles Terrain. Flat wide paths with gently slopes. One very short section by the road Starting point: Entrance to Fedw Wood, near Devauden, between Devauden and St Arvans This is a walk that Anne has started doing on her own in the winter for want of exercise.  […]

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Copyright Charles Hawes (2012)