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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Wales Air Ambulance
Charity Walk

11th May 2013

Leader: Roger Brown




Swansea Ramblers organised a charity walk from Swansea Airport to Blackhills in order to raise money for the Wales Air Ambulance.  The charity is entirely supported by donations and with no money coming from Welsh Government, it is vital to continue to raise funds to keep the service flying.  We visited the helicopter and met the pilots and medics then walked to the Gower Wildflower Cafe where we had refreshments before walking back to the airport.  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: Roger Brown


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Arriving at the Helipad


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Collecting boxes at the ready!


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One of the volunteers explains about the service


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The Australian pilot joined us for the talk


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The emergency equipment is pointed out


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Setting off on the charity walk


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Main road outside the airport


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Collecting boxes ready for the tea stop
at the Blackhills Gower Wildflower Cafe



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Walking down Blackhills Lane


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Into the cafe for coffee, cakes, local produce and to collect donations


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Soon we were off again


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Onto Hen Parc Lane


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Reached Gower Road, Upper Killay


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The pond behind Upper Killay Rugby Ground


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Hello! Has someone fallen down a hole?


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No! You have to go down onto stepping stones


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The pond in the woods


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Heading for Blackhills Lane


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Near the Blackhills Caravan site


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Onto Fairwood Common


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The airport comes back into view





Ordnance Survey map of the route walked
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(Can be reset to original dimensions by refreshing the page)
Green Swansea Ramblers logo markers where present can be clicked to provide more information



All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2013
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