Swansea Ramblers Group
From Coast to Moor (Llanrhidian Circular).
Leader, Zetta Flew.
26th June 2010
Leader Zetta Flew.
Leaving behind Llanrhidian and the church.
Zetta takes everyone along the Marsh Road.
Weobley Castle in the sunshine (Copyright Alan Bailey).
On the marsh road with Weobley Castle in the distance.
Turning inland at Aberlogin.
First stile to negotiate (Copyright Alan Bailey).
North Gower marshlands and Whitford Point behind us.
Need to walk the busy road to the next footpath.
Climbing to Llanellan through interesting woods
More climbing but worth it for the views.
Tea stop with a wonderful panorama (Copyright Alan Bailey).
There's Llanrhidian Church in the distance.
Cil Ifor hill fort across the valley.
An orchid on Welshmoor (Copyright Alan Bailey).
Lots of Orchids.
Orchids seem to be thriving despite the dry conditions.
Arrived at the pond (Copyright Alan Bailey).
Lots of damselflies about.
...lots of dragonflies (Copyright Alan Bailey).
and another one!.
Heading for Cilibion and Llethryd (Copyright Alan Bailey).
Everyone enjoyed Welshmoor.
Joining the bridleway.
Rhododendrons add colour to the route.
Zetta leads group down a path that we cleared after being blocked for many years .
Summer growth is nothing compared to the jungle we cleared (Copyright Alan Bailey).
This path ends at Llethryd but a public access agreement allows us to explore the plantation.
Llethryd is a wonderful bluebell wood in early summer.
Leaving the Gower Way at Prysg.
Climbing Cil Ifor.
Wonderful panorama here (Copyright Alan Bailey).
Time for a tea stop by the trig point.
There's Llanellan where we had the first tea stop.
Descending Cil Ifor with views of Llanrhidian (Copyright Alan Bailey).
There's the church and journey's end.
Crossed the main road - now on the final stretch.
Reached the village.
...and into the pub to thank the landlord for the parking.
Terry buying welcome rehydration.
Peter, Anita and Catherine relaxing in the beer garden.
Alan and Maureen enjoying refreshments.
This vehicle in the car park must have been insured with the Hay Hay!.
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