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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Daffodils Please!
A Ramblers affiliated Gower Society Walk

12th March 2011

Leader: Ceri Loughor





Photographs of the Walk



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Leader Ceri Loughor


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Climbing the lane alongside the Fox & Hounds


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Leaving St Brides


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Gates & stiles to negotiate


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Ceri checks everyone's still here


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Beautiful countryside


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A lot of us out today


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Steep stone stiles to cross


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Ceri's spotted the Snowdrops


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Good spring show of flowers


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Nice to see winter being left behind


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Peter crosses yet another stile


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Coed y Bwl Nature Reserve


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A magnificent display of daffodils


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Ceri leads us through the reserve


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Wonderful spring walk


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Lots of daffodils to see


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We don't mind climbing to see them


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... or going back downhill afterwards


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Ancient bridge across the River Alun


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Time for a tea stop here


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Crossing the top of Old Castle Down


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Ceri points out the view before heading to Ogmore Down


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On Ogmore Down


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Lunch stop


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Peter checks we're going the right way


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Lambs at Southerndown


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Heading for Dunraven Bay


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Ceri points out Dunraven and the site of the old mansion


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People below us enjoying the beach


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Descending to Dunraven Bay


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... which means a climb back up the other side!


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... A steep climb!


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Rock formations on the Heritage Coast


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Still more up!!


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... but worth it for the view


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Wouldn't want to be a mouse below him!


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Walked through the spring garden at Trwyn y Witch


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Heritage coast looking east


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Into the garden of the vanished Dunraven Mansion and the summer house/Ice house


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Inside the ice house


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Visiting the summer house built over the ice house


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Inside the summer house


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Into the secret garden?


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There's the ice house again


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We left Dunraven on one of the many permissive paths in the Vale


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Heading away from the coast


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The gate house is where we join another permissive path


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... and head up into more farmland


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Gloucester Old spot?


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Inside the ice house


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Permissive path towards Pool Farm


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Back onto the right of way and its started to rain!


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So into Pool Farm tea rooms for delicious cakes and coffee!!





Ordnance Survey map of the route walked
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Ordnance Survey map of the area
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All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2011
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