Photo Gallery 38


7 Chwefror / February 2011  8m    Drefach Felindre - Cwmhiraeth      Arweinydd / Leader Eric Hughes

Drefach Felindre Woollen Museum

Drefach Felindre

near Drefelin

along coffin trail to Penboyr Church

Mandy

seibiant

sticil lithrig

Maesllan Farm diversion

Penboyr Church Porch

Eglwys Penboyr

towards Ty Hen

Ty Hen

back on the road

Cwmpengraig

Capel Soar, Cwmpengraig

cinio

Wyn leading the way

up the steps

Cwmhiraeth

Nant Bran, Cwmhiraeth

sgwd Nant Bran

former Cilwendeg Woollen Mill

path back to woollen museum

Tafarn John y Gwas, Drefach Felindre

debriefing at Tafarn John y Gwas

 

13 Chwefror / February 2011 7m     Gwenfo / Wenvoe -  St Lythans / Llwyneliddon   Arweinydd / Leader Gary Richards

Wenvoe Community Centre

Wenvoe Arms

Burdonshill

Lili wen fach / Snowdrops

Mervyn

towards St Lythans Burial Chamber (Gwal y Filiast)

St Lythans Burial Chamber

Gwal y Filiast

tuag at Dyffryn

Nant Bran, Dyffryn

towards Tinkinswood Burial Chamber

massive capstone of Tinkinswood Burial Chamber (Castell Carreg)

cinio tu fewn i'r gromlech

entrance to burial chamber

tuag at Sain Nicolas

Eglwys Sain Nicolas

muddy bit

old withered oak

fine avenue

St Lythans / Llwyneliddon

St Lythans Church

Norman

Whitehall Farm

ger Whitehall

debriefing at Wenvoe Arms

20 Chwefror / February 2011  10m    Erwyd - Erwood - Crugcadarn / Crickadarn - Llandeilo Graban          Arweinydd / Leader Alan Richards

Erwood Craft Centre and former railway station

Afon Gwy / River Wye

along Twmpath

Crugcadarn yn y pellter

towards Maes y Cletwr Farm

towards Nant Cletwr

Cletwr River

towards Crickadarn

Eglwys Crugcadarn

'The Slaughtered Lamb' used for 'American Werewolf in London'

leaving Crugcadarn

towards Penlan

lunch at Penlan

towards Hafod y Garreg Farm

ger Ffarm Hafod y Garreg

Snowdrops / Lili wen fach

crossing Afon Sgithwen

Trericket Mill

crossing suspension bridge at Trericket Mill

along Wye Valley Walk

ar hyd llwybr Ffordd Gwy

former railway bridge now a road bridge

Ciliau House

owner invites us in to see medieval wall paintings

dringo lan at Dwyn y Garth

view of Erwood

climbing up to the summit of Twyn y Garth

WWI German Howitzer Cannon on Twyn y Garth summit

howitzer cannon

German Howitzer Cannon now a war memorial

hamlet of Garth

Llandeilo Graban Church

Eglwys Llandeilo Graban

down the Allt back to start

debriefing at Wheelwright Arms, Erwood

27 Chwefror / February 2011   7m      Dinas Powys - Gwenfo / Wenvoe      Arweinydd / Leader Denis Sheehan

Dinas Powys

Ywen / Yew Tree

glorious mud!

coffee stop

Mike attacks a banana!

friendly welcome by locals

sign of Spring

St Mary's Wenvoe

Wenvoe War Memorial

amser cinio

towards Casehill Woods

Coed Casehill

Cwm gorge

Salmon Leaps

Canadian Goose

catkins - another sign of Spring

Afon Cadoxton River

Cofeb Ryfel Dinas Powys

Dewi Wyn o Esyllt, bardd

debriefing at Three Horseshoes, Dinas Powys

6 Mawrth / March  2011  13m      Pontypridd - Cefn Eglwysilan       Arweinydd / Leader Kevin Anderson

outside the Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd

initial climb

view of Pontypridd

Merv leading the way

Jeff showing howe to tackle a stile

trig point at Cefn Eglwysilan

maintaining height and admiring the views

back to the shelter of the trees

back to Pontypridd

Crossing the river Taff

Kevin spots camera and stops shouting schnell!

under the bridge and out of town

rock face at Craig yr Hesg

luch at Barry Sidings

old pit head

Merv leading the way again

view of Cefn Eglwysilan

dropping into the valley

concrete blocks to control the flow

view over Trefforest

view over Pontypridd

on the level again

back into town

debriefing at the Bunch of Grapes.

13 Mawrth / March 2011  10m   Llannerchaeron - Aberarth - Aberaeron      Arweinydd / Leader Geraint Owain Price

St Non's, Llannerchaeron

Llannerchaeron

Afon Aeron

spring lambs

drink stop

Geraint & Brian tired out!

Ceiliog / Cockerel

cennin Pedr / daffodils near Caebislan Uchaf

tuag at Eglwys Aberarth

Llanddewi Aberarth Church

Eglwys Llanddewi Aberarth

boda / buzzard

fine view from churchyard

towards Aberarth Village

Aberarth

Pont Aberarth

rhod yr hen felin

Afon Arth

Capel Bethel, Aberarth

lunch at Aberarth beach

towards Aberaeon

Aberaeron

Aberaeron

Aberaeron

the harbour

yr harbwr

Aberaeron footbridge

Afon Aeron

saffron / crocus

footpath to Lampeter

Mike back to Llannerchaeron

tuag at Lannerchaeron

last leg

Pen Parc?

approaching Llanneraeron

20 Mawrth / March 2011  8m     Llangain      Arweinyddion  / Leaders  Terry Evans & Andy Cole

Green Castle Woods, Llangain

Green Castle Woods

Christine and Helen got lost around here!

Waiting for Christine & Helen

down to the main road

along decking

view of Carmarthen

Kevin

Cerrig Myrddin / Merlin Stones

Cerrig Myrddin

towards Rhydlydan

Fernhill Bridge

Fernhill Brook

Pont Fernhill

Fernhill- imortalised by Dylan Thomas

Glanyfferi / Ferryside

Llangain

Eglwys Llangain

Blodyn y Gwynt / Wind Anemone

Allt Morfa Howell

27 Mawrth / March 2011   12m     Pentrebach - Mynydd y Epynt - Llanfihangel Nant Bran      Arweinydd / Leader Illtyd Lloyd

Tafarn y Crydd, Pentrebach

leaving Pentrebach

along old road

joining the Epynt Way

above Cwm Nant y Moch

tuag at Gwm Cilieni

Afon Cilieni

I think were are here!

old farming machinery

Helen & Merv elevenses

towards Bran River

Tir Cyd - former home of Benjamin Price, deacon of Sardis Chapel - forced to leave by MOD in 1940

graveyard at Sardis Chapel (1822-1994) - later demolished

cinio uwchben Tir Cyd

Cwm Egnant in distance

climbing out of Cwm Bran

Epynt Way towards Y Grug

reaching trig point south of Y Grug

group photo at trig point

out for the count!

Llyn Dwr

above Cwm Erchain

Rhome Farm

cyrraedd Llanfihangel Nant Bran

Llanfihangel Nant Bran village

Eglwys Llanfihagel Nant Bran

Bethel Methodist Chapel (disused), Llanfihangel Nant Bran

Alan & Gareth been visiting the burial ground!

long climb out of Llanfihanel Nant Bran

crossing cattle grid above Maesmerddyn

lawr y waered at Bentrebach

Spring lambs

Pentrebach

back to Pentrebach

Tafarn y Crydd / Shoemaker's Inn, Pentrebach

10 Ebrill / April  2011  9m   Aberporth - Tresaith           Arweinydd / Leader Geraint Owain Price

Eglwys Pen y Pryn

church interior

Allen Raine's grave

Croes y Bryn

towards Dyffryn Saith

Dyffryn Saith

tuag at Benlan Saith

towards Cnwcymanal

Capel Brynmair

towards Parcllwyd

Parcllwyd

Aberporth

cinio yn Aberporth

group photo Aberporth

Ceredigion Coast (Where Terry frightened the youngsters)

Piots / Magpies

Arfordir Ceredigion

towards Tresaith

Tesaith

Tresaith falls

Sgwd Tresaith

Tresaith

Tresaith

up the steps!

more steps!

looking back at Tresaith

stiff climb

looking towards Penybryn

melyn fel yr eithin

Gary & Brian

rhedyn / ferns

Llanborth

Llanborth

nol i Eglwys Penybryn

hoisting the flag

17 Ebrill / April  2011  12m      Resolfen / Resolven - Blaengwrach        Arweinyddion / Leader Peter & Alison

Farmers Arms, Resolfen

towards Abergarwed

Abergarwed

Afon Nedd

Sgwd Melin Cwrt

Melin Court Falls

Llusi Duon Bach / Whinberries

Ann & Mike above Sgwd Melin Cwrt

Capel Melin Cwrt (1799)

towards Carn Caca

view of Capel Melin Cwrt

Resolven below

waiting your turn!

near Carn Caca

Bronze Age cistfaen

more climbing

i mewn i'r coed

near the Roman Camp (which our leaders failed to point out!)

Cefn Ffordd (Ther Ridgeway)

towards the wind factory - only Jeff seems to like them!

silouette

Mike & Wyn

cinio

logs for sale along Cefn Ffordd

recent quarry ahead

bridge stop

Jeff

fine old dry stone wall (scene of Terry's fall!)

Craig y Pant

Craf / Wild Garlic

canal lock

canal bridge

along canal

ar hyd y gamlas

debriefing at Farmers Arms, Resolven