Ramblers Cymru Logo Image of Countryside
Swansea Ramblers Logo
at the heart of walking


 

Swansea Ramblers Walk


Lakes, Ridges And Circles

Llyn y Fan Fach
Llyn y Fan Fawr
Fan Brycheiniog
and a couple of stone circles

18th April 2010

Leader: Mark Wolle




If you'd like to try a walk then do come along and find out what all this Swansea Walking in the great outdoors is all about.  It won't cost you anything to come along and see if walking is for you.  If you get the bug and want to walk or stroll regularly then you can also become a member.  Just ask us about the walks we do when you join us for a Swansea Walk.





Photographs of the Walk



Photograph of Walking Route - Image 1
Leader Mark Wolle hosts a Gower Society walk


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 2
Heading for Maen Mawr stone circle with Fan Hir in distance


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 3
Mark tells us about Maen Mawr stone circle


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 4
Climbing alongside Nant y Llyn towards Fan Brycheiniog


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 5
Following stream


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 6
Tea stop by one of the waterfalls


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 7
Fan Brycheiniog getting closer


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 8
Still some climbing to do


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 9
Long steady climb up


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 10
What will we see when we get over the ridge?


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 11
Llyn y Fan Fawr is what we can see!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 12
Now we have to climb the Devil's Staircase to get to the top of Fan Brycheiniog


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 13
Almost up!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 14
High above Llyn y Fan Fawr


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 15
At Top of staircase but still a steady ascent ahead!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 16
At the stone shelter, now to the cairn in the distance


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 17
There are the Carmarthen Fans in the distance


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 18
Do we have to go up there!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 19
Oh well here we go! - and there's Fan Brycheiniog behind us


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 20
Walter can't resist a spot of cairn building!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 21
Llyn y Fan Fach now - plus Fan Hir and Fan Brycheiniog


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 22
Very good visibility today!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 23
Beginning the descent into the valley


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 24
Less windy down here


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 25
Warmer too


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 26
Nearly down to the fish ponds


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 27
Fish are jumping out of the water


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 28
Reached the bottom of valley so it's back up again!!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 29
Fan Brycheiniog and the road we walked down


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 30
Heading for Waun Llwyd


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 31
Looking back towards Pant Tyle Gwyn


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 32
Steep climb up before lunch


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 33
Stop to get our breath back!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 34
Ground has levelled out


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 35
Waun Llwyd Stone Circle


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 36
Lunch !!! - with Fan Brycheiniog behind us


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 37
Climbing steadily towards Fan Brycheiniog


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 38
A few Red Kites flew around


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 39
Nearly at the base of the mountain - what will we see?


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 40
Ah! - Llyn y Fan Fawr again!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 41
Stop to admire the view


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 42
Downhill at last!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 43
Ah! A bit more up!


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 44
Is this the stream that is the source of the Tawe?


Photograph of Walking Route - Image 45
Back to the cars - Anyone for the pub?




All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2010
All rights reserved



Our use of Cookies    Back to top    Our Privacy Policy


Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional