Details: The detailed timings and agenda are in the Calling Notice. Following the formal business and lunch there will be ‘Story of Tenby’ walking tour led by Marion Davies, a Wales Blue Badge Guide and Tenby expert. Note: there is a charge per person for the tour, payable on the day.
Timings and Meeting Point: 10:45 for coffee and biscuits and 11:15 start of the business at the Giltar Hotel, Tenby (SA70 7DU). There are public car parks very close to the Giltar and very limited on-road parking. The afternoon tour will commence from the Giltar at 13:30 and should last for about 90 minutes.
Info from you: If you require lunch, you will need to inform and pay Peter Heard by 7 Oct. See the Calling Notice for more details.
CONTACT: Steve Drinkwater (01437 710009)
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)
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)
DETAILS: This promises to be a really interesting day. Most people are familiar with the fort on St. Catherine’s Island, off the South Beach in Tenby – what was it built to defend against; when was it built; what was it armed with; and what about the people who occupied it?
Come and find out the answers to these questions from Tudor Thomas, the Chair of Tenby Civic Society who will give us an exclusive guided tour of the fort. There will be a nominal £2 per head entrance charge for the fort.
Sturdy footwear for the fort is recommended.
TIMINGS AND MEETING POINT: 10.00am in front of the Dennis Café at the foot of the ramp to Castle Sands.
No need to book.
CONTACT: Ian Pattinson (telephone number: 01239 821631)