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Swansea Ramblers Walk


North Gower Circular

19th February 2014

Leader: Steve & Julia Robson




Steve and Julia led another of their enjoyable midweek walks in the North Gower area.  Starting from Cwm Ivy, the group made their way over the side of Llanmadoc Down, through Cheriton, over to Stembridge and onto Weobley Castle for a lunch stop.  Returning via Llanmorlais, the weather remained dry but was quite misty.  Steve and Julia hopr to arrange more midweek walks over the summer so why not come along during the week and try one of the Swansea Ramblers walks?  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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Leaders: Steve & Julia Robson


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Passing through Llanmadoc


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Views of Cheriton Pill, Whiteford Point
and Loughor Estuary from above Llanmadoc



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Visiting the ruins of the old Llanmadoc School


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Descending Llanmadoc Down


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Walked along a hidden, mystical green lane


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Don't think that tree is wide enough to hide behind!


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Walking towards Cheriton Church


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Plenty of water in the river


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Merfyn leads the way from the pottery


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The ancient pack horse bridge suffered in the recent floods


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Will need repairs on this listed monument


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Snowdrops herald the coming of Spring


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and Spring will be most welcome
- after all these storms!



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Heading for Stembridge


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Coming up to the main road


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Then thankfully off the road through the farm


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and down to Weobley Castle


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Lunch below the castle


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with good views over the estuary


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Whiteford Point in the distance




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