Photo Gallery 39


24 Ebrill / April 2011   10m        Llangors           Arweinydd /Leader Mervyn Read

Llangors

Llangors crannog - residence of Brychan, late 9th century King of Brycheiniog

Pen y Fan

gnarled old oak

Mynydd Troed o Lyn Syfaddan

towards Llangasty Talyllyn Church

ar hyd yr hewl

keep up or die!

Alltygaer

Llyn Syfaddan (Llangors Lake)

tuag at Fynydd Llangors

fine Welsh ponies

Llangors Lake (Llyn Syfaddan)

edrych lawr ar Eglwys Llangasty Tal y Llyn

view of crannog

lunch with a view

Mynydd Llangors trig point

Mynydd Llangors trig point

ar hyd Mynydd Llangors

Mynydd Troed from Mynydd Llangors

Cwm Sorgwm

descending Mynydd Llangors

clychau'r gog / bluebells

debriefing at Ancient Briton

 

1 Mai / May 2011  10m      Pedol Pen y Fan Horseshoe      Arweinydd / Leader Ann Chalk

Storey Arms

up the hardest route to Penyfan!

fording Blaen Taf Fawr

starting getting a bit breezy

Llyn Cwm Llwch yn y pellter

the steep bit!

nearly there!

copa Corn Du

It's a long way down!

col between Corn Du and Pen y Fan

towards Pen y Fan

summit of Pen y Fan (not Penny Fan!)

Mandy having a breather

view of Cribyn, our next destination

I lawr o Ben y Fan

Cribyn

looking back at Pen y Fan & Corn Du

group photo on Cribyn

Neuadd Reservoir (will be pasing it later!)

Corn Du, Pen y Fan & Cribyn from Fan y Big

Fan y Big (pronounced 'Van y Beeg' - not 'Fanny Big!')

Brian on Fan y Big (also known as the diving board)

Ann ar Fan y Big

nice stone sculptures

Craig y Fan Glas

descending Graig y Fan Ddu (nice not to have to ascend it for a change!)

towards Neuadd Reservoir

Jeff looking a bit serious at dam

not another climb!

nearly there

Kevin's dying fly impersonation!

final group photo -still smiling!

Rhiw Ysgyfarnog

looking back at Neuadd Reservoir

Mervyn and Mike ascending the tourist path

8 Mai/ May 2011 9m        Parcllyn - Mwnt - Pen-beles       Arweinydd /Leader Brian Lloyd

Parcllyn

near Ffrwdwenith Uchaf Farm

par o geffylau ger Ffrwdwenith Isaf

Geraint y porthwr

tuag at Ffarm Mwnt Mawr

Rhod Llwynysgaw Wheel

Di & Margaret near Nant Bach

Siani Flewog / caterpillar

towards Mwnt

Ffarm Craig y Mwnt

Moel y Mwnt and church

Eglwys Mwnt

climbing up to Moel y Mwnt

on top of mwnt

Alison & Di

cinio ar Foel y Mwnt

Cardigan Island in distance

pod of dolphins

great close up

back down to church

group photo at Mwnt Church (could have had all the church in!)

church interior

steps leading up to former rood loft (fragments of rood on display)

Brian's spiel - glad he's done his homework!

edrych nol ar Foel y Mwnt

Ceredigion Coastal Path

fascinating rock strata

close up of rock

tuag at Pen - beles

down to Pen-beles

what a lovely spot

a seal (morlo) makes an appearance

also two oystercatchers (piod y mor)

fine seascape

debriefing at the Ivy Bush, Newcastle Emlyn

14 Mai / May 2011 16m      Llandeilo - Carreg Cennen - Mynydd Betws  - Bont      Arweinydd / Leader Wynford Arthur

Waiting for train at Bont Station

Tywi Riverbank in Llandeilo

Llandeilo

one of the carvings atTregib Wood

croesi Afon Cib

climbing out o fthe Towy Valley

tuag at Gastell Carreg Cennen

elevnses

away from the castle

Carreg Cennen Castle

Carreg Cennen

croesi'r rhyd

a more difficult crossing at Llygad Llwchwr

drinkstop

Bont Walking Club

mother and baby

Carreg Las

Tair Carn Isaf and recent fire damge

dropping down into Glanamam

oak trees giving shelter for lunch

Y Barcud Coch / Red Kite

just checking!

climb through the park at Glanamam

climb through the woods ar Cwmg Garenig

crossroads in the ferns

view of Glanaman and Tair Carn Isaf

on Mynydd y Gwair

Cwm Cathan

towards Pontarddulais

debriefing at the Fountain Inn

29 Mai / May 2011  10m   Pennard - Oxwich - Cefn Bryn     Arweinydd / Leader Diane Govier

Penmaen

Penmaen

dog rose / rhosyn

Penmaen Burial Chamber

abandoned church

odynnau calch / lime kilns

Great Tor

sea holly / celynnen y mor

reaching the beach

Oxwich Beach

towards Oxwich

Helen & Alison

Illtyd & Denis

Wesley Cottage

tuag at Benrhys

pond

Penrice Church

cinio tu fas i Eglwys Penrhys

lunch at Penrice Church

huge tree at Penrice Churchyard

Penrice Mill

bridge near Penrice Mill

lakes at Penrice

towards Penrice Mansion

Penrice Castle

Penrice Mansion

past rhododendrums

bracket fungus

towards Perriswood

Norman, Denis, Kevin

Cefn Bryn

Cefn Bryn

Cefn Bryn

Three Cliffs

debriefing at Gower Inn

5 Mehefin / June 2011 10m   Capel Gwynfe - Garreg Lwyd - Cwn Sawdde Fechan        Arweinydd / Leader Alan Richards

Capel Gwynfe

Elizabeth Jones' grave. Her sweetheart was hanged for her death

Eglwys Capel Gwynfe

Eglwys Gwynfe Church

Hen Ysgol Gwynfe Old School

Ffarm Glan Toddeb

Geraint on green road to mountain

bit of a climb up to Pen Carn y Clogau

Mervyn puffing!

tuag at Ben y Clogau

Alan & Gary on top of the cairn

Jeff & Mandy (are those varicose veins, Jeff?)

crossing rough terrain

glad it's not raining!

Pen rhiw Du

dringo lan at Garreg Lwyd

Garreg Lwyd / Moel Gornach

Bannau Sir Gaer o Garreg Lwyd

cinio / lunch

Garreg Lwyd (Hewitt!)

tuag at Foel Fraith

towards Foel Fraith

Blaen Llynfell

towards Cwm Sawdde Fechan

Cefn y Cylchau

Ann & Alison at Cwm Sawdde Fechan

seibiant

another rest

Brian (I'm lost without my camera!), Terry & Ann

tuag at Ffarm Neuadd Fach

Gary & Helen at Neuadd Fach

Terry & Delyth (my feet are killing me!)

Alison, Peter, Merv towards Jerusalem Chapel

Capel Jerusalem

debriefing at Red Lion, Llangadog

12 Mehefin / June 2011  10m  Parc Margam Park - Llangynwyd      Arweinydd / Leader Kevin Anderson

Parc Margam Park (Where are the dry weather walkers?!)

Llyn Margam

Let us out!

Into the forestry

I loves it!

Peter & Mike testing their waterproofs!

Sombody's pinched the step!

Towards Llangynwyd

Llangynwyd Church tower in the distance

Pentre Llangynwyd

Tafarn Yr Hendy / The Old House Inn, Llangynwyd

Does it remind you of someone?

Lunch in the church porch

We meet other walkers who braved the elements

Lets stand in a circle

19 Mehefin / June 2011 8m    Bosherston - Bae Barafundle Bay - Cei  Stackpole Quay    Arweinydd / Leader Mike Richards

Bosherston

y llynnoedd lili

lily ponds

nice view of lake

Glenda

tuag at Broad Haven

Denis & Keith

approaching Broad Haven

Church Rock

Broad Haven

Jeff & Mandy

ar hyd y traeth

towards Stackpole Head

group photo

Raming Hole

Pembrokeshire Coast

towards Stackpole Head

Stackpole Head

merlod Sir Benfro

don't go too near the edge!

cwiz - name the bird

gwylogod / guillemots

aderyn y pal / puffin

Barafundle Bay

Bae Barafundle

cinio / lunch

Barafundle Bay

climbing up from Barafundle

Barafundle Bay

Stackpole Quay

crossing the bridge

what a horrible sight!

a fine bridge

Llynnoedd Bosherston Ponds

debriefing at St Govan's Inn, Bosherston

26 Mehefin / June 2011  10m   Castell Pennard Castle - Three Cliffs - Parc le Breos    Arweinydd / Leader Mandy Fancourt

Gower Inn, Parkmill

towards golf course

tuag at Gastell Pennard

towards Pennard Castle

abandoned Pennard Church (possibly Llanarthfodda)

Castell Pennard Castle

Three Cliffs from castle

Mandy's spiel

Three Cliffs Bay & Pennard Pill

Pennard Pill from castle

tuag at Southgate

tuag at Three Cliffs

group photo with Three Cliffs in distance

Three Cliffs Bay

two middle aged women stuck on a ledge!

lovely sandy Pobbles Beach

descending to beach

ar y traeth

Three Cliffs

leaping for joy!

crossing stepping stones

amser cinio

close up of Three Cliffs

curyll coch / kestral

lunch inside Norman ringwork at Penmaen Burrows

Three Cliffs from Norman ringwork

section of Norman ringwork at Penmaen Burrows

llwybr yr arfordir

golygfa ardderchog

Oxwich from Cefn Bryn

seibiant ar Gefn Bryn

Parc le Breos

Cathole Cave, Parc le Breos

Ogof Cathole Cave

Parc le Breos burial chamber (c. 4,000 BC)

3 Gorffennaf / July 2011  9m  Pilleth  - Clawdd Offa / Offa's Dyke     Arweinydd / Leader Geraint Owain Price

Pilleth Church

tu fewn i'r eglwys

model of battle

Bryn Glas, site of famous battle won by Owain Glyndwr against an English force in 1402

tair colfen Wellingtonia yn nodi maes y gad

Illtyd & Merv

on our way!

Bryn Glas battlefield. The Wellingtonia trees marks the battlesite

towards Cwm Blewyn

climbing up to Rhos Hill

Illtyd & Mike rescues a lamb in distress

Sir Richard Green Price Memorial

Delyth & Helen at Richard Green Price Memorial

Offa's Dyke

Offa's Dyke

Gareth & Terry ar Glawdd Offa

cinio ar y clawdd

lunch on dyke

view of Bryn Glas from Offa's Dyke

Welsh rebels prepare to go on a raiding mission

descending Hawthorn Hill

i lawr y waered

Geraint & Brian

Whitton and Pilleth from Furrow Hill

Dolley (Dolau?) Green

wheat field

River Lugg / Afon Llugwy

I'm sure I went this way last time!

towards Lower Litton

into the long grass!

climbing up to Litton Hill

Bache Hill and Black Mixen from Llan Fawr

nol i Billeth

Castell Foel-Allt

debriefing at Neuadd Arms, Llanwrtyd