Penpych Circular (Walk 9)

Some Extertion

Date: Thursday 8th September, 2016

Start Time: 10.00am

Start Point: Penpych Woodland Car Park, Near Blaencwm, Treherbert

Grid Ref: SS 924 992

Duration: 5 hours

Distance:  4 miles / 6km

Description: Follow in the footsteps of Derek Brockway and enjoy this spectacular walk, which include bronze age village and a majestic waterfall. Please bring a packed lunch.

Penpych Walk - Penpych Mountain view

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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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Walk up a hill, come down a mountain (Walk 13)

Some Extertion

Date: Tuesday 13th September, 2016

Start Time: 10.00am

Start Point: Taff’s Well Park, Taffs Well, CF15 7PQ

Grid Ref: ST 118 837

Duration: 4 hours

Distance: 6 miles / 9km

Description: Wonderful walk up the iconic Garth Mountain with fabulous views of Cardiff and the up the Taff Valley towards the Brecon Beacons down to Taffs Well Thermal Spring.  Sturdy walking boots are required as there are some steep extended inclines and varied terrain. Please bring a packed lunch.

Garth walk 3 Garth Walk 2 Garth walk 1

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A Splash of Water on the Rocks (Walk 16)

Strenuous

Date: Saturday 17th September, 2016

Start Time: 10.00am

Start Point: Red Lion Pub, Church Rd, Penderyn, CF44 9JR

Grid Ref: SN 945 085

Duration: 6 hours

Distance: 7 miles / 11km

Description: Walking from the quaint village of Penderyn and whisky distillery, onto Moel Penderyn, heading towards Craig y Ddinas, before a refreshing stop at Sgwd yr Eira.  The walk takes in old farmstead which were seen on Secret Britain.  Sturdy walking boots are required as there are some steep inclines and terrain. Please bring a packed lunch.

Limited parking at the Red Lion, please car share or use alternative parking at lay-by near Penderyn whisky distillery.

Kevin on Penyfan

Kevin on Penyfan

This walk is in memory of our colleague Kevin Oates, who sadly died from cancer in 2015. Kevin was one of the founders of the Valleys Walking Festival. Donations to the Welsh Air Ambulance.

welsh air ambulance

Please see below sponsor forms for you to use if you wish to raise money in aid of the Wales Air Ambulance.

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Scwd-yr-Eira Waterfall 4

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