Mynydd Myddfai: Through the Neolithic to the Mermaid’s Pool
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Meeting time: 8:45
Start time: 10:00
(Estimated finish time: 16:30)
Strenuous 11 miles / 17.7 km
A walk through an ancient landscape to the source of the River Usk then on to Mermaid Pool. This will be a walk with splendid views! Please note that the weather can change suddenly, so equip yourself accordingly BUT If weather is inclement in the morning, check with the leader before travelling. Rough going.
Between Guildhall and Victoria Park
Grid reference: SS643923
Nearest postcode: SA1 4PD
Meeting time: 08:45
Pont-ar-Wysg Car Park
Directions: A4067 northwards up the Swansea Valley. About a mile above Dan-yr-Ogof Caves, take a left turn signed Trecastle. This road is scenic and narrow, ascending across moorland then descending through forest onto farmland. At a T-junction, turn left, signed Llanddeusant. After about 3 miles, pass through a wooded area. Just before a cattle grid, bridge and moorland, turn left into Pont-ar-Wysg Car Park.
Grid reference: SN820271
Nearest postcode: LD3 8YG
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
Registered Assistance Dogs Only
Surroundings: Moor, heath, Open country, Mountain
Designation: National Park
Theme: Wildlife, nature, History, heritage
Swansea Ramblers have social events & weekly walks of varying lengths. If you are new to walking, do try one of our regular Saturday short walks or the even shorter strolls listed in our programme.
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.