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Month: May 2018

Our Summer Events For You…

Our Summer Events For You…

The Brecon & Radnor Branch of CPRW have a number of events organised for this summer for members and non-members alike:

A Visit to the Elan Valley, near Rhayader – SUNDAY 30th JUNE at 2.00pm

A special opportunity to experience the beauty and importance of Traditional Hay Meadows in our farming landscape led by Conservationist, Photographer and Farmer’s Wife SORCHA LEWIS.

Hay Meadows in the Elan Valley

Sorcha will give us some history of the Elan Valley, its management by the Welsh Water Elan Valley Trust and the variety of wildlife that it supports. Troedrhiwdrian Farm is in the High Nature Value Scheme.

The visit will be approximately two hours.

We meet Sorcha in Car Park No.7 Gwaelod y Rhos (see map on this link) at 2.00pm on SUNDAY 30th JUNE.

Members Only: Limited numbers, booking essential. To book – Tel: 01544 267418 or email lyndenreesroberts@gmail.com. (B&R CPRW Committee)

PDF Brochure for the event here.



CPRW – BRECON and RADNOR BRANCH

SATURDAY 27th JULY 2.00pm
Annual General Meeting

At Ackhill School Room, Dolley Green, LD8 2EE, nr Presteigne.

Ackhill Schoolroom

The School Room is known as ‘The Tin Tabernacle’ and dates from 1905.
By kind permission of Pastor Richard Mansell.
Parking adjacent to the School Room.
www.ackhillbaptistchurch.org

The AGM is followed by a VISIT to UPPER DOLLEY FARMHOUSE with a TALK and TEA at 3.00pm courtesy of John and Diana Trew, recipient of the 2018 Louis Hurley Architectural Award for major restoration of an historic early Welsh Marches Farmstead Grade II*.

Upper Dolley House

Members only visit to Upper Dolley Farmhouse. (Non-members may attend the AGM but obviously cannot vote!)
Please book to reserve your place for this event by July 14th.
Tel: 01544 267418 or email lyndenreesroberts@gmail.com. (B&R CPRW Committee)

PDF Brochure for the event here.


CPRW Brecon and Radnor Branch are pleased to present

‘A Welsh Wander, an epic trek right around Wales’

COME and BE INSPIRED by a TALK and TEA EVENT with local author TOM DAVIES on SUNDAY 28th JULY at 2.30pm at the Offa’s Dyke Centre, Knighton, LD7 1EN in celebration of the Offa’s Dyke Association’s 50th Anniversary.

Tom Davies

Tom will be talking about his 1,100 mile adventure from his home in Presteigne , heading north along the Offa’s Dyke National Trail and continuing along the entire length of the Welsh Coastal Path, arriving home some ten weeks later.

Non-members welcome.

Please book to reserve your place for TALK & TEA £5.00 Tel: 01544 267418 or email lyndenreesroberts@gmail.com (B&R CPRW Committee) or Offa’s Dyke Centre Tel:01547 528753 www.offasdyke.org.uk

After the Talk and Tea we join Tom for a late afternoon ramble along a well preserved part of the Dyke, with wonderful views into Wales and across into Shropshire. (weather permitting).

We shall leave the Centre at approx. 4.30pm for a 20 min. scenic drive up to the Car Parking Area adjacent to the Offa’s Dyke Trail. Map Ref OS:250 796.

PDF brochure for the event here.

[Images courtesy Sorcha Lewis, Ackhill Baptist Church website, John Trew, Tom Davies.]