Usk valley

Cambrian Way day 10: Cwar Blaen dyffryn quarry to Storey Arms

September 18, 2016
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  Date walked: July 6th 2016 Maps used:OS Explorer OL 13 (Brecon Beacons National Park Eastern Area) and OL 12 (Brecon Beacons National Park Western Area) Distance: around 10 miles (but lots of ups and downs) Guide book: Cambrian Way by A J. Drake 7th edition ************** I have quite an ambivalent relationship with camping, […]

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Cambrian Way: Day 8 – Lord Hereford’s Knob to Crickhowell

May 29, 2016
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  Date walked: 17th May 2016 Distance:  14.25 miles Map used: OS Explorer OL 13 Brecon Beacons National Park (Eastern Area) Guide: Cambrian Way by A.J.Drake (7th edition) and website  *************** Sadly, Paul couldn’t make it today so it was just Neil and I who met at Crickhowell, leaving Neil’s car there and taking mine […]

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Cambrian Way Day 4: Pontypool Park Folly to Llanfoist

April 17, 2016
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Date walked: 19th January 2016 Distance: 10 miles Map used: OS Explorer 152: Newport and Pontypool and OS Explorer OL 13 Brecon Beacons National Park When I posted this on April 17th I reported that Dave (seen with me above) had been very ill and was unlikely to be able to walk with me again. I’m very sad […]

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A circular walk on Mynydd Llangatwg, Powys

December 31, 2012
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Approximate distance: 9 miles Starting point: Lay-by on the mountain road from Llangattock Village to Blaen Onneu. SO 185169 Map required: OS Explorer OL13 Terrain: some steep sections and narrow paths close to  near vertical rock faces. Some paths are excellent, others, particularly through boggy parts are very difficult to follow. Facilities. None on the route.  Crickhowell […]

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Copyright Charles Hawes (2012)