August

 

 

 

Saturday

13th August

Coach Trip:

Stackpole and Bosherston

 

N.B. Please book by 31st July to reserve your place on the coach

 

Leader: Andrew Morgan

6-7 miles

Tel: 07719-409504

Moderate

 

 

Description: A linear walk in Pembrokeshire following part of the Wales Coast Path (now celebrating its 10th anniversary) then heading inland to explore the estate. We’ll see Lily ponds then finish in the village of Bosherston.

 

Starting in Stackpole Quay, we’ll make our way to Barafundle Bay, often voted the best beach in Britain (the judges obviously don’t know Gower!).

 

On the cliffs of Stackpole Head, we may find the seabirds that have been nesting all summer.  On the land behind, we may be lucky to come across rare Choughs.

 

We’ll head inland to explore Stackpole Estate and see the man-made Bosherston Lakes.  We’ll discover what remains of the magnificent mansion that Lord Nelson visited just before Trafalgar.

 

Our lunch stop will be in Stackpole Walled Garden where there is a café and shop selling local produce.

 

After lunch, we’ll head south, following the lake until we reach the main ‘Lily Pond’ section of the lakes.  We then make our way to Bosherston Village where the coach will meet us.

 

Toilets

Stackpole Quay, Walled Garden and Bosherston

 

Social after walk

Afterwards, we’ll go for refreshments to The St. Govan’s Inn.

 

Coach Details:

 

The subsidised cost will be £15.00 and will be non-refundable.

 

We will pick up the coach at the Guildhall at 9.15 a.m.  The journey will take approx.1 hr. 30 mins. 

We will leave Bosherston Village at 5.00 p.m.

 

Booking will close on 31st July.

 

Contact Lynne Esson 01792-845845 / 07754-435221 / lynne.esson@btinternet.com to secure your seat on the coach.

 

Cheques payable to: Swansea Ramblers Social Fund and sent to Lynne Esson, 24 Lucas Road, Glais, Swansea SA7 9EU

Direct Transfer – Please contact Lynne for bank details

 

 

Meet:

Meeting Place:

Registered Assistance Dogs Only

9.00 a.m.

Between Guildhall and Victoria Park

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GPS: 264291, 192331

Post Code: SA1 4PN

GR:

SS

642 923

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday

14th August

Cefn Cribwr

 

Coordinator: Rob Johnston

 

Tel: 07776-080834

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

 

Monday

15th August

No walk offered for this date

 

Coordinator: Richard Beale

 

Tel: 07505-974986

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

Midweek

16th – 19th August

No walk offered for this date

 

Coordinator: Clive Scott

 

Tel: 07369-299198

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

Tuesday

16th August

A Summer Evening Walk:

No walk offered for this date

Coordinator: Andrew Morgan

Sunset approx. 8.30 p.m.

Tel: 07719-409504

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead an evening walk this Tuesday or on an evening of your choice

 

 

 

Thursday

18th August

A Summer Evening Walk:

Crynant Forest

Please note earlier start time

Leader: Clive Rees

5 miles

Tel: 07969-378750

Moderate

 

 

Description: Enjoy a walk through Crynant Forest. 

 

There will be a steep, rough ascent/descent at the start/finish but we’ll have great views of the Black Mountain, walking mostly on forestry tracks.

 

The walk includes a short introduction to some lovable bloodhounds!

 

Sunset is at 8.26 p.m.

 

Meet:

Meeting Place:

Dogs remain on short leads

6.00 p.m.

Crynant: Ty Cornel Kennels

(You can use the Ramblers App to navigate to this walk)

Directions: 

Drive through Crynant on A4109 and take the road marked Ystradgynlais.

You will reach an area of common land.

Take the SECOND left turn (which is unmarked), along a rough track.

On the left (opposite is the rifle range) is a set of double gates leading into the Banwen Miners’ Bloodhounds Kennels. Park there.

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GPS: 51.7514, -3.7597

Post Code: SA10 8PR

GR:

SN

786 073

 

 

Saturday

20th August

Part of Mumbles Way

 

Leader: Christine Rees

6 miles

Tel: 01792-403547 or 07967-716568

Easy/Moderate

 

Description: Walk part of the Mumbles Way without its head and tail!

 

A circular walk through the hinterland of Swansea Bay from Blackpill to Mumbles, connecting green spaces and encountering places of historical interest.

 

Meet:

Meeting Place:

Dogs remain on short leads

11.00 a.m.

Blackpill: Clyne Gardens: Lower entrance gates, (just up from Woodman)

 

Parking: Blackpill Pay and Display car park (Very limited parking now at Woodman.  The pub pay & display has now been replaced by a licence plate registration system for customers only).

 

Public Transport: Buses 2/2a/2b/2c/3/3a stop at Blackpill Lido, (travelling from the Quadrant, heading to Mumbles).

 

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GPS: 51.5962, -3.9976

 

GR:

SS

617 904

 

 

Sunday

21st August

No walk offered for this date

 

Coordinator: Rob Johnston

 

Tel: 07776-080834

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

Monday

22nd August

No walk offered for this date

 

Coordinator: Richard Beale

 

Tel: 07505-974986

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

Midweek

23rd – 26th August

No walk offered for this date

 

Coordinator: Clive Scott

 

Tel: 07369-299198

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

Tuesday

23rd August

A Summer Evening Walk:

No walk offered for this date

Coordinator: Andrew Morgan

Sunset approx. 8.10 p.m.

Tel: 07719-409504

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead an evening walk this Tuesday or on an evening of your choice

 

 

 

Thursday

25th August

A Summer Evening Walk:

No walk offered for this date

Coordinator: Andrew Morgan

Sunset approx. 8.10 p.m.

Tel: 07719-409504

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead an evening walk this Thursday or on an evening of your choice

 

 

 

Saturday

27th August

Walk offered

Coordinator: Lynne Esson

 

Tel: 01792-845845

 

 

Details to follow

 

 

 

Sunday

28th August

No walk offered for this date

 

Coordinator: Rob Johnston

 

Tel: 07776-080834

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

Monday

29th August

No walk offered for this date

Bank Holiday

Coordinator: Richard Beale

 

Tel: 07505-974986

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day

 

 

 

Tuesday

30th August

A Summer Evening Walk:

RSPB Clydach

Leader: Mike Clarke

4 miles

Tel: 07837-411220

Easy/Moderate

 

 

Description: A fascinating walk along the Lower Clydach River and through the woodlands of the RSPB Reserve.

Sunset is at 8.06 p.m.

Social after walk

Afterwards we will go for refreshments to The New Inn.

 

Meet:

Meeting Place:

Dogs remain on short leads

6.30 p.m.

Craig-cefn-parc: RSPB Reserve Car Park

 

Directions:  Head north on A4067 to Clydach then take the road to Craig-cefn-parc.

 

After passing the New Inn (on the right), bear left to cross the bridge and immediately turn right into the long narrow parking area.

 

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GPS: 51.7066, -3.9070

Post Code: SA6 5TA

GR:

SN

683 026

 

 

Midweek

30th August – 2nd September

No walk offered for this date

 

Coordinator: Clive Scott

 

Tel: 07369-299198

 

 

Please contact the coordinator if you could lead a walk on this day