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Guilsfield Hill Walkers – 2019 Programme

Meet at THE OAK car park Guilsfield 10 minutes before departure time

Note: we leave the car park at the start time stated on the programme

120th JanuarySouthern Long Mynd8.0Easy/Mod9.00Chris
217th FebruaryOverton circuit.
Subject to desirability - pending recce
310th MarchRhayader9Moderate8.00Annie
424th MarchDetails to followBrian
514th AprilMeifod via Glyndwr’s way7.5ModerateGraham
628th AprilDetails to followPeter
719th MayAberhosan and Glaslyn
8 ishModerate8.30Chris - but Len really
810th June - Monday
Llwyngwril to Barmouth
Depart Welshpool 07:49 arrive Llwyngwril 09:39. Returning from Barmouth 14:55 arriving Welshpool 16:55.

9 mile walk,steady climb from Llwyngwril on a drovers track for a couple of miles, good views all the way, dry underfoot on ffridd, excellent views over Barmouth Bay. Gradual descent to Fairboune via hanging oak woodland passing the Blue Lake. Lunch in Fairbourne. The walk contues along the prom then a dry path through the saltmarsh to Morfa Mawddach Station and the toll footbridge in to Barmouth.

Overall a very pleasant walk, graded as moderate, comfortably achieved within the time available for train connections.
930th June
Llyn Brenig Trail9.5ModerateGraham
1029th July - Monday
Aberystwyth to Llanrhystud.
This is a superb walk, only one hard section and that is the climb out of Aberystwth, but this is easily managed by stopping a couple of times to admire the view, the climb does not require any holding on, steps have been cut to make it very much easier. The rest of the walk is easy / moderate. Overall 10 miles, constant sea views and superb wildlife.
Timings: Outward Welshpool 07:42; Aberystwyth 09:20, started walk at 09:45.
Walk completed 16:00 at Black Lion, Llanrhystud, Bus 16:33 Aberystwyth 16:57.

Trains back to Welshpool at 17:30; 18:32 and 19:30.

I suggest that on return to Aberystwyth members decide individually as to which train to catch. The 18:32 and 19:30 have far fewer passengers. Len.
1118th AugustHills to the NW of Rhydycroesau,Oswestry9.5Moderate9.00Chris
128th SeptemberKittiwake Walks - Meifod. Walk No. 5. Route: Meifod to Coed-Cowrhyd, Dolobran and Healing Well. The route is along lanes, tracks and footpaths.
This replaces the original Llangynog walk as Brian found, on the recce, it was too difficult because of the height and density of the undergrowth.
8 milesModerate9.00Brian
1329th SeptemberBarmouth Hills
Parking at Morfa Mawddach Station. "Weather permitting there are some lovely views looking down on the estuary and is likely to be a little wet underfoot in places if the rain keeps falling for the rest of the week.
Don’t forget the bus passes. See you Sunday. Graham."
BUS PASSES required for the afternoon.

8 ish milesModerate8.00Graham
1420th OctoberLlanidloes - Parts of Owain Glyndŵr's Way and the Sabrina Trail.6 miles ishModerate8.30Peter
1510th NovemberAberdyfi - "Weatherman Walking" route6 ish milesEasy/moderate8.30Annie
24th NovemberWalk from Guilsfield, Trelydan, Bron y Buckley Wood, Powis Castle for coffee, Cefnyspin Lane return to Guilsfield.8 ish milesEasy9.00Len
1715th DecemberLlandrillo. East to the Memorial stone (perhaps) and return. No stiles - no mucky lowland fields - mainly wide upland and forest tracks. Tiny bit of lane start and finish. Grand views if clear.9 miles but can easily shorten to 6 if weather is poor.Moderate8.30Chris
1829th DecemberDETOX - AberdyfiAnnie

Please make sure you have appropriate kit for the day: good walking boots;

a full set of waterproofs and enough warm layers.

Take food for the day and sufficient liquid, take more liquid in hot conditions.

Please – no dogs allowed on any walks.        All walkers attend at their own risk 

Contact Peter for information

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Phone – 01938 552353