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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Rhos, Cilybebyll & Alltwen
Festival of Winter Walks

27th December 2014

Leader: Helen Gough




Helen took us for a post-Christmas Day walk in the Swansea Valley above Pontardawe.  Cold and wintry, we also had some rain but it was good to get out and enjoy the countryside instead of being stuck in front of the Christmas TV repeats!  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 and social events we do when you join us for a Swansea Walk.





Photographs of the Walk



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Leader Helen Gough


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Setting off through Rhos


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Into countryside


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It wasn't expecting us!


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Cold today and overcast


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The historic Cilybebyll Church


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A Red Kite flew overhead


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Lovely network of paths in the area


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Definitely cold!


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And Wet!!


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Quite wet


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OK! Very Wet!


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Yes it's raining!


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It won't last long though!


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Can it!


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Rain has stopped.
Now? Which Way?



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The only way is down!
(then back up the other side!)



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And up the hillside


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For views from the top


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And sunshine in the distance


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That view over Pontardawe


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And down the Swansea Valley


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Dscend to Alltwen


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Where we found a pig sheltering from the rain


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More sensible than us!


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But the rain stopped


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And we made our way back to Rhos





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



All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2014
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