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September 2018

Walk 4 – Trawsfynydd to Maentwrog

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Grade C                                           6 Miles 5 Hours                                            Max Height: 702ft Leader – Bill Amison                       Total Height Ascended: 1,506ft A varied, moderate walk of river gorge, woodland & open moorland, walking between the old nuclear power station of Trawsfynydd and the hydroelectric power station of Maentwrog The Ceunant Llennyrch National Nature reserve runs from Trawsfynydd Lake to Maentwrog covering a large woodland & the spectacular steep Llennyrch gorge & stunning Afon Prysor waterfall. At one point, the river is flanked by 30m…

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Walk 8 – *New* Photographic Walk – Nature Photography

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C                                           6.5 Miles 7hrs Hours                                       Max Height 1,251ft. Leader – Helen Iles                         Total Height Ascended 672ft. This walk may change to an equally good wet weather walk! If you have DSLR's or want to be experimental with your cameras you should bring tripods or filters with you if you have them. Also lens cloths, large enough memory cards, fully charged batteries and the usual mountain/wet weather gear. Also, don’t forget your camera!!!! Meet at the Dragon: 10:30 Own/Shared Transport

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Walk 12 – Penmaenpool and the Giant’s Head

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C                                           7 miles 6 Hours                                            Max. Height: 950ft Leader – Derek Morgan                  Total Height Ascended: 1,560ft A circular walk to one of our famous landmarks and returning along the beautiful Mawddach Trail.  From the RSPB car park near the George III Hotel at Penmaenpool ascend through woodland to Dolgledr, Craig y Castell and the well-known local landmark of the “Giants Head”. Descend to Kings Youth Hostel and re-ascend to the woodland of Coed y Gribin following the Gwynant…

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Walk 16 – Woodland Restoration of Cwm Mynach

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C                                           5 Miles 5 Hours                                            Max Height 700ft. Leader – Matthew Davies               Total Height Ascended 1,056ft. The hidden valley of Cwm Mynach was in the past a site of Slate, Lead, Gold, Iron, Manganese and Copper Mining as well as a site of Ancient Woodland, this walk takes you through this magnificent area as it is today. Running through the wild and beautiful Rhinogydd mountain range.  We follow a woodland pathway and discover breath-taking views of lakes, streams and…

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Walk 20 – Morfa Harlech & Ynys

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C                                           7 Miles 4 Hours                                            Max Height: 131ft Leader - Kirstie Lumsdon                Total Height Ascended: 100ft Walking over fields and through woodland, following the shoreline of the Afon Dwyryd Estuary with magnificent views to Snowdon and the Italianate Village of Portmeirion. Visiting the church at Llanfihangel-y-Traethau where the funeral of Lord Harlech took place in February 1985 attended by Jacqueline Onassis, and her brother-in-law, Edward Kennedy. Also passing through the hamlet of Ynys and back to Harlech. Meet at…

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Walk 24 – From the Coast to above the Village of Llanfair

September 20 @ 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C                                           6 Miles 5 Hours                                            Max Height: 500ft Leader – Derek Morgan                  Total Height Ascended: 679ft Starting at the ancient church of Saint Tanwg , known as "the church in the sand", St Tanwg's church is found nestled in the sand dunes, where the mountains meet the sea, at Llandanwg. It is thought that it is one of the oldest places of continuous Christian worship in the UK and was probably founded by Saint Tanwg around 435 AD. The…

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Walk 28 – *NEW* Coed Felinrhyd / Ceunant Llennyrch then into Coed Y Brenin

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C 5 Miles 5 Hours Max. Height: 680ft Total Height Ascended: 1000ft Leader: Matthew Davies Coed Felinrhyd is in the Snowdonia National Park. It's an enchanting place, criss-crossed by fast-flowing streams and its landmark waterfall Rhaeadr Ddu, it also has the rare distinction of being mentioned by name (Melenrhyd, Y Felen Rhyd) in the famous collection of Welsh legends, the Mabinogion, as the last resting place of Pryderi, King of Dyfed, killed in single combat with Gwydion the trickster. These…

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Walk 35 – *NEW* Wheelchair Access Visit to Coed Y Brenin

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C 3 Miles 4 Hours Max. Height: 741ft Total Height Ascended: 873ft Leader – Matthew Davies Natural Resources Wales have provided accessible paths such as a riverside route to enable you to enjoy some of thehills and woodlands that make up the Coed y Brenin Forest Park. On this guided journey we will lead you through the delightful forestry surroundings, with rivers, flora and fauna and an opportunity to study wildlife at its best. There is also another enjoyable…

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Walk 36 – Bird Bingo Walk

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C 5 Miles 4 Hours Max. Height: 922ft Total Height Ascended: 1,530ft Leader – Matthew Davies Woodland Bird Bingowalk – a leisurely walk from the Dragon to Glandwr Mill and back which covers the Estuary, Woodland and Farmland trying to find different birds in our area,  and their different habitats – everyone will get a ‘Bird Bingo Sheet’ – there is a magic prize for the winner. This is an ideal family walk, with plenty to interest the children.…

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Walk 38 – Tree Safari and Pine Marten Themed Walk

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom

Grade C 4 Miles 5 Hours Max. Height: 741ft Total Height Ascended: 873ft Leader: Matthew Davies The hills and woodlands that make up the Coed y Brenin Forest Park cover an area of 9000 acres around the valleys of the rivers Mawddach, Eden, Gain and Wen. This walk takes you through the delightful forestry surroundings, with rivers, lakes, waterfall, flora and fauna and an opportunity to study wildlife at its best.  Visiting various blocks of different tree species and the Mawddach…

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