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Carmarthen and District Ramblers

The Carmarthen and District Ramblers' Group was formed in 1974.  We are a friendly group and are always happy to welcome new members.

As well as local walks in our lovely Carmarthenshire countryside, we travel into Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion, the Gower Peninsula, the Black Mountain, and the Brecon Beacons to enjoy an amazing variety of scenery.  On most programmes we also offer two or three day walking adventures on long distance paths in Wales.  Some members have completed the Dyfi Way, Glyndwr's Way, the Ardudwy Way, the Cotswold Way, and Offa's Dyke National Trail.

We offer one or two walks every weekend.  On the first and third Saturday of the month we usually have a shorter walk, and on most Sundays we enjoy longer walks.  View our Walks Programme for details and join us for a walk!  Walks are open to anyone, including visitors on holiday, and newcomers are especially welcome.  After walking with us a few times you should consider joining the Ramblers to enjoy a range of membership benefits.

Our group membership as of 28 February 2018 is 91 members.

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Next Regular Walk
On Sunday, 19th August, Richard Leggett will lead a 13 mile walk in the Fan Hir area.  Contact Richard on 01267 237126 for further details.   The meeting place is the Priory Street car park at 9:15 a.m.

Walking The Wysis Way in September
Over three days, from Friday, 7th September to Sunday, 9th September, Andrew Graham will finish leading the group along the Wysis Way, and then continue on to Chepstow.   Linking Offa’s Dyke Path at Monmouth to the beginning of the Thames Path National Trail in Gloucestershire, the Wysis Way runs for 88km through the lovely, but very distinctive areas of the Forest of Dean, Severn Vale and the Cotswolds.  See the details of these walks on our Walks Programme page.
Brechfa West Windfarm Project
Development of a 28 turbine wind farm in Brechfa Forest began in October 2016.  The wind farm will generate enough renewable electricity to meet the calculative needs of approximately 38,800 average UK households annually.  A total of 28 wind turbines with an overall capacity of 57.4 megawatts are now installed and the construction is almost complete.  

On the afternoon of the 23rd August, the project team are inviting members of the local community to visit the site and see the wind farm up close. A Community Open Day, commencing at 2pm will be suitable for all ages and free to attend but registration is required.
For more information or to register email brechfa@innogy.com.


Any members planning to walk in the Brechfa Forest will want to know about the current closure situation.  One option is to register to receive updates sent to your mobile.  To do this text:  WINDFARM to 88882.  Another option is to check the Brechfa Wind Farm project website for updates:  https://www.innogy.com/brechfaforest
A map which you can download, showing the affected area and footpaths that may be closed at times, is available on this site.
The Walking Partnership
Carmarthen & District Ramblers is a member of The Walking Partnership. This partnership, supported by Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, provides direct financial contributions to local walking groups to help with organising group walks and to encourage people to get out walking.  See our Useful Links page for more information.

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