Category Archives: 2015 Archive

Trefriw’s Two Lakes – 2015

Friday 15th May 2015

Trefriw’s Two Lakes

A fabulous locals’ walk from the village visiting Llyn Geirionydd and Llyn Crafnant, through indigenous woodland, past abandoned mines and places of poetry. The walk makes the most of well graded ex-miners tracks. It has a long and a short version; a choice will be made on the day. Led by Mike Raine, author of the  ‘Nature of Snowdonia‘.

Duration: Morning up to 3 hrs.

Distance: up to 10km / 6.6 miles

Moderate

Discovering Nature around Cors Bodgynydd – 2015

Sunday 17th May 2015

Discovering Nature around Cors Bodgynydd
A walk through and around Cors Bodgynydd Nature Reserve in the foothills of the Carneddau. Discover the special biodiversity of the area and how it is being managed. With an option of a short climb to viewpoints looking back over the reserve with extensive views to the Glyders. A leisurely pace with some rough and short steep sections. The ground will be wet in places. Good boots recommended.

Duration: Afternoon 3 hrs walking

Distance: 15km / 3 miles

Meet: 12.15pm for 12.30pm start from Trefriw Village Hall to car share to Cyffty mine car park (OSGR 772 588)
Start: 12.30pm

Easy/Moderate

Please ensure that you have read the booking information and conditions
 before you attend any walks.

Geology of Snowdonia – 2015

Sunday 17th May 2015

Geology of Snowdonia

This walk will introduce you to the outline of the geology of Snowdonia, a story of violent volcanoes, colliding tectonic plates and massive grinding glaciers. No previous knowledge of geology necessary. The leader will be Paul Gannon author of the Rock Trails series of guidebooks to geology and scenery.

Duration: All day 4 – 5 hrs

Distance: 8km / 5 miles

Meet: 10.15am for 10.30am start from Trefriw Village Hall

Start: 10.30am

Moderate

Please ensure that you have read the booking information and conditions
before you attend any walks.

Two Churches and a Chapel – 2015

Saturday 16th May 2015

Two Churches and a Chapel

Full – No More Bookings Please

From the meeting point we will take a minibus to Gwydir Castle and walk back to Trefriw on the hillside above the Conwy Valley. During the walk visits will be made to Gwydir Chapel, Llanrychwyn Church and St Mary’s Church, Trefriw. There are good views of the Conwy Valley and the main Snowdonia ranges.

Duration: All day 5 – 6 hrs walking

Distance: 10km / 6.5 miles

Meet: 10.15am in Trefriw Village Hall to catch minibus to Gwydir Castle

Start: 10.30am

Moderate

Please ensure that you have read the booking information and conditions
 before you attend any walks.

Woodland Dog Walk – 2015

Friday 15th May 2015

Woodland Dog Walk

Bring your dog (on a lead) and together explore the upland tracks of Coed Creigiau in the company of a Forestry Ranger. The woods rise sharply out of Trefriw so some paths are steep. Lovely views of lakes and mountains at the top.
Duration: Evening 2hrs

Distance: 3.6km / 2.5 miles

Meet:

5.45pm in Gower Road car park Trefriw for 6.00pm start

Start: 6.00pm

Easy/Moderate

Please ensure that you have read the booking information and conditions
before you attend any walks.