Llandysul and Pont-Tyweli 2019 Walking Weekend

Friday 27th, Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th September.

Walkers walking uphill in woodlandLlandysul and Pont-Tyweli are celebrating 10 years as a Walkers are Welcome area. We are a volunteer group who like walking and we arrange monthly guided walks which explore West Wales. We want to show the world the great walks in our beautiful area! Thank you for your support. Welcome to our walking weekend.

To book, study our programme below and download and complete the booking form. If you have any questions about the walks, please call the walk leader.

Walks 1 to 7 are priced at £4 per person per walk booked in advance or £5 on the day. There is no charge for children under 16. The price of walks covers all administration and transport where necessary.
Closing date for bookings is 12 September.

Walk 8 is led by the Woodland Trust and is to be booked via the Woodland Trust Events website. Cost Adults £5, children £2. Booking Essential.


  • Walking boots, warm and waterproof clothing to be worn on all walks. Rucksack with water & snacks are recommended.
  • Transport is available from Llandysul car park.
  • No dogs. Except on the Brechfa Forest dog walk, and the Family Walk with the Woodland Trust.
  • Walk leaders can refuse to accept any walkers considered to be inadequately equipped.
  • The programme may change in unforeseen circumstances.
  • Participants are advised to arrange their own insurance to cover any loss, damage, accident or injury to people or their property, as Llandysul & Pont-Tyweli Ymlaen cannot accept responsibility.


      The Programme


    1. Hidden Llandysul

    Friday 27th of September, 5.30pm.
    Meet at Llandysul car park.

    A gentle walk around Llandysul to discover some hidden clues to the town's past and learn more about past residents. Some hills but plenty of stops to catch your breath. Finish at the Porth Hotel where we can enjoy refreshments and supper.

    About 2 hours. Fairly Easy.
    Contact Jane Kerr 01559 363201 or Lesley Parker 07989 127396.

    2. Cwmtydu Walk

    Saturday 28th of September, 10am.
    Meet at Llandysul car park.

    Transport to start point available. Coastal and inland circular walk. Taking the coastal path towards New Quay before turning inland towards Penygraig, Byrlip and Llainorfa before reaching New Quay returning to Cwmtydu along the coastal path.

    9 miles. Moderate +
    Contact Ron and Megan Foulkes 01559 362736

    3. South Clettwr Walk

    Saturday 28th of September, 10am.
    Meet at Llandysul car park.

    Minibus to start point. Pretty walk from St Davids Church Capel Dewi and goes southwards along the Clettwr valley.

    3 miles, 2½ hours, Fairly easy.
    Contact Rhodri James 01559 362202.

    4. The Gwyddil Valley: An Ancient Parish Boundary

    Saturday 28th of September, 10am.
    Meet at Llandysul car park.

    Minibus to start point. The walk starts with a history of the an-cient Coetan Samson chamber and cairns, then on to Hebron Chapel. The walk is then along paths and fields, is gradually downhill, with one steep slope. The ground could be wet and there is a ford to cross. The walk continues along the Gwyddil Valley, then down to the Afon Tyweli and the disused railway track finishing at the car park in Llandysul. The walk will take 5 hours, with picnic lunch stop.

    6 Miles. Moderate.
    Contact Rob Smith and Lisa Bransden 01559 362143.

    Film Night at the King's

    Saturday 28th September, 7.30pm
    At the King’s Arms, Llandysul

    “A Walk in the Woods”
    Cost £3. Comedy about the travel writer Bill Bryson, who decides to hike the 2,200 mile Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia.

    Everyone is welcome to join us.

    Film poster

    5. Dre-fach Walk

    Sunday 29th September, 10am. 
    Meet at Llandysul car park.

    Transport to start point available. Circular walk around Dre-fach. Start from Red Dragon Hall car park toward Saron and down to Drefelin before joining the ‘Coffin route’ to Penboyr Church, and on to Cwmpencraig, Cwmhiraeth, Waungilwen before returning to Dre-fach.

    9 miles. Moderate.
    Contact Ron and Megan Foulkes 01559 362736

    6. Brechfa Forest Dog Walk

    Sunday 29th September, 10am. 
    Meet at Llandysul car park.

    Meet at Llandysul Car Park for transport to walk.
    (Dogs not per-mitted on the bus so please meet at the Woodland Trail Car Park in Abergorlech, 10.40am (SN 585 340).)

    A circular walk following the River Gorlech before climbing uphill through broadleaf and conifer woodland to reach the Brechfa Forest Garden, made up of half the species of tree growing in the UK including examples of Redwoods and Eucalyptus. Dogs can be off lead the whole time so a great run for them. Plenty of uphill on the way out mak-ing a nice gentle return to the car park.

    Total time 5 hours (including bus) - 6 Miles. Moderate.
    Contact Christine Smith 01570 434506, especially if meeting the group at Abergorlech

    7. Cwm Cerdin Walk - Opportunity for Welsh Learners

    Sunday 29th September, 10am. 
    Meet at Llandysul car park at 9.30am for transport.

    9.30am Transport to start point from Llandysul or meet at Tregroes School Yard at 10am. Start from the school and go through Dyffryn Llynod towards Maesymellion and then on to Nantycwnstabl. Then a short, steep path, and back down to Cwm Cerdin before going along to Pengraig down through Geginan, returning to the school. Need strong shoes because there will be water to cross without the help of bridges! Adventure for all!

    About 7 miles. Moderate.
    It will be possible to adapt on the day if the weather is wet or stormy.
    Contact Eileen Curry 01559 362253.

    Welsh will be the language of the walk, with the intention that Welsh learners (of all abilities) have the opportunity to speak the language with others.

    8. Family Walking, Coed y Foel with the Woodland Trust

    Sunday 29th September, 1pm to 3.30pm. 
    Meet at Llandysul car park.

    Children aged 4-14 welcome, although any ages would enjoy. Pick up and drop off - main car park in Llandysul. Walk includes: Identi-fy animal tracks, trees, minibeasts and birds using bilingual ID sheets, make a journey stick and gather items in a journey bag to create your 'treasured moments' picture. Suitable, sturdy walking footwear please and a waterproof coat. Booking Essential.

    Please book this walk on the Woodland Trust Events website https://woodlandtrusttickets.cloudvenue.co.uk/CerddedTeulu.

    8. Family Walking, Coed y Foel with the Woodland Trust

    Welsh Tea at the Porth

    Sunday 29th September, 4pm 

    Welsh Tea, at the Porth Hotel, 01559 362202.
    Cost for adults and children:
    £3 with walk token, or £5 without.
    Everyone is welcome.

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