Castle to castle (Walk 2)

Strenuous

Date: Saturday 3rd September, 2016

Start Time: 10.00am

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

Grid Ref: SO 041 073

Duration: 6 hours

Distance: 8 miles / 12.8km

Description: Follow in weatherman Derek Brockway’s footsteps and discover Masters of Iron, Medieval Marcher Lords and millstones on this 8-mile circular walk. Suitable clothing and footwear required. Please bring a packed lunch. Dogs on leads welcome – see here.

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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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Bedlinog Circular Walk (Walk 10)

Strenuous

Date: Saturday 10th September, 2016

Start Time: 10.00am

Start Point: Bedlinog Square

Grid Ref: SO 094 009

Duration:  6 hours

Distance:  8 miles / 14km

Description:  Circular walk featuring industrial remains, bronze age burial mounds and Arthurian legend. Please bring a packed lunch. Dogs on leads welcome.

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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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