SATURDAY MAY 9th
WILDERNESS WALK, TRAIN RIDE
FREE WREXHAM LAGER
15 miles CHALLENGING
including Train Fare
8.00am to start at 8.30am
Cottage Tea Room & Bistro
5 Castle Street,
Llangollen LL20 8NY
ON ROUTE: we start the long steady climb (known locally as Heart Attack Hill) out of the Dee Valley on to the moorland wilderness with wide reaching views (weather permitting). Underfoot the paths are generally good.
STURDY WATERPROOF FOOTWEAR: is strongly advised
FOOD: bring drinks, snacks / packed lunch enough for a full day out
WEATHER: keep an eye on the weather in the days leading-up to the walk, a waterproof jacket and trousers are recommended
DOGS: are welcome; however, the owner(s) must take care of their dog's every need(s) and (as it is lambing time and ground nesting birds are still on their nests) dogs must be kept on a lead. If more than one dog on this walk you may be asked to keep them separate and away from other walkers who may not like dogs.
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Join Mike (0758 184 12 10), our experienced, qualified Walking Group Leader, trained Mountain Leader, Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB Guide and NORTH EAST WALES Tourism Ambassador.
And YES - there is a FREE Wrexham Lager at the finish.
We meet at the
Cottage Tea Room & Bistro
5 Castle Street.
Sign-in 8.00am where you can enjoy a tea, coffee and snacks before the off.
Start at 8.30am - This walk starts with a steepish climb, four stiles in quick succession then a long gradual climb out of the valley however, there is only one other noticeable short climb other on the route.
We take-in some of most important and sensitive upland, moorland wilderness in North Wales offering wide reaching views of the Llantysilio and Berwyn Mountains, River Dee Valley, Clwydian Range and Snowdonia.
Our trek takes us 15 miles to Corwen (or Carrog depending on whether the track repairs are completed) Steam Railway Station to catch the Steam Train back to Llangollen.
You'll have a 30 to 50 minute nostalgic ride, you can just sit-back and watch the beautiful Dee Valley and river go by.
We aim to finish back in Llangollen where you will collect your: FREE WREXHAM LAGER and certificate of achievement.
FREE CLIF BAR at the start.
PACKED LUNCH -
If you require a PACKED LUNCH for this walk Cottage Tea Room & Bistro are happy to prepare it for you.
Please contact them on
01978 860393 the day before this walk.
This walk is sponsored by
Guided Walking Holidays
and Short Breaks in the UK
Secret Hills Walking
this walk is supported by
* There have been ongoing track repairs between Corwen and Carrog, it may transpire that on the day we will return from Carrog and not Corwen.