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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Area: Glamorgan

Download the PDFs: '1. Penrhys Trail : - - : 2. Rhyslyn Walk : - - : 3. River and Railway Walk : - - : 4. Gyfylchi Ridgetop Trail : - - : 5. Old Parish Road Walk : - - : 6. Tarren Forgan Trail : - ...
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'Recommended walks are available to download or alternatively you can contact us for paper copies.'


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Category Bridgend

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Category Caerphilly

'Our leaders cover a large part of South Wales up to the Brecon area and the Black Mountains in the north and from Carmarthen in the west to Gloucestershire and Co ...
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Category Cardiff

'Walks are organised each weekend – usually on a Sunday. We also arrange weekend trips away and sometimes longer holidays. These are usually based in youth hostels, camping or backpacking.'


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Category Cardiff

'Clyne Gardens in Swansea is one of the gardens of the Botanical Complex and part of the botanical gardens complex. The garden is located in Blackpill near the sea front in Swansea.' The < ...
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Category Swansea

'The hills of this previously mined area have been transformed into peaceful forests with impressive views. It is difficult to imagine that some of the surrounding hillsides were slag heaps with ha ...
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Category Caerphilly

'500 acres of countryside, walks, trails and family fun all within a mile of Aberdare.'


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The Walks are: [1] Michaelston-le-Pit and Cwrtyrala Basin returning via Cwm George - - - : [2] Cwm George to the Cwrtyrala Basin - - - : [3] St Andrews Major, St Andrews Church and Garn Hill - - - ...
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'With 14 way marked walking trails at Afan Forest Park, 6 walks at Margam Country Park and an array of waterfall walks in the Waterfall Country, within the Valleys and Vales of Neath Port Talbot vi ...
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'Gower's network of lanes, cycle routes and footpaths lead you through breezy coastal landscapes, scented with bracken, sea salt and wild garlic. The woodlands ring with the calls of blackcaps, war ...
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Category Swansea

Download from the Website PDF copies of two Walks on the Gower Commons: [1] Hardings Down and Ryers Down - - - : [2] Llanmadoc Hill. You can also click on the Map of the Commons for more i ...
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Category Swansea

'There are some tarmac paths and a boardwalk close to the car park which offer good access for wheelchair users and for prams and pushchairs. Otherwise there are well-marked sandy tracks through th ...
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Category Bridgend

What are the walks like? 'Each walk in the programme has a leader who selects and plans the route, therefore no time is wasted in route finding on the walk itself. The walks are undertaken ...
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Category Glamorgan

'Situated on the northern-most boundary of the City and County of Swansea, the Community of Mawr is one of the oldest in Wales. It is the largest in area in the new authority and is predom ...
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Category Swansea

'Margam Country Park was announced the WINNER of the Green Flag People's Choice Award for 2013 voted as the NATION'S favourite park in a public vote. This was extra to the The People's Cho ...
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'To many of our members, GOC is more than just a walking group - they have found enduring friendships and the opportunity to get out and do events that they otherwise wouldn't have had the chance t ...
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Category Glamorgan

'Experience the great outdoors and explore the hundreds of miles of mountain bike and cycle tracks, footpaths and trails - providing more than enough adventure for a weekend ... We have plenty of c ...
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Category Glamorgan

'The group was first established in 1990, and is affiliated to the Youth Hostels Association. Membership costs only £10 per year.'


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Category Swansea

'Ancient broadleaved woodlands, calcareous grasslands, river, and cliffs.'


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Category Merthyr Tydfil

'A county of rolling countryside, towering cliffs, beaches, rural villages and historic market towns. Walking for All – Full day walks to family walks.'


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'Formed in April 1996, Valeways is a unique voluntary environmental organisation which supports a diverse range of volunteers to re-open and promote the Vale of Glamorgan's glorious countr ...
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'With over 200 rights of way in Merthyr Tydfil, bridleways, and the more established tracks and trails on which you can ride your bike, you can tailor your day out to suit yourself!'


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Category Merthyr Tydfil

'The Wales Coast Path is now open, giving walkers a chance to explore any part of coastal Wales. One of the highlights are the Gower and Swansea Bay sections, aka the Gower Coast Path, whi ...
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Category Swansea

'Despite this the spirit of the valley has always remained strong and it's this strength that has enabled the Aber Valley to overcome difficult times. It's this strength that has enable the local c ...
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Category Caerphilly

'A high level walk traversing the highest and wildest parts of Wales ... On public rights of way or where there is a right of access ... Coast to Coast - Cardiff to Conwy ... Ascent 61540 feet (187 ...
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Category Cardiff

'Along the trail enjoy Cardiff's rich heritage. See historic landmarks, such as the Norwegian Church, alongside iconic buildings like the world renowned Wales Millennium Centre and the Senedd (Wale ...
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Category Cardiff

'Rights of way are mainly found in the more rural land beyond the outskirts of the city's residential suburbs, and extend to the foreshore of the Bristol Channel in the south east.'


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Category Cardiff

'If you want to really get to know Cardiff, then look no further than Cardiff on Foot's highly rated walking tours and let us show you our beautiful city.'


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Category Cardiff

'It follows ancient trackways of Celtic origin and passes by a number of Bronze and Iron Age settlements. Along the route are several good view points with views of the Brecon Beacons and Bristol C ...
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Category Merthyr Tydfil

The Dulais Valley 'is one of the famous "valleys" of the south Wales coalfield. It was a dynamic mix of farms and mines, terraced cottages and welfare halls, choirs and bands - many of whi ...
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'Rising above Neath town centre, the grounds of a landscape park lie in their original rural setting long famed for its picturesque beauty ... The Gnoll Estate has become a major attraction for bot ...
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‘With a rich natural heritage in the county borough we have developed and published several walk guides to help you explore and discover it. These longer routes and trails, ranging from 3 miles to ...
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Category Caerphilly

'The trail takes in sweeping panoramic vistas at its northern edge, through a variety of beautiful landscapes further south, before finally meeting the sea at the southern-most point of Wales. The ...
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Category Cardiff

'With the Taff Trail passing through a number of parks and green spaces ...
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Category Cardiff

'12km of paths, steps and historic views have been opened up and uncovered by local volunteers for you to enjoy. Choose a lakeside stroll, a heritage trail, a wild woodland walk or a riverside ramb ...
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Category Swansea

'We hope you will enjoy visiting this website which contains a host of information about the heritage of Rhondda Cynon Taf. Originally the result of a Heritage Lottery funded project to ma ...
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[1] Aberdare - - - : [2] Cwm Hafod - - - : [3] Cynon - - - : [4] Dare Valley Country Park - - - : [5] Hirwaun - - - : [6] Lanwoods Environmental Project - - - : [7] Llantrisant - - - : [8] Pontypri ...
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'The Rhondda Rollercoaster is to be re-named in memory of South Wales group member Gwyn Matthews who was intimately involved in the creation of the event.'


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Walk described on four donwloadable PDFs: [1] Parc Penallta to Rose & Crown, Eglwysilan (5.7 miles) - - - : [2] Rose & Crown, Eglwysilan to Cefn Onn (6.5 miles) - - - : [3] Cefn Onn to Myny ...
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Category Caerphilly

Download the PDFs from the Website: [1] Parc Bryn Winding House - - - : [2] Winding House–Hengoed - - - : [3] Hengoed–Pwllypant - - - : [4] Pwllypant–Draethen - - - : [5] Draethen–St Edeyrn's


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Category Caerphilly

'Richard Burton CBE (10th November 1925 – 5th August 1984) was a multiple award-winning actor. He was born in Pontrhydyfen, Afan Forest Park. He lived in Taibach throughout his childhood and teenag ...
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Includes walks from the South Wales Evening Post series.


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Category Swansea

'There are also many "green fingers" where the Taff Trail itself appears to bring the countryside into the town. The area is also rich in industrial archeology.'


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Category Cardiff

'The Trevithick Trail runs for nine miles from Penydarren in Merthyr Tydfil to Abercynon, an ex-mining village at the confluence of the Taff and Cynon rivers. It follows the line of the ea ...
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Category Merthyr Tydfil

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