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September 2019

Walk 3 – Bryn Cader Faner

September 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 6 Hours 8 Miles Max Height: 1.280ft Total Height Ascended: 951ft Leader - Bill Amison A varied walk to the isolated stone circle and burial place of Bryn Cader Faner, a prehistoric wonder of Wales and one of the most beautiful Bronze Age sites in Britain, Bryn Cader Faner is known as the "Welsh Crown of Thorns" Bryn Cader Faner is a circle cairn located in a dramatic setting; its design is simple but effective and is arguably…

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Walk 7 – Croesor and Llanfrothen – Clough Williams-Ellis Walk

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 5 Hours 7 Miles Max Height: 850ft Total Height Ascended: 1,500ft Leader - Derek Morgan Exploring the lovely countryside and woodland between Croesor and Llanfrothen. Passing a 16th century farmhouse and Plas Brondanw, the home of Clough Williams-Ellis, British architect known as the creator of the Italianate village of Portmeirion, for more than 70 years. You will also pass below the ancient hill fort of Moel Dinas and the woods of Ogof Llechwyn, before returning to the peaceful…

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Walk 10 – NEW – Mynydd Egryn and Pen Y Dinas from Barmouth

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 7 Miles 6 Hours Max Height: 1,241ft Total Height Ascended: 1,830ft Leader Kirstie Lumsdon An historical walk among the coastal foothills, passing  the Carneddau Hengwm burial chamber, Bronze Age Cairn and Iron Age Fort. A must for those interested in our past and with wonderful views of Cardigan Bay. Note: There are some short steep sections of ascent Meet at the Dragon Theatre: 09:30 Public Transport for Return to Barmouth (£)

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Walk 15 – Revised – Croesor and Bwlch Stwlan

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 7 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 1957ft Total Height Ascended: 2591ft Leader - Bill Amison From the village of Croesor a gradual ascent on a broad miners' track to the abandoned slate mine and the village of Cwmorthin and the across to a path, which contours above the valley and skirts round Moelwyn Mawr giving stunning views. This track is narrow in places and would not suit anyone who suffers from vertigo. Descend Bwlch Stwlan and return to…

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Walk 23 – NEW – Harlech Fen and Mountain

September 19 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 5 Hours 7 Miles Max Height: 960ft Total Height Ascended: 1067ft Leader - Derek Morgan From below Harlech  Castle the route takes you North along an old canal on the Dwyryd Estuary, the supply route for Harlech Castle. We then turn inland and pass Lasynys, former home of author Eliss Wynne, preserved by a trust and open to the public.  Thought to date from 16th Century with stonework from the late Elizabethan Era, it is believed that the tide…

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Walk 27 – Clogau Path in Bontddu with Snowdonia National Park Ranger

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 6 Miles 5.5 Hours Max Height: 981ft Total Height Ascended: 1,783ft Leader - Gerwyn Jarrett The walk takes you up to the old Clogau gold mines where there are lovely views of the mountains of Southern Snowdonia and of the Mawddach Estuary. Bontddu was at the heart of a mini-gold rush in the late 1800s. The Clogau mines were the largest and the most productive in the area working a gold seam running along the North Shire of the estuary…

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Walk 31 – Dolgellau to Barmouth

September 21 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 9.5 Miles 7 Hours Max Height: 2,894ft Total Height Ascended: 3,815ft Leader - Stuart Cross You will experience some wonderful views on this walk, described by Ruskin as "One of the finest walks in Britain" walking at high level down the Mawddach Estuary towards Barmouth and back across the iconic Barmouth Bridge. Remember to have some change in your pocket to feed the bridge troll as you pass over the bridge, from it you will get fantastic views…

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Walk 34 – NEW – Ivy Bridge, Coed Felinrhyd, Ceunant Llennyrch and Llandecwyn

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade B 6.5 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 595ft Total Height Ascended: 836ft Leader - Bill Amison A varied, moderate walk through the river gorge, woodland & open moorland, walking from the Maentwrog hydroelectric power station. The Ceunant Llennyrch National Nature Reserve, a broad-leaved woodland, runs from Trawsfynydd Lake to Maentwrog along the spectacular steep Llennyrch Gorge. The woodland has been there since the last Ice Age and is so deep in parts that it's apparently untouched by humans. There will…

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