Sunday, 8 August 2021
Start time: 9:30
(Estimated finish time: 16:45)
Moderate 16.5 miles / 26.6 km
Follow bridge St in a downwards direction to edge of town, then turn right onto the old Aberystwyth mountain road, after 1km turn right at cottages turn left onto open moor land, follow track uphill to Esgair Ddrew bearing left towards sheepfold and roman camp, follow track onto Esgair Perfedd and onwards towards top dam of Craig Goch reservoir, (some amazing views),
Picking up the top point of the old railway track, this served the workers with materials and transport for building of the dams,
We follow this for 3-4 km in a slight down hill direction to meet the next dam at Penygarreg, at Penbont house (tea room) from here follow footpath around edge of Grrege-Ddu reservoir to Nantgwylit church, here we cross dam bridge to pick up old railway walk and following edge of Caban-Coch reservoir into Elan Visitor centre and the village of Elan,
Follow old disused railway back into Rhayader.
Elan hotel Bridge St, Rhayader
Grid reference: SN970679
Nearest postcode: LD6 5AD
Start time: 09:30
This is a circular walk
Bring pack lunch and drinks
Wear suitable footwear some areas can be muddy,
Despite our group name, we really don't care what age you are; if you like walking with a friendly, relaxed, easy going group of people, who occasionally socialize you're most welcome to join us.
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.