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Penclawdd Circular Walk

13th August 2011

Leader: Peter Jones





Photographs of the Walk



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Leader: Peter Jones


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Starting off from the Penclawdd Foreshore Car Park


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Some marsh horses at play


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Crossing the stream


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Onto the cycle path


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Millennium Bridge at Bynea and a commuter train


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Path goes through the garden centre


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Walking up Cefn Stylle Road to the Rhean Fawr Right of Way (Footpath LH70)


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The wooden stile from the road is in front of the ancient stone stile
indicating many years of use



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Good views on this path that connects with the path at the next farm house


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Views of Cwm Ivy and the Loughor Estuary can be seen from here


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The Rhean Fawr path goes through a couple of fields


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The next farm marks where we leave the Rhean Fawr Right of way and join another path


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Looking back towards Cefn Stylle Road


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Can see St Gwynour's Church from the Rhean Fawr path


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Across the Loughor estuary we could see Burry Port and the new housing estate at Machynys


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Here you could see Cwm Ivy, St Gwynour's, Penclawdd, Machynys, Burry Port, Pembrey etc



A scrollable view over Penclawdd and the Loughor Estuary




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Climbing out of the valley


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Not too much of a climb


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Coats on ... it's started to rain


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Pity this diverted path hadn't been strimmed ... anyone got a machete?


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On Mynydd Bach y Cocs


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Showers every now and then


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But nobody minded ... They were being taken places they'd never seen before!


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Still fairly dry underfoot despite the last few days' rain


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Walking the paths on Mynydd Bach y Cocs Access Land


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Peter leads the way over the stile


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Descending to Cerrig Man


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The beautiful Morlais Valley


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Reached the bottom ... now it's back uphill again to St Gwynour's


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Path enters the churchyard of St Gwynour's


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Not far to go now


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Going through a hay meadow


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There were 33 of us out today


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Lovely to see wildflowers in the meadow


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Back into Penclawdd





Ordnance Survey map of the route walked
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Green Swansea Ramblers logo markers where present can be clicked to provide more information






Ordnance Survey map of the area
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(Can be reset to original dimensions by refreshing the page)






All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2011
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