10:00 Tymaen Car Park (off A4107 Afan Valley Road) | What3Words: decorate.prickly.thinnest |
GPS: 51.640, -3.713 (SA13 3HG, SS815949)
18:30 Derwen Fawr Road at junction with Ynys Newydd Road | What3Words: tables.jumpy.guises |
GPS: 51.6055, -3.9973 (SA2 8DY, SS617915)
A Summer Evening Walk: Clyne Country Park
After decades where little investment was made in Clyne Country Park, (Swansea’s only Country Park), the council has accessed £100,000 Sustainable Landscapes, Sustainable Places Funding and Active
11:00 Broughton Car Park (Charge) | Directions: Go through Llangennith, passing the Kings Head pub on your right. Carry straight on past houses. At a crossroads, go straight ahead onto Burrows Lane for almost a mile. |
What3Words: sprouting.banks.initiated |
GPS: 51.6097, -4.2889 (SA3 1JP, SS415925)
Llangennith Beach and Broughton
We’ll begin from Broughton Bay Car Park and follow the coast path west to Burry Holms, passing above Blue Pool on the way.
We’ll walk for a while on Llangennith Beach before turning inland through
11:00 Bridgend: Blackmill – Cattle Market car park | Directions: Travel time about 45 minutes: M4: J36 (Sarn Services). Stay in left hand lane. Take 2nd exit (sign-posted Bryncethin A4061) then continue on A4061, sign-posted Nantymoel. After entering Blackmill at bottom of hill, turn left after MURCO garage and before the Fox and Hounds Pub. Follow lane around back of Big Bites Café & turn left to cross river bridge to enter Blackmill Cattle Market Car Park. | Google Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/NUZ56BmUgoT2 |
Google StreetView: https://goo.gl/maps/qLnyCk89LgA2 |
What3Words: cackling.toads.widen |
GPS: 51.570, -3.540 (CF35 6DR, SS933867)
Blackmill: via St Cein’s Church
The walk will begin with a gradual uphill ascent, lasting approximately 20 minutes but is worth it for the views that open up from the top.
We then follow the Ridgway south, heading towards the
11:00 Oxwich Car Park (Charge) | What3Words: snapper.fastening.typical |
GPS: 51.5577, -4.1635 (SA3 1LS, SS501865)
Oxwich National Nature Reserve
We’ll begin from near the car park entrance. From there we will enter the reserve and follow the path through the dunes to Nicholaston Pill.
We’ll have a stop by the new bridge then follow the
09:30 Ystradfellte (near): Blaen Llia Car Park | What3Words: already.glossed.agreed |
GPS: 51.836, -3.558 (CF44 9JD, SN927164)
Walk along Sarn Helen and summit of Fan Nedd
11:00 Pontneddfechan: On road outside Angel Inn (park in bays along main road) | What3Words: miles.decisions.snappy |
GPS: 51.756, -3.595 (SA11 5NR, SN900075)
We will start the walk through the village and firstly visit the cascade.
We will then walk up a steep incline, (with handrail), heading towards Sgwd yr Eira but will turn off and head downhill to
11:00 Pontardawe/Rhyd-y-fro: Off-road parking area | Directions: Take A474 north to Rhyd-y-fro. Turn left uphill by the Travellers Well pub and drive about 2 miles up the mountain road in the direction of Bettws/Ammanford. | What3Words: hurtles.plant.festivity | GPS: 51.7534, -3.8993 (SA8 4RT, SN689077)
Upper Cwm Clydach Way
A wonderful mountain and riverside walk around the upper part of the Cwm Clydach Way. We cross Mynydd Carn Llechart to the Bronze Age stone circle, before descending to Pont Llechart. Then
10:00 Craig-cefn-parc: RSPB Reserve Car Park | Directions: Head north on A4067 to Clydach then take the road to Craig-cefn-parc. After passing the New Inn (on the right), bear left to cross the bridge and immediately turn right into the long narrow parking area. | What3Words: manage.mole.hospitals | GPS: 51.70664, -3.907403 (SA6 5SU, SN682026)
A beautiful walk along the Lower Clydach River and through the RSPB Reserve to Cathelyd Uchaf. Return via the Reserve.
11:00 Brynamman: Black Mountain Quarries: Car Park east of road | Directions: From Pontardawe, head north on A474 to Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen then go right on A4069 to pass through Brynamman and continue uphill on A4069 for 3.5 miles. Car Park is on the right of the road. | What3Words: reviews.insect.resonated | GPS: 51.853, -3.842 (SA19 9PA, SN732187)
Y Mynydd Du (The Black Mountain)
A fascinating walk amongst the ruins of the historic limestone quarries of Mynydd Du. Then down to and along the mountain road, before returning by climbing gently to the lower northern slopes with