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9 November 2017: Birds at Bosherston Lily Ponds

Details: Winter is on its way and the migratory birds are preparing to leave. This is the last chance of the year to wander around the ponds on the lookout for them. Sturdy footwear is highly recommended. Well behaved dogs on lead allowed.

Timings and Meeting Point: 10:30 in the public car park at the lakes. (Not 10:00 as previously advertised). To approx. 13:00 to 13:30, weather and route dependant.

Lunch: If is a boiling hot day(!) then bring a picnic. But, if for some reason it is overcast, wet and a bit chilly then you might prefer to warm up again with a nice pint and warm food at the St Govan’s Country Inn on completion.

Info from you: Ian Pattinson needs to know approximate numbers for lunch, to avoid disappointment. Please call him on 01239 821631 by 7 November.

Lead Organiser: Margaret Sandland (01437 731163) for the walk and Ian Pattinson (for the lunch).

 

14 October 2017: Friends’ AGM – Tenby

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)

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)

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)