The goings on in and around Bridgend

Monthly Archives: July 2011

Doris the Duck


Doris the Duck, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

The Bridgend Duck Race Sat 30 July 12 - 2pm will kick start this year's summer events programme: Over the Bridge Under the Skin.


Wild Whiskey

Scrwd yr Eira Waterfall

Scrwd yr Eira Waterfall


A walk around Penderyn area with a tipple. This is a free guided walk, Tuesday 13th September, start time: 10.15am, Starting Point: Lay-by near Penderyn Whiskey, Aberdare. CF44 0SX Grid Ref: SN 950 083, Duration: 5 hours, Distance: 7 miles / 11 km. Further Info. Walking boots, waterproofs and a packed lunch essential. This walk forms part of the Wales Valleys Walking Festival 2011 Tel: 01443 838632 for enquiries email: walkingfestival@thevalleys.co.uk Click Here to download the leaflet. Why not join our Facebook group: search for Wales Valleys Walking Festival Group.

 

In the Footsteps of the Chartists

Breathtaking views of Blaenau Gwent

Breathtaking views of Blaenau Gwent


This circular walk will follow part of the route takes by the Nantyglo Chartists during the Chartist uprising of 1839. This is a free guided walk, Sunday 18th September, start time: 10.00am, starting point: Gwesty Bach Pub, Brynmawr. NP23 4AJ Grid Ref: SO 1915 1175, Duration: 6 hours, Distance: 7 miles / 11 km. This walk forms part of the Wales Valleys Walking Festival 2011 Tel: 01443 838632 for enquiries email: walkingfestival@thevalleys.co.uk Click Here to download the leaflet. Why not join our Facebook group: search for Wales Valleys Walking Festival Group


Joseph Parry's Cottage


Joseph Parry's Cottage, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

A circular route from Merthyr Tydfil College car park including Merthyr Ironworks. Joseph Parry’s Cottage and the Trevithick Trail. This is a free guided walk, Saturday 17th September, start time: 10.00am, starting point: Merthyr College Car Park, Merthyr Tydfil. CF48 1AR Grid Ref: SO 047 059, Duration: 6 hours, Distance: 12 miles / 19 km. This walk forms part of the Wales Valleys Walking Festival 2011 Tel: 01443 838632 for enquiries email: walkingfestival@thevalleys.co.uk  Click Here to download the leaflet. Why not join our Facebook group: search for Wales Valleys Walking Festival Group.


Ynystawe / Clydych Walk

Ynystawe / Clydych.