Filming at Blaen y Glyn 20-24 June

We have been notified by the BBC that they plan to be filming at Blaen y Glyn Upper car park next Thursday (20th), a Welsh water layby on Friday (21st) and finishing at Blaen y Glyn Upper car park at the end of Friday. On Monday 24th from around 8.30am until around 5.30pm they will … Read more

Lost ring – Blaen y Glyn

The following message is from Dave Grimes at Longtown OLC: “Please could folks be on the lookout for a small gold ring in the vicinity of the footbridge at Blaen y Glyn. Lost afternoon 21st May, contact Longtown if you find it 01873 860225 or dave@longtownoutdoorlearning.co.uk. Thanks!

Paddle UK / Canoe Wales Standards for Deployment

Paddle UK (formerly British Canoeing) has recently published new ‘Standards for Deployment’ for those involved with delivering paddlesport across the UK (see Standards For Deployment | Paddle UK). These include specific guidance for ‘commercial’ providers (see Commercial-Standards-for-Deployment-Policy-April-24-1.pdf) as well as for clubs affiliated to Paddle UK and its national associations (including Canoe Wales). The standards … Read more

Voyeurism at Dinas Rock

We received this message a few days ago (apologies for the delay in sending) – please beware and be prepared to report repeat occurrences to the police… “I was at Dinas rock car park on Monday the 6th of May and had just finished a gorge walk with a friend when one of the instructors … Read more

Sychryd gorge update – trees and dippers

Thanks to Lee Garbett of Quest Adventures for the following updates – PLEASE TAKE NOTE if using the Sychryd Gorge: There are once again Dippers nesting in the old bridge support below Bwa Maen and the ‘jacuzzi’. PLEASE AVOID THIS AREA for the time being by accessing the river above the ‘jacuzzi fall’ rather than … Read more