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September 2019

Walk 4 – NEW – Penrhos Mountain Trail, Arboretum and Glasdir Mine

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 5 Hours 5.5 Miles Max Height: 375ft Total Height Ascended: 1,075ft Leader - Matthew Davies From┬áTy'n y Groes Picnic Site, we follow the Penrhos Mountain Trail to a viewpoint from where you can see along the Ganllwyn valley and across to Y Garn. Following tracks to Capel Hermon and a steep descent to Afon Wen, crossing the river to a waterfall and deep pool, the path ascends to the top of the ridge and forestry and fields of…

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Walk 8 – Photographic Walk

September 15 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 6.5 Miles 7 Hours Max Height: 1,251ft Total Height Ascended: 672ft Leader - Helen Iles This walk may change to an equally good wet weather walk! If you have a DSLR or want to be experimental with your camera, you should bring tripods or filters with you if you have them. In addition, lens cloths, large enough memory cards, fully charged batteries and the usual mountain/wet weather gear. Don't forget your camera! Meet at the Dragon Theatre: 10:30…

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Walk 11 – REVISED – Nant Pasgan Mawr

September 16 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 5 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 730ft Total Height Ascended: 443ft Leader Bill Amison Across fields and moorland to 'Nant Pasgan Mawr', a medieval house set in an idyllic valley, possibly the finest medieval house in Gwynedd. Listed at Grade II as an important┬ásurvival of an early Merioneth farmhouse, a rare example of the use of crucks combined with stone construction - important evidence for the transition from timber to stone building traditions in the region. In plan…

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Walk 12 – Trawsfynydd, Tomen y Mur Roman Hill Fort and Sarn Helen Roman Road

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 4.5 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 978ft Total Height Ascended: 551ft Leader: Matthew Davies A walk in an area of rough, grassy moorland dotted with small lakes, low hills and rises, with remnants of bygone ages, with an intriguing caption on the map, Roman Practice Works, earthworks and fortifications, built by the soldiers as training exercises for future campaigns, but they are not that obvious, better seen from the air! We then join the Victorian equivalent of a…

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Walk 16 – From the Coast to above the Village of Llanfair

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 6 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 500ft Total Height Ascended: 679ft Leader - Derek Morgan Starting at the ancient church of Saint Tanwg, know as "the Church in the sand", Saint Tanwg's Church is found nestling 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 existing…

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Walk 20 – NEW – Gerard Manley Hopkins Walk – Llanaber & Penmaenpool

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 5.5 Miles 5 + 3 Hours Max Height: 1,280ft Total Height Ascended: 951ft Leader - Bill Amison This is a walk celebrating Gerard Manley Hopkins, the poet and Jesuit Priest, who has been described as one of our Greatest 'minor' Victorian poets. Hopkins spent three years in North Wales as a student at St Beuno's in St Asaph. the Welsh Language, landscape and seascape made a big impression on him and his poetry. In August 1876 Hopkins and…

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Walk 24 – Tree Safari and Pine Martin Themed Walk

September 19 @ 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 5 Hours 4 Miles 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 areas of 9000 acres around the valleys f the rivers Mawddach, Eden, Gain and Wen. This walk takes you through the delightful forestry surroundings, with rivers, lakes, flora and fauna and an opportunity to study wildlife at its best. Various blocks of different tree species as well as…

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Walk 28 – NEW – Torrent Walk and the Arts & Crafts Chapel

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 4 Miles 5 Hours Max Height: 500ft Mac Height Ascended: 445ft Leader - Matthew Davies A pleasant, easy, walk with a mix of forest trails and field paths and the spectacular Torrent Walk. Along the river and waterfall, could be a little rough underfoot, but no steep climbs. A visit to St Mark's Church an excellent Arts and Crafts Church in Brithdir and past Cil-y-Coed where tea and cake may be available at the end of the walk.…

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Walk 36 – Morfa Harlech & Ynys

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 7 Miles 4 Hours Max Height 131ft Total Height Ascended: 100ft Leader - Kirstie Lumsdon Walking over fields and through woodland, following the shoreline of the Dwyryd Estuary with magnificent views to Snowdon and the Italianate┬ávillage of Portmerion. 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. The original parish church was built in the 12th century on a tidal island. Later…

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Walk 38 – Standing Stones of Llanfair & Harlech

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dragon Theatre United Kingdom
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Grade C 5 Hours 5 Miles Max Height: 983ft Total Height Ascended: 885ft Leader - Bill Amison Bedd Gorfal Ring Cairn - SH613 311 monument comprises the remains of a ring cairn of earth and stone, which probably dates to the Bronze Age (c. 2300BC - 800BC) and sits in the angle between two tracks amidst undulating semi-improved upland pasture sloping down to the southeast. The monument itself comprises of a semi-circular setting of upright thin slabs about 5.5m in…

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