Events Listing

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You can find general information about our walks programme at the foot of this page (or click here).

Elan Valley Trust walks and other events
In addition to the events listed below, the Elan Valley Trust organises a varied programme of activities. Click here for EVT events.

2017
Sun
9 Apr
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CMS MEMBERS’ WALK
The Pines of Drosgol
Leader: Peter Foulkes
Length: 9 km/ 250m climb (5½ miles / 820′ climb).
At a civilised pace the walk should take about 4½ hours.
Please no dogs as we are in sheep country.
Start time: Meet from 10.15am for a 10.30 start
Start location: Maesnant (Grid Ref SN775880, on Landranger 135 or Explorer 213). Parking can be found in ‘lay bys’ on the track up to Maesnant.
If weather conditions are extreme or there are other queries, phone Peter on 01650 511821


Only about a third of the route is on recognised paths, along with a good helping of purple moor grass. But it is early spring so everybody’s favourite grass should not be quite living up to another of its names – “Disco Grass”.

The walk heads up Hengwm before taking the bridge over the Hyddgen. Then after the first skirmish with “the grass” we take the bridge over the Llechwedd on to the lower slopes of Drosgol. After visiting the “Pines of Drosgol” (often seen in the distance, but not so often visited) the route makes its way to the top of the hill and its two Bronze Age cairns. Weather permitting; the summit should give fine views, notably the whole of Cardigan Bay from Bardsey Island down to Strumble Head. We descend down the hill’s NE ‘ridge’ to pick up the outward bound route, a second ‘dance in the grass’, and the plod back to Maesnant.

ADVANCE NOTICE

Sat
10 Jun
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CMS MEMBERS’ WALK
Monks’ Trod
Leader: Judy Gore

CMS WALKS

  • PARTICIPATION: Participants in these walks must be CMS members for insurance reasons. If you aren’t a member and would like to participate in a CMS walk, please visit the membership page, where you can join on-line, or print a membership form to bring along on the day, with your subscription payment, and give to a Society official.
  • WEATHER: will influence the nature of the walks and may necessitate changes. Please check with leaders beforehand if you have any queries. Suitable walking gear is essential. Bring a packed lunch and drink.
  • DOGS:  Because of livestock, dogs are not permitted on some walks – please contact leader in advance.  When dogs are permitted they should be kept on a lead unless the walk leader agrees otherwise.
  • Walks Programme co-ordinator is Malcolm Tunley 01970 828565 – 30 Maes Ceiro, Bow Street, Ceredigion, SY24 5BG; or use the Contact Form to email Malcolm to offer to lead a walk or field trip, or if you have any general queries about the walks information on this page.