Distance 01 – 05 Miles

History and Natural History of Blorenge


Walk Leader: Steve Smith Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Date: Tuesday 22nd October 2013 09:30a.m.

Start & finish point: Pen-ffordd-goch pond (Keeper’s Pond) car park. (SO254107).

Distance: Approx 5 miles

Time to walk: Approx 4.5 hours

Description: A moderate walk with the theme of local industrial history, natural history and land management issues. Starting at Keeper’s Pond, we walk over heather moorland via Foxhunter car park to the summit of Blorenge Mountain. We then descend into the Punchbowl and thereafter contour the lower hillside along Hills tram road toward Garndyrys Forge. From the forge we continue on Hills tram road until the short accent back to Keeper’s Pond.

Terrain: Moderate walk with several stiles and inclines.

For your rucksack: A packed lunch and a drink.

Price: £5 per ticket

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A Short Walk to a Welsh Castle


Walk Leader: Phil Brabon, Shirenewton Local History Society

Date: Tuesday 22nd October 2013 18:00p.m.

Start & finish point: Tredegar Arms, Shirenewton. (ST478936).

Distance: Approx 2.5 miles

Time to walk: Approx 1.5 hours

Description: An evening walk with members of the local history society from the village of Shirenewton to the ruined Dinham Castle with views over the Severn Estuary.

Terrain: Quiet lanes, fields and some stiles.

For your rucksack: A torch.

Price: £3 per ticket

This walk is no longer on sale.