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image for Guided Walk item typeDiscover Nature - Tregaron Walking Club at Gilfach Nature Reserve

Guided Walk, Sat 11 May 2019

Guided Walk

Guided Walk

Details

Gilfach Nature Reserve and the Wye Valley Trail. today's theme 'Nature' will begin in the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust Gilfach Nature Reserve. We will commence by following some of the riverside and woodland footpaths and make our ascent to the summit and viewpoint of Yr Wylorn.

After lunch at the reserve centre we will head towards Tynshimley and from there into the valley of the River Wye. We will follow the river bank upstream to return to the reserve entrance.

An 8 mile Grade A/B (Easy/Moderate) Walk, ascent 850ft/260m, taking about 5 hours.
Meet at Y Talbot 09:30.
Contact Ian Tillotson 01974 298329.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

From March through to August, we try to open the Visitor Centre as often as possible. There are teas and coffees aswell as gifts available for purchase.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 11 May 2019 09:30

Prices

See website for membership details,

Events at this Venue

Address

Rhayader,
Powys,
LD6 5LF

Location

Directions

Plan route to Gilfach Nature Reserve using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 965717  Lat: 52.33404 Long: -3.51966

Follow the A470 between Rhayader and Llangurig. Approximately 3 miles north of Rhayader and 7 miles south of Llangurig there is a well signed road junction to 'St. Harmon and Pantydwr'. The turning is also indicated by Brown Nature Reserve Signs.

Park here at Marteg Bridge and walk around the reserve on the Nature Trail, or visit the Nature Discovery Centre by driving on through the reserve for ½mile before turning right (just before a cattle grid) onto a narrow road. Follow it down over the river and up the hill to the small car park. Trails are waymarked and link the various parts of the reserve to the visitor centre.

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

From March through to August, we try to open the Visitor Centre as often as possible. There are teas and coffees aswell as gifts available for purchase.