Walk Leader: Sue Hogan
Date: Thursday 28th June 2012 11:00a.m.
Start & finish point: Queen’s Head pub car park, Cwmyoy (SO311221). Post code: NP7 7NE
Distance: Approx 8 miles
Time to walk: Approx 5 hours
Description: A circular walk along quiet paths in the Black Mountains – setting for the book ‘Resistance’ written by local author Owen Sheers. The film of the book was recorded in and around the area. We will be visiting the beautiful church at Cwmyoy with its leaning tower, the Darren cliffs, a commemorative stone and an ancient hill fort passing old farms on the way. We should have great views of the hills around Abergavenny, the Black Mountains and Llanthony valley. (Please note there are no toilets on this walk.)
Terrain: A moderate walk with one steep slope, several stiles, some rough ground and possible muddy paths. Short stretches of lane and minor road walking.
For your rucksack: £1 for parking. A packed lunch. (Food will be available after the walk at a real country pub. Please advise at time of booking this walk if you wish to eat).
Price: £5 per ticket