Full details of events in the next month or so are listed below. If you want to see what is in the pipeline, check the latest Event Programme Summary.

Event Guidelines

  • Booking is required for some events and numbers attending may be limited, so please book early, and if you then cannot attend, remember to cancel by phoning the relevant event leader.
  • If you have any questions about a particular event please contact the appropriate leader for that event.
  • Non-members are welcome to attend our events, we of course hope they will enjoy making new friendships with like-minded people and become members.
  • Dogs are not usually allowed on events, unless specifically indicated as dogs welcome.
  • Contact our Event Co-ordinator, Ian Pattinson (via the Contact page) for further general information or suggestions for future events.

7 Sept 2017: A walk around Llys Y Fran

DETAILS: A 6.5-mile circular walk (or just do as much as you want to …) around Llys Y Fran reservoir in the capable hands of Margaret Sandland. This walk will provide a chance to experience the beautiful wildlife and bird watching in the wooded surrounds of the reservoir, and enjoy picturesque views of the nearby Preseli hills. We will have a self-provided picnic at one of the magical rest spots. One of the many highlights will be the walk below the spectacular 100 ft high dam!

TIMINGS AND MEETING POINT: The walk will start at 10:00am from the Cafeteria by the Main Entrance Car Park (SA63 4RR). Note there is a car parking charge.

No need to book, bring a picnic. Well-behaved dogs allowed.

CONTACT: Margaret Sandland (01437 731163) or Ian Pattinson (01239 821631)

28 Sept 2017: Nevern – The Historic Church and Norman Castle

DETAILS: A unique chance to see and hear about Nevern church, its surrounds and the Norman Castle which stands over it. To be followed by a short walk for those who want to partake.

Steve Watkins will take you back through the history of the beautiful Nevern church, including the Ogham script found on stones, the beautifully carved Celtic Cross and the pilgrims’ cross, before we explore the Norman motte and bailey castle and expose the secrets of its brief but turbulent history. After a picnic in the castle those who wish to can partake of a short walk in the surrounding woods and river banks.

TIMINGS AND MEETING POINT: Meet inside Nevern church at 10:30am.

No need to book, bring a picnic. Well-behaved dogs for afternoon walk only.

CONTACT: Ian Pattinson (01239 821631)

14 October 2017: Friends’ AGM – Tenby

DETAILS: The detailed timings are to follow but please note the date in your diaries. The formal business concluded, we have arranged for Marion Davies, a Wales Blue Badge Guide and Tenby expert, to give us an exclusive ‘Story of Tenby’ walk around this wonderful seaside town and its dominant walls.

TIMINGS AND MEETING POINT: AGM Start time to follow (probably 10:00) at the Giltar Hotel (SA70 7DU). There are public car parks very close to the Giltar and very limited on-road parking.

CONTACT: Steve Drinkwater (01437 710009)