Walking News

Cadair Idris – 10th November 2019

After a pleasant evening and overnight stop in Dolgellau, we set out on a beautiful sunny morning to the start of the southern route to Cadair Idris – The Minffordd path.  A dusting of snow had fallen the afternoon before and highlighted all the gullies on the hills. The initial part of the path climbs […]

Llangunllo to Knighton Saturday 14th September 2019

After meeting and parking the cars at Knighton station, we took a short but pleasant journey of 20 mins to Llangunllo halt which must be one of the most scenic lines in the country . We set off in good weather  into Llangunllo village then a steep climb going south onto Pitch Hill, then across […]

Mortimer Forest, Herefordshire – Sunday 13th October

Originally was going to walk in the Elan Valley, but forecast pretty wet so this was ‘Plan B’. Parked at Vinall’s car park and headed SSW through the forest, across the common above Richard’s Castle and made our way anti-clockwise back to car park.  Although was a misty, drizzly start, it did stop raining, so […]

Black Mountains – 18th August 2019

A great circular walk on the Black Mountains. Starting from Capel-Y-Fin we headed NW up the valley, which is really pretty. Once on the top and at the ridge edge, we had good views into Mid-Wales. Quick detour to take in Twmpa (Lord Hereford’s Knob) and then back down and westwards along the ridge to […]