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Guided Walk, Sun 17 Mar 2019, free entry

The Blorenge

The Blorenge


Merthyr Road,

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Sun 17 Mar Climb To The Heights To See The Past


For this Monmouthshire Countryside Service walk please bring suitable clothing and footwear, your own packed lunch and a drink. Assistance dogs only please. There is no charge for this activity.

Walk Route: This walk is from Llanfoist up onto the Blorenge via Hill’s Tramway and the old Iron works at Garn Ddyrys, then on past an old coal mine and a WW2 resistance site and finally back down via the picturesque "Punchbowl".

Access: Two steep slopes and a few stiles.

Duration: Approximately 4.5 hours

Miles: 9

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 17 Mar 2019 10:00
Meet at the Llanfoist Crossing Car Park. Pass through Llanfoist Village on the B4246 towards Govilon. Just before you leave the village, turn right along a tarmac lane, signposted “Village Hall.” Llanfoist Crossing Car Park (SO 286 133) is immediately on your left. Postcode NP7 9LP.
Llanfoist can be reached by bus. Contact https://www.traveline.info/ for more information. Tel 08712 002 233 daily between 7.00am and 9.00pm. Text 84268.


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Map reference: SO 286133  Lat: 51.81377 Long: -3.03692

Parking: free