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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Rhossili Roundabout

3rd July 2010

Leader: John Ashley




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



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Leader: John Ashley


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John welcomes everyone at the start of the walk


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Starting the climb up Rhossili Down


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Still some way to go to the top!


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At least the views make the effort worth it


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Well ... The paraglider could have given us a lift up!


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Great views of Worm's Head as we head for the top


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Almost at the top - There's the trig point!!


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Heading off for the WWII radar station for a welcome coffee stop


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Not far now to the coffee stop


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Great views of the Worm from the old radar station


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Start the descent to Hillend with views of Burry Holms


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Views over the Loughor Estuary to Carmarthenshire


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Nearly at the end of the descent at Hillend


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About the join the crowds on the beach at Hillend


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Turn right and the lunch stop near Burry Holms is straight ahead


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Almost at Burry Holms


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Nearly there!


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Worms Head continues to dominate the views from the beach


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Lunch opposite Burry Holms


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Climbing up from the beach to walk round to Broughton


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Peter leading a group round to Broughton


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John tells us about points of interest


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Approaching Broughton


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The bracken needs some clearing here!


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Queuing to cross the stile near Broughton Caravan Park


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Returning to Hillend through the dune system


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The dune system is an interesting area many visitors never see!


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The beach is very busy as we head back for Rhossili


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The backmarkers making sure nobody gets lost!


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Paragliders (top left) enjoying the steady breeze as we approach Rhossili


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Paragliding above Rhossili


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The pilot appears to have taken his bed flying!


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Arriving at the wreck of the Helvetia


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John telling us about the Helvetia and the "Dollar ship" wrecked on the beach


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Everyone listens intently to stories of gold washed up on the beach!


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Starting the climb back to the car park


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Still some way to go!


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The path was busy with other people using the beach


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A final view of Rhossili Bay




All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2010
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