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Three Circles of Machen

Sat 2nd Oct 2021

Walk Details:

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Wales / South Wales Valleys
Local Group
South Wales
Distance / Time Limit
30, 22, 20, 18,12, 10 or 8ml. all to finish by 8pm
Start Time
Start: 30/22/20/18ml 08.00 (12/10/8ml 09.00)
Machen Village Hall, The Crescent, Machen, CF83 8ND

The Three Circles of Machen provides entrants with a range of options to enjoy the scenic beauty of South Wales' eastern valleys. Three different circular routes of 8, 10 and 12 miles offer a choice of seven different combinations ranging from 8 to 30 miles. The 8 mile (northern) loop uses part of the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway path en route to Mynydd Machen. The 10 mile (eastern) loop mainly follows the Rhymney River Circular path, while the 12 mile (western) loop visits Rudry Common, Graig Lysfaen and Ruperra Castle

General Notes
This is the second instalment of South Wales LDWA's 'Power of Three' series. Entrants will be awarded a certificate for attendance at each annual event and a cloth badge for participating in all three events over the three years. Tea & toast at the start, light refreshments at the central checkpoint after each loop (Machen Village Hall) and a hot meal at the finish
Jason Winney
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

£8, non LDWA £14


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