Romans and countrymen

Sunday 19 May, 2024

Romans and countrymen

This is a glorious round in an area which we’ve not fully explored before. Our minibus will take us to Betws y coed, from where we will walk by the riverside, crossing Miners’ Bridge to then follow the old Roman route of Sarn Helen past the old village of Rhiwddolion and over the hill to Pont y Pant, in the Lledr valley. From here we’ll follow the river downstream to Victorian Gethin’s Bridge, to then take a path up the hillside to Llyn Elsi, the lake/reservoir above Betws y coed, from where we’ll return on the main track to the village. The minibus will return us to Trefriw.

Duration:  All day.  Please bring a packed lunch.

Distance:  8 miles / 13 km

Grade:  Moderate, but with a total of 1,500 ft of ascent

Departure time:  09:30 a.m. from Trefriw Village Hall (LL27 0JH, SH781631)
Refreshments will be available in the Hall both before and after your walk. (See ‘our cafe’.)  Please stay and socialise!

Walk Leaders:  Maria Denney & Marianne Siddorn


Click on the map to see the rough location of this walk.


Booking: To book a place, please click on the Eventbrite button below (opens in a new tab).
Booking opens on 15th March.

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

Please note that, although we make no charge for our walks, we do ask for voluntary donations (card preferred, but cash accepted). More details on our funding page.


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