SWOAPG AGM – book your place now to join the discussion!

We are expecting the South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group AGM on 27 November (6.30pm at Pontneddfechan Village Hall) to include discussions on SWOAPG’s role in three current access issues (as well as the usual AGM business): Access to Loonies’ Leap; Welsh Government Access Reform; and River Wye Glasbury-Hay. Please visit the Event Listing on … Read more

Controlled releases from Ystradfellte reservoir – 2cumecs from 1 Nov for several days

We have received the following message from Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, which might have some effect on Mellte gorge users and PyO cave users over the next few days: “This is notification that we will be releasing a controlled amount of water from Ystrafellte Reservoir commencing on 1st Novemeber 2019 for several days under the … Read more

Friday 2 August: No access to Cwm Porth car park due to urgent tree felling

SWOAPG has received the following urgent message from BBNPA: “Unfortunately the tree contractors were hampered by a few technical issues when they attempted to remove the diseased Ash trees in PYO car park on 19 July, the access platforms that they had brought with them failed to reach the trees needing dismantling! As a result the … Read more

Friday 19 July: No access to Cwm Porth car park or cave entrances due to urgent tree felling

SWOAPG has received the following urgent message from BBNPA: “We have identified some Ash trees above the access path to Porth yr Orgof cave main entrance that have very advanced cases of Chalara die back. The trees are at such an advanced stage of decay that they will need dismantling through the use of specialist … Read more