12 THE MILL RACE Talgarth Ten Mile Fun Run

The route winds for ten miles around the catchment of the Mill's River Ellywe and takes in breathtaking views of the Wye valley and the Balck Mountains. More than half of the route is off road - crossing the spectacular common at Rhos Fawr (the route's highest point is 300m above the Mill) and the beautiful forest track through Park Wood.
Walkers, joggers, fun runners, and more serious racers are all welcome.

Additional Info

  • Start Point The Talgarth Mill Forecourt
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 10.00
  • Map Ref SO 154 338
  • Cost £10
  • Maximum No 150
  • Grade 4
  • Distance 16km / 10miles
  • Ascent 300m / 975ft
£10.00
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13 WALK Castle Dinas Circular with Rob Hughes and Avril Barnes

A walk from Talgarth through woods and across the fields to Castell Dinas. Avril Barnes (formerly of the National Park) will describe the history of this Iron Age / Norman Castle. Return to Talgarth via a common and Penyrwrlodd Burial Chamber.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Main Car Park
  • Walk Leader Rob Hughes
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 10.30-15.00
  • Map Ref SO 153 337
  • Cost £8.00
  • Maximum No 16
  • Grade 3
  • Distance 12km / 8 miles
  • Ascent 260m / 850ft
  • Packed Lunch Bring your own
  • Dogs No
£8.00
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14 WALK Three Commons Overlooking the Wye with Jen Rees

This walk gives panoramic views of the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, Begwns and the Epynt. It goes to Brechfa, Llandefalle and Llangoed Commons: remote and wild, big skies, skylarks, sheep, ponies, sometimes red kites, and interesting plants.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Main Car Park for lifts to the start
  • Walk Leader Jen Rees
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 10.00-15.00
  • Map Ref SO 153 337
  • Cost £8.00
  • Maximum No 12
  • Grade 3
  • Distance 12km / 8 miles
  • Ascent 250m / 800ft
  • Packed Lunch Bring your own
  • Dogs Yes - on leads
£8.00
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15 WALK Restoring Local Ancient Woodlands with Jed Needs

Discover how an ancient woodland is being managed by a local community group and the Woodland Trust. The wood is above Talgarth, and is alive with the songs and chatter of birds, including the nationally rare redstarts and pied flycatchers. It has an abundance of butterflies and woodland flowers.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Town Hall
  • Walk Leader Jed Needs
  • Host Talgarth Woodland Group
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 12.30-15.30
  • Map Ref SO 154 338
  • Cost £5.00
  • Maximum No 16
  • Grade 2
  • Distance 6km / 4 miles
  • Ascent 200m / 650ft
  • Packed Lunch No
  • Dogs Yes - on leads
£5.00
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16 WALK Local Gardens with David Beven

The walk starts out of the town (transport provided) and will visit a number of local gardens varying in size, style and age. We will take a break for lunch, and tea will be provided at the end of the walk.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Main Car Park for minibus to the start
  • Walk Leader David Beven
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 11.00-16.00
  • Map Ref SO 153 337
  • Cost £8.00 including tea
  • Maximum No 16
  • Grade 2
  • Distance 6.5km / 4miles
  • Ascent 170m / 550ft
  • Packed Lunch Bring your own
  • Dogs No
£8.00
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17 Outdoor Photography with Tony Bennett

An opportunity to improve your photography with instruction from a prize winning photographer, Tony Bennett. Whatever your skill levels are, Tony will help you capture that perfect shot. The route will take you up to Pwyll y Wrach nature reserve where the bluebells, hopefully, will be in flower.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Main Car Park
  • Walk Leader Tony Bennett
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 10.00-13.00
  • Map Ref SO 153 337
  • Cost £8.00
  • Maximum No 16
  • Grade 1
  • Distance 3km / 2miles
  • Ascent 50m / 160ft
  • Packed Lunch Bring your own
  • Dogs No
£8.00
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18 WALK Restoring the local salmon and wildlife with Simon Evans of Wye and Usk Foundation

Learn how the Wye and Usk Foundation is improving local rivers for the elusive salmon, the indigenous and rare white clawed crayfish and otters. See the plans for improving the River Ennig in Talgarth and reducing flood risks to the town. Walk along the Llynfi to see how restoration schemes are increasing the wildlife.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Square (Wye and Usk Foundation's offices)
  • Walk Leader Simon Evans (Director of Wye and Usk Foundation)
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 10.30-15.30
  • Map Ref SO 154 338
  • Cost £8.00
  • Maximum No 16
  • Grade 2
  • Distance 13km / 8miles
  • Ascent 200m / 650ft
  • Packed Lunch Bring your own
  • Dogs Yes - on leads
£8.00
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19 WALK Dipping Pools and a Mountain Chapel with Barbara Prosser

This stroll is for those who like to be in the hills but cannot walk far or fast. We drive to Rhos Fawr Common in the foothills of the Black Mountains and we walk below the escarpment along ancient tracks to visit the Dipping Pools and Penyrheol Chapel. There should be good views over the Wye Valley.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Main Car Park for lifts to the start.
  • Walk Leader Barbara Prosser
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 13.30-16.30
  • Map Ref SO 153 337
  • Cost £8.00 with light refreshments and a tour of the chapel
  • Maximum No 16
  • Grade 2
  • Distance 4km / 2.5miles
  • Ascent 80m / 255ft
  • Packed Lunch No
  • Dogs No
£8.00
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20 WALK Talgarth WW1 Food and Foraging with Jan Shivel

A foraging walk along Talgarth byways taking in old orchard sites, nettle and wild garlic patches, with information about food in Talgarth in WW1, finishing with a frugal but filling tea including Trench cake as sent to the soldiers in the trenches.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth War Memorial near Talgarth Square
  • Walk Leader Jan Shivel
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 11.00 - 16:30
  • Map Ref SO 154 338
  • Cost £8.00 including tea
  • Maximum No 16
  • Grade 2
  • Distance 6km / 4 miles
  • Ascent Ascent: 0
  • Packed Lunch Bring your own
  • Dogs No
£8.00
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21 Children's Treasure Hunt with Ellis and Steph Peters

Come and join us for fun and games including a treasure hunt, on the ancient hill fort of Castell Dinas, reputedly Wales’ and England's highest castle. We’ll have a picnic, enjoy the stunning views and search for treasure. All children (aimed at 5 – 11 year olds) must be accompanied by a parent/adult, who will need to be responsible for their own children at all times.

There are rocky outcrops, stone walls and some steep sections and drops, but nothing too scary! There are no toilets on the walk. Please wear suitable warm and waterproof outdoor gear and sensible footwear. Bring along a picnic, drink and anything necessary for a trip to the hills.

Additional Info

  • Start Point Talgarth Main Car Park for minibus to the start
  • Walk Leader Ellis Peters
  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Time 11.45 – 14.00
  • Map Ref SO 153 337
  • Cost £4.00 per child plus 1 adult
  • Maximum No 9 children plus 9 adults
  • Grade 1
  • Distance 1.5km / 1 mile
  • Ascent 75m/250ft
  • Packed Lunch Bring your own
  • Dogs No
£4.00
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