Wales

A circular walk in the foothills of The Berwyn Range

June 25, 2017
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A 7 mile walk  circular walk  from Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog in North Wales, following a small section of the Upper Ceiriog Way . Date walked: 9th May 2017 Distance: around 7 miles Map used: OS Explorer 255 Llangollen and Berwyn Guide to walks: Walks around the Berwyn Mountains and the Ceiriog valley by David Berry […]

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Cambrian Way day 17: Pontrhydfendigaid to Cwmystwyth

May 21, 2017
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A gentle walk by the remains of the Cistercian monastery at Strata Florida followed by crossing some wild moorland at the edge of the Elan Valley. Date walked: March 27th  2017 Distance: around 11 miles Map used: OS Explorer 187 – Llandovery and OS Explorer 213- Aberystwyth and Cwm Rheidol Guide book: The Cambrian Way (7th […]

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Cambrian Way day 15: Near Rhandirmwyn to the Ty’n Cornel hostel

April 2, 2017
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  A wonderful walk on The Cambrian Way in Wales through the beautiful  Doethie valley in Ceredigion, finishing at the most isolated hostel in Wales. Date walked: 24th January 2017 Distance: about 9 miles Map used: OS Explorer  187- Llandovery Guide book: Cambrian Way by AJ Drake (7th edition) ********* Our destination today was a […]

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Cambrian Way day 14: Llandovery to near Rhandirmwyn

February 19, 2017
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A delightful autumnal walk following the Cambrian Way in Carmarthenshire from Llandovery to Rhandirmwyn Date walked: 2nd November 2016 Distance: about 9 miles Map used: OS Explorer  187- Llandovery Guide book: Cambrian Way by AJ Drake (7th edition) ************* I joined  Neil and Paul around 9.15 as they were finishing their Full English (no nod […]

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Cambrian Way day 13: Llanddeusant to Llandovery

February 5, 2017
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A gentle hike through the Carmarthenshire countryside, following the Cambrian Way from Llanddeusant to Llandovery, and encountering some beautiful wild horses Date walked: 1st November 2016 Distance: about 11 miles Map used: OPS Explorer OL 12 – Brecon Beacons National Park (Western Area) Guide book: Cambrian Way by AJ Drake (7th edition) ************** It had […]

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Cambrian Way day 12: Bwlch Bryn-rhudd to near Llanddeusant

November 13, 2016
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Date walked: 9th September 2016 Distance: around 12 miles Map used: OS Explorer OL 1 2- Brecon Beacons National Park (Western area) Guide followed: Cambrian Way  by A.J. Drake – 7th edition ************** Today Paul, Neil and I  were joined by a good friend of Neil’s called Malvern (no, I never did ask where he got […]

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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 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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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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