Bill's Walks (January -June 2020)

Wednesday 15th January

A 7 mile walk from Glyndyfrdwy.  Meet at 9.45 for a 10.00 start from the large lay-by on the right as you enter Glyndyfrdwy on the A5 from Llangollen (LL21 9HL  Grid Ref SJ 158425).  No dogs please.  Grade C.


Wednesday 19th February
An 8 mile walk from the car park at the Ceiriog Centre on the B4500 in Glyn Ceiriog (LL20 7HE  Grid Ref SJ 204379).  Meet at 9.45 for a 10.00 start.  No dogs please.  Grade C.

DirectionsTake the B4500 west from Chirk along the Ceiriog Valley through Pontfadog and into Glyn Ceiriog.  The Visitor Centre is on the right of the B4500 (New Road) as you come into the village.


Wednesday 18th March
A 6 mile walk from Llansilin up the Gyrn meeting in the car park in Llansilin at 9.45 for a 10.00 start (SY10 7QD  Grid Ref SJ 209280).  No dogs please.  Grade C.

DirectionsApproaching Llansilin from the east along the B4580, go through the village past the Wynnstay Inn and the car park is about 200 metres further along on the left.


Wednesday 15th April
A 7 mile walk from Llangollen meeting opposite the Bridge End Hotel at 9.45 for a 10.00 start (LL20 8RY  Grid Ref SJ 214422).  No dogs please.  Grade C.

Directions - Coming from Wrexham, The Bridge End Hotel is opposite the left turn to the bridge over the river and just before the station.  Driving from Wrexham on the A539, go past the large Health Centre on the left as you come into Llangollen and about 400 metres further along and just before the Ponsonby Arms, turn left into the long-stay (pay and display) car park (LL20 8RY Grid Ref SJ 217421).  Alternatively, there is another long-stay car park over the river in East Street that charges the same but warning - the big car park in Market Street is now for short stays and charges twice as much (£7 for the day)!


Wednesday 20th May
A 7 mile walk from Llangynog meeting in the main car park in Llangynog at 9.45 for a 10.00 start (SY10 0EX  Grid Ref SJ 053262).  No dogs please.  Grade C.

Directions - From Wrexham, take the A483 (to Oswestry), then the A5.  Turn off the A5 on the Oswestry by-pass on to the A483 (sign posted Welshpool).  Then about 3 miles further south, turn right at the Lynclys Crossroads (by the White Lion Pub) on to the A495.  After about 2 miles continue straight on along the B4396 for about 10 miles to Penybontfawr.  Here, bear right on to the B4391 for about 3 miles into Llangynog.  Keep right by the church on to Berwyn Street and the car park is about 50 metres along on the right.


Saturday 6th June - Sunday 14th June       WREXHAM WALKING FESTIVAL


Wednesday 17th June
An 8 mile walk from the (pay and display) car park at Bwlch Penbarras (CH7 5SH  Grid Ref SJ 160606) (the top car park for Moel Famau).  Meet at 9.45 for a 10.00 start.  No dogs please.  Grade C. 

Directions - Drive out of Mold on the A494 (Ruthin) road.  Go through Gwernymynydd, past Loggerheads Country Park and about ¾ mile further on, turn right (signposted Moel Famau).  Keep going up the narrow lane for 2 miles past the lower car park and toilets and up to the top (pay and display) car park.


All walks are grade C, include inclines and require a good level of fitness.

For more information on the walks, please email - billstephens@billstephens.force9.co.uk


 

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