Follow the red paths (Walk 3)

Some Extertion

Date: Saturday 3rd September, 2016

Start Time: 10.30am

Start Point: Cyfarthfa Castle car park (top), Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 8RE

Grid Ref: SO 041 073

Duration: 2.5 hours

Distance: 3 miles / 5km

Description: Moderate walk around the stunning grounds of Cyfarthfa Park taking in the history of this once busy home of the Crawshay family. Please bring a packed lunch. Dogs on leads welcome.

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Blaenavon - Industrial Town to Nature Reserve (Walk 5)

Easy

Date: Tuesday, 6th September, 2016

Start Time: 2.00pm

Start Point: Blaenavon World Heritage Centre, NP4 9AE

Grid Ref: SO 251 088

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: 5 miles / 8km

Description: Join the Blaenavon ‘Torfaen Take A Stroll’ walk programme for a walk around the industrial landscape of Blaenavon. Walk through the former ironworks community of Forgeside, past Big Puit National Mining Museum, explore the Coity spoil tip and local nature reserve of Garn Lakes.

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Nature Walk around the Lakes (Walk 12)

Easy

Date: Sunday 11th September, 2016

Start Time: 1.00pm

Start Point: Parc Taf Bargoed, Trelewis, CF46 6AP

Grid Ref: ST 101 975

Duration: 1-3 hours

Distance: 1 mile / 0.6km

Description: Short distance nature Walk, DDA accessible around lakeside pathways.

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A Manor and More (Walk 14)

Strenuous

Date: Tuesday 13th September 2016

Start time: 2:00pm

Start point: Llancaiach Fawr Manor, Nelson, CF46 6ER.

Grid Ref: ST 113 965

Duration: 2.5 hours

Distance: 3.5 miles / 6 km

Description: A walk from one of Wales’ most haunted houses to the beautiful Parc Penallta to see ‘Sultan’ the 2nd largest earth sculpture in Europe.  This walk will be packed with wildlife information and fun facts!

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