Fancy a walk (or two). Then you're in luck
as the 7 annual Valleys walking festival kicks off this
weekend. 38 walks in total almost every inch of the
Southern Wales Valleys. There are walks of varying lengths
and difficulty so there should be one suitable for you, even if
it's only the ¼ mile stroll around Bryngarw Park.
Slightly more challenging walks include the Delights of the Darran
Valley walk, the Dicover the Llynfi Valle walk and the intriguingly
named Cider with Kevin walk. I have no idea who Kevin is but
the cider bit seems enough of a reason to give this walk a
Then there's the mighty 26 mile Sirhowy Valley Walk. Follow
the valley's ridgeway and floor through 3 counties in south-east
Wales. From the hilltop commons you can, on a good day (which
I'm sure it will be!) enjoy panoramic views over the Bristol
Channel and North to the Brecon Beacons.
All walks are led by experienced guide so you needn't worry about
More information on the festival and its walks is here.