Please consider coming to.. Lend your support at our Volunteer Working Day at Cwm Porth on 5th October – the more the merrier; and/or our Geology Day on 12th October with Alan Bowring of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority – a great opportunity to learn more about the geology of the Brecon Beacons to pass … Read moreSWOAPG Volunteer Day & Geology Workshop Reminder
Please join other SWOAPG members for this all-day workshop (classroom morning and hill-based afternoon), looking at how the hills near Cribarth are linked to the Sea, with Alan Bowring of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. Possible content: Carboniferous Limestone – variety of units within it reflecting changing original marine depositional environments between 360 and 330 million years ago. Subsequent expansion of coastal … Read moreGeology Workshop 12 October
Please come and join us if you can for part or the whole of the day on 5 October, to help Brecon Beacons National Park Authority with work that needs doing around Porth yr Ogof. Most of the work is above ground, so just old clothes and waterproofs plus wellies and gloves are required. Helmets … Read moreSWOAPG Volunteer Day at Cwm Porth, 5 Oct
See message below from Savage Adventures: On the 23/09/18 if conditions allow we will be working with the Weightlifting Wales and GB Paralympic team. The aim is to undertaking a gorge walking session on the Sychryd however the whole aim of the activity is to get 1 disabled Paralympic athlete through as a breaking boundaries … Read moreSychryd Gorge wheelchair challenge 23 Sep
See below from BBNPA: Dear all Please find attached details of our community open day at the Gunpowder Works this Saturday from 2pm to 6pm. The afternoon will be based at Pontneddfechan Village Hall, one of the Gunpowder Works’ original buildings. The event highlights include: – Free Gunpowder Ale beer tasting! – Site tours with … Read moreGunpowder Works Community Open Day – Saturday 8th September!
Due to the replacment of overhead power lines by National Grid, a number of Public Rights of Way have been closed around the Heads of the Valleys area. This includes the approach path to Ogof Clogwyn, which is closed until 21 Sep. Thanks Peter Sheppard for this heads-up.
Morlais quarry will be closed to climbing on 11, 12 & 25 Sep due to filming taking place for the BBC. The area being used for filming is shown in the attached picture. Thanks to Steffan Davies and Joe Lewis for passing on this information.
From Brecon Beacons Tourism: Businesses can download the application forms from Brecon Beacons Tourism’s website here and have until 17th of September to submit their applications. We have decided to extend the deadline knowing that is a busy time of year for businesses. Now the Summer holidays have come to an end this could be … Read moreBrecon Beacons Tourism Awards deadline 17 Sep
Brecon Beacons Tourism has asked us to pass on this message to all SWOAPG Members: Our next Brecon Beacons Tourism and Member Meeting will be held on 11th of September, at the The Swan in Hay on Wye. Brecon Beacons Tourism meetings are open to all. 10am – Arrival for coffee and networking with meeting … Read moreBrecon Beacons Tourism Meeting 11 Sep