Latest News: Read more

A Bit on the Side

Sat 8th Apr 2023

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region / Area
Wales / South Wales
Local Group
South Wales
Start Time
Lay-by near Stanton. Please park at right angles to the road. Was clear on 4th Feb, SO308217 (It is advisable to arrive 10 minutes before the meet/start time)

Heading up the Llanthony Valley on the lower slopes either side to summit Bal Mawr and walk the ridge to the Chwarel y Fan, the County top of Monmouthshire. Descend to the Grwyne Fawr valley before ascending to summit Twyn Y Gaer. A varied walk on little known paths and tracks with some rough ground thrown in. Graded as moderate with 4,000 feet of ascent

General Notes
This walk borders on a three star. There is a lot of climbing overall with some rough ground. It is still winter so please bring winter kit and a torch. Walk will be exposed along the ridge

Entry Details:



You can use the interactive controls to zoom in and out and to move around the map, or click on a marker for more info. (interactive map help)

Show Hostel Accommodation

Show Walkers are Welcome

Show Bunk House

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.

Accommodation within 20 km of this Event:

This website uses cookies

To comply with EU Directives we are informing you that our website uses cookies for services such as memberships and Google Analytics.

Your data is completely safe and we do not record any personally identifiable information.

Please click the button to acknowledge and approve our use of cookies during your visit.

Learn more about the Cookie Law