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Walk 09 A Walk through Tolkien’s Shire

Date: Saturday 24th February
Meeting Point: CRiC

Times: 1pm to 4.30pm
Distance: 6 miles
Ascent: 700ft
Leader: Julian Stedman
Price: £6.50

Sponsored by: Walkers are Welcome in Crickhowell

This walk is featured in the Cracking Walks around Crickhowell (Easy and Moderate walks). Crickhowell may well be the inspiration for ‘Crickhollow’ in JRR Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” and you can see why on this delightful walk. We start along the River Usk, then up through woods and down to the Grwyne river which we follow upstream past Llangenny. Our return is across higher fields with fine views of the Usk valley and Brecon Beacons, then down the Cumbeth stream to the start.

All the walks today finish at Clarence Hall, Crickhowell for FREE tea, cakes and entertainment. Craft activities in Clarence Hall for families and children from 3pm

Directions to Start
CRiC - the Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre - is situated on the A40 in the centre of Crickhowell. The Post Code is NP8 1BN.There is a public Pay and Display car park immediately behind the CRiC building, which is accessed from Greenhill Way, by the Fire Station.
Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre. (CRiC) CWF HQ
Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre. (CRiC) CWF HQ NP8 1BN
Beaufort Street