Llandudno, North Wales Sunday 26th June 2016

Today’s Walk Strenuous Leader: Carole Rankin   Distance: 10.0 miles This varied walk will need a good pace. From Llandudno we head via Happy Valley and St. Tudno’s Church to the top of the Great Orme hopefully for great views. Descending down to Conwy Sands on The Monk’s Path and the North Wales Path. Then across to Penrhyn-side via Bryniau …

Chirk, Clwyd, Wales Sunday 29th March 2015

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Carole Rankin   Distance: approx. 11.5 miles From CP we make our way to the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal. After stopping to take in Thomas Telford’s Chirk Aqueduct we pass through the 420m long Chirk Tunnel (the “Darkie”- a torch would be helpful here). After taking a detour to see the Pretty Gates …

Llangollen, North Wales Sunday 26th October 2014

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Steve Budd   Distance: approx. 11.5 miles Today we are going to the end of the world or more precise, Worlds End. This is a walk I enjoyed and I hope you do too. We leave Llangollen and head north towards Castell Dinas Bran. This is the first of two climbs of the day, you can …

Colwyn Bay, North Wales Sunday 30th March 2014

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Andrew Mayer   Distance: 13 miles Starting from the car and coach park at Eirias Park we head out of the park entrance, crossing the main road, and up the public footpath. Climbing sharply with views of Colwyn Bay behind us heading towards Pen-trefelin with views towards Snowdonia. Continuing onwards towards Pen-trefelin, walking across a mixture …

Loggerheads, North Wales Sunday 5th January 2014

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Andrew Mayer   Distance: 8.5 – 9 miles Leaving Loggerheads car park we head out along the river bank towards Devil’s Gorge. Crossing the river we slowly climb up towards Moel Famau. Working our way round til we reach the top (Jubilee Tower) – 554m/1800ft) where we stop for lunch. From the top we set off …

Llanberis, North Wales Sunday 28th July 2013

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Steve Budd     Distance: approx. 8.5 miles From Llanberis we head out north westerly to Maen-llwyd-isaf, from here to Bwlch y groes (disused quarry) then turning south and up onto Moel Eilio (about 3 miles) our first summit of the day. Then continuing on to Foel Gron, second summit. And finally onto Foel Goch (third …

Ruthin, North Wales Sunday 24th February 2013

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Dag Griffiths   Distance: 10 miles From Ruthin we head in a NE direction to pick footpaths leading to Offa’s Dyke Path. Once on the path our objective is Moel Famau and it’s Jubilee Tower. We continue west for a short while on Offa’s Dyke Path before leaving it for footpaths through Moel Famau Country Park …

Capel Curig/Betws Y Coed, North Wales Sunday 30th September 2012

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Andrew Mayer     Distance: approx. 10 miles Height: 950 ft The walk heads out away from the car park towards Miners Bridge and follows the path towards the National Park. There is a continuous steady climb for about 1 mile through woods and sometimes on a rough path to a height of 780 ft. We …

Loggerheads, North Wales Sunday 8th August 2010

Today’s Walks Moderate Leader: Jackie Gudgeon   Distance: 8 miles A varied walk covering woodland, riverside, quiet lanes, with some lovely views over the surrounding countryside. We start off with a walk along the Leete Path high above the River Alun, passing quarries and caves, before descending towards Cilcain (we might visit Cilcain for lunch if we feel like a …

Llangollen, Wales Sunday 27th September 2009

Today’s Walks Strenuous Leader: Dag Griffiths Distance: 12 miles, total Ascent 840 m Crossing the river and the canal we pick up the Llangollen History Trial which skirts the ruins of Castell Dinas Bran and brings us on to Offa’s Dyke Path. At Trevor Rocks we continue our ascent along the limestone edge of Creigiau Eglwseg which offers stunning views. …