Walk 21 Tolkien’s Shire

Date: Sunday 8th March
Meeting Point: CRiC

Times: 11am to 3pm
Distance: 7 miles
Ascent: 700ft
Leader: Janet Moseley
Price: £6.50

Sponsored by: Walkers are Welcome in Crickhowell

A delightful circular walk in countryside which may have inspired Tolkien to write The Hobbit. We follow the River Usk downstream then walk over to the Grwyne valley by way of Rheld Wood. From the massive chestnut tree we walk beside the Grwyne river through the village of Llangenny, possibly calling at The Dragon Inn for refreshment. We continue along the babbling stream then ascend to a road which takes us to a farmyard (often muddy) then across fields, down Cwm Cumbeth to a housing estate and back to CRiC.

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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. To obtain directions from another location, click on the map below, then click on Directions and add your starting location. At the weekends a voluntary donation allows you to use the School Car Park. Continue along the A40 to the Shell Petrol Station. Turn left and the school is on your right.
Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre. (CRiC) CWF HQ
Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre. (CRiC) CWF HQ NP8 1BN
Beaufort Street