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.

Garn Lakes 6 September coity site  6 September

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Land of my Fathers Stroll (Walk 11)

Easy

Date: Saturday 10th September, 2016

Start Time: 10.30am

Start Point: Front of Lido Ponty, Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Bridge Street, Pontypridd, CF37 4PE

Grid Ref: ST 073 900

Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours

Distance: 1.5 mile /3km

Description: A leisurely walk around the centre of Pontypridd and Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, learning about Evan James and James James who composed and wrote the Welsh national anthem ‘Hen Wlad fy Nhadau’, Brunel Viaduct and William Edwards Bridge and many more gems.

Lido View - Ynysangharad Park - Terraced Housing -20

Ponty Bridge

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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.

Taf Bargoed Lake merthyr

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