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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Llandybie and Carmel National Nature Reserve

12th September 2020

Leader: Mike and Joanna Craddock




Mike and Joanna Craddock led us on a memorable walk into the nature reserve, stopping for lunch above the quarry.  We had panoramic views from our high viewpoint which included Carreg Cennen Castle.

Swansea Ramblers offer a range of walks for most abilities from the long strenuous mountain walks for the experienced walker to the short, easy lowland walks where maybe you'd like to explore walking for the first time with a friendly group of people.

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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Leaders: Mike and Joanna Craddock


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Gathering at the meeting point


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Starting to climb out of Llandybie


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Into the countryside


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Out of the fields and into the lane


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Then into Carmel National Nature Reserve


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The disused limestone quarry and our lunch stop at the top


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Lovely panorama from the quarry edge


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And the views continued to the castle


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Carreg Cennen was hard to see today


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But there it was!


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Off we go on the return journey


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But still on high ground with the castle in the distance


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Easier to see now


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Looking very impressive on its craggy mount


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Started the descent on a new flight of stairs


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Went past a rushing brook


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Then ascended again and spotted another quarry


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Then having climbed, we descended again!


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Now on the road, we are on the final half mile back


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Back into Llandybie


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And back into the centre of Llandybie




All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2020
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