Monday, 14 October 2013

Upcoming Walks in Conwy

Just a quick reminder of some of Cerdded Conwy's upcoming walks:

Wednesday 16th October
Upland Lakes of the Gwydir Forest
This walk visits the many secluded lakes set high up in the Gwydir Forest. From them we can enjoy views of mighty Moel Siabod and the distance peaks of the Snowdon Horseshoe.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Distance: 6km/4m
Meet: 9.45am Llyn Sarnau car park.
Start: 10.00am
GR: SH 778 592
Bookings: Gill Scheltinga 07901628367 /

Saturday 19th October
Capel Garmon Circular
Enjoy a pleasant walk from Betws y Coed up to Capel Garmon village through pretty countryside.
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 12km/7.5m
Meet: 9.45am Betws y Coed station car park.
Start: 10:00am
GR: SH 795 565
Bookings: Doreen White 01492 573727

Sunday 20th October
Royal Courts of Abergwyngregyn
Follow the pleasantly easy path up to Aber falls in the company of local historian who has been involved in recent archaeological digs. Hear about the royal courts of Aber and the importance of Aber valley in ancient times.
There are cafes open for refreshments and a chat after the walk.
Please note this walk is a Llanfairfechan/Penmaenmawr Rotary Charity Walk for Polio Plus. Donations will be most welcome to help eliminate Polio in the World.
Duration: 2-3 hours
Distance: 6km/4m
Meet: 11.45am car park left of the bus shelter, Abergwyngregyn.
Start: 12 noon
GR: SH 655 728
Bookings: No booking required

Sunday 20th October
Creigiau Gleision and Llyn Cowlyd
Creigiau Gleision is a rather secluded summit, being separated from the rest of the Carneddau by Llyn Cowlyd. The mountain is a double topped (most southerly 678m/2224 ft, most northerly 634m/2080ft) and reaching it involves a number of ups and downs along the way, but affords splendid views in all directions, northwards to the coast, down the Ogwen Valley and Mymbyr Valley towards Snowdon.
From Creigiau Gleision we will descend to Llyn Cowlyd, Snowdonia’s deepest lake. The return journey is a romp back to Capel Curig across moors.
Duration: 5-6 hours
Distance: 15.5km/9.5m
Meet: 9.00am car park behind Joe Brown’s, Capel Curig.
Start: 9.15am
GR: SH 721 581
Bookings: Sue Hibbert: 01352 711648
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