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Walks Around Meifod Guidebook

Walks Around Meifod Guidebook

by: Mike Lister
Situated amid rolling countryside in the beautiful Vyrnwy Valley, Meifod is a very ancient settlement and many of the surrounding hills are topped with earthworks of the Bronze Age and the Roman period. The surrounding hills and woodland have a plethora of footpaths and tracks that are open to the walking public.

This book gives walks for various abilities using a combination of these paths with distances mainly between 4 and 7 miles. Although most of the walks use Meifod as a starting point the villages of Pont Llogel, Pontrobert and Bwlch-y-cibau in and adjacent to the Vyrnwy Valley are also included. There is even a short walk around Meifod village showing a brief history of the principal buildings.

A detailed description and a sketch map enable each walk to be followed without difficulty. Directions to get to the start of each walk are provided, together with distance and estimated time. By using a combination of these walks it is possible to walk from Pont Llogelin in the west of the valley, through the villages of Dolanog, Pontrobert, Meifod and continue tp Bwlch-y-cibau in the east.

The walk locations are:
Pont LLogel to Dolanog - 7.5 miles
Pontrobert to Dolanog circular - 6.5 miles
Pontrobert to Dolobran - 3.5 miles
Ffridd Mathrafal - 4 miles
Meifod to Coed-cowrhyd, Dolobran and Healing Well - 8 miles
Foel, Spout and Clawdd Woods - 7.5 miles
Meifod to Maesmawr via Glyndwr's Way - 7.5 miles
Newbridge river walk from Meifod - 4 miles
Meifod and the River Vyrnwy - 1.5 miles
Allt y Main (Peak Point) - 7 miles
Gallt yr Ancr (Anchorite's Hill) - 2.5 miles
Rhos-y-Glascoed from Meifod - 5 miles
Allt Fawr and Garth Fach - 6.5 miles
Meifod village stroll - 1 mile
Broniarth Hill from Meifod - 3.5 miles
Cobham's Garden from Meifod - 3.5 miles
Pen-y-Foel from Meifod - 4.5 miles
Peniarth from meifod - 6.5 miles
Bwlch-y-Cibau to Coed-y-Capel - 3 miles
Bryngwyn from Bwlch-y-Cibau - 3.5 miles

For a map of the walk locations click the link below the 'Add to Cart' button.

ISBN 9781908748508 Pages 41 (2017) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 5.95