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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Clyne Gardens
Walk4Life
(Short walks for those of us wanting to get back into walking)

19th April 2011

Leader: Viv Davies





Photographs of the Walk



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Leader: Viv Davies


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Visiting Clyne Chapel


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Swansea Vale Centre asked us to lead a walk for the visually Impaired


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Clyne Gardens is in bloom


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Lovely display of Rhododendrons and Azaleas


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Water feature in the Gardens


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Sue has recently had a new guide dog called Walker


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The Rhododendron used to be below the tower but now they dwarf it


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Who's coming up next?


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Lots to experience in Clyne gardens


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A few of us went up


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Still warm and sunny


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Judith from the Swansea Vale Centre was keen for us to help out with a walk


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We were lucky with the weather


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Plenty of flowers to see


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Walking by the stream


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A few bridges to cross


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The Gunnera is growing in the boggy area


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Very sharp thorns


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The leaves make a good parasol !


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Everyone is enjoying the walk


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Some of the flowers are out early


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Gentle uphill path


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Sue and her mother


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Spring is the best time to see Clyne Gardens


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Plenty of colourful flowers


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Following the stream towards the pond


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Lots of varieties of Rhododendron


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Chris and his guide dog Gail


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Carefully climbing the Japanese steps to the summer house


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Quite a steep climb


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Sue arrives at the summer house


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A mallard on the pond is unconcerned at our arrival


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Viv leads the way to the Bluebells


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Still very sunny


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Lots of Bluebells


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Alex from Swansea Ramblers came along to help


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Lots more Bluebells


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... and albino Bluebells


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More variety of colours earlier in the season


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Enjoy them while you can because they don't last long


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No more climbing. Downhill all the way


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Another summer house


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Downhill now


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... but still plenty of colour


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A bit early yet for some of the flowers


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... but not for these !


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Clyne Castle is now private flats


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Gail met a Golden Doodle on the way


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Some people never grow up !


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A carved face in the trunk of a dead tree


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Chris wanted to touch the carving


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She was so intent on feeding in the tree that she wasn't frightened of us





VIDEO: Viv leads the walk in Clyne Gardens
Duration: 01m15s





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