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Merthyr Ramblers Social Evening

Join us every first Monday of each month at 6pm in Merthyr Wetherspoons (Y Dic Penderyn) for our monthly social evening. Everyone welcome - come and meet the Merthyr Valley Ramblers. Good company and a quiz to boot. Downstairs in the old library.

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Rhossili Bay - Views and a shipwreck

Date: Saturday, 20 July 2024

Walk type: Circular

Start time: 10:00 am

Estimated finish time: 3:30 pm

Distance: 8 miles / 12.9 km

Ascent: 1100 ft / 335.3 m

Walk difficulty: Moderate

Booking is essential

Walk description: Starting from the National Trust car park £8 all day (free to National Trust members) we take the Gower Way to the coastguard station then taking the Wales coast path we walk on the cliff above Falls Bay and Mewslade Bay then we head inland and take an easy route to ascend Rhossili Down. We then walk along to ridge until we descend to the aptly named hamlet of Hillend. Its then onto the firm sand of Rhossili Bay and across to see what remains of the cargo ship Helvitia, stranded here 120 years ago. A short section on the beach takes us to the path back to the car park We will have a coffee stop around 1100am and a lunch stop around 1pm both will have superb views to enjoy.

Start Place:  Rhossili National Trust car park.

Grid Ref:  SS 41400 88000

GPS:  51.568505 , -4.2897809

What3Words:  Lifelong.butternut.singing

Walk Leader: John Holloway

 07933 795602

 Walk leader

Walk classification:

Suitability: Dog friendly.

Surroundings: Coast, Village, Moor, Farmland.

Facilities: Parking, Toilets.

View walk on Ramblers National Web Site

Last update: Sun, 07 July 2024

Mynydd Llangorse Circular

Date: Saturday, 27 July 2024

Walk type: Circular

Start time: 10:00 am

Estimated finish time: 4:00 pm

Distance: 9 miles / 14.5 km

Walk difficulty: Moderate

Booking is essential

From the lake we walk through the village to the farmlands. We then climb to the top of Mynydd Llangors where we will have lunch and enjoy the beautiful scenery. We will come down the opposite side of the mountain back to the village. Dogs will be on leads for a large part of the walk. Be prepared there are a lot of stiles

Start Place: Llangorse lake Car Park.

Grid Ref:  SO 12859 27251

GPS:  51.936921, -3.268953

What3Words:  behave.blending.pranced

Walk Leader: Lynne Green

 07813 706231

 Walk leader

Walk classification:

Suitability: Dog friendly,

Surroundings: Farmland, Mountain, Village, Lake.

Facilities: Parking, Toilets.

View walk on Ramblers National Web Site

Last update: Sun, 14 July 2024

 To be announced …

Date: Saturday, 03 Aug 2024

Walk leader: Geoff Evans


Date: Saturday, 10 Aug 2024

Walk leader: Morfydd Jenkins


Date: Saturday, 17 Aug 2024

Walk leader: Peter Cawley


Date: Saturday, 24 Aug 2024

Walk leader: Paddy Kelly


Date: Saturday, 31 Aug 2024

Walk leader:  John Holloway


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Last updated: 14/07/2024