Welsh Mines Society
Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru

Summer Field Meet - Weekend 17th - 18th June 2006
The Mines of the Elan Valley, near Rhayader - Radnorshire/Brecknockshire
Based at the The Elan Hotel, West Street, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5AF
Organiser : Geoff Newton

As to the programme of events, this was as follows:
  • Saturday, 17th June - Nant y Car North and Cwm Elan

    Met at the car park in the quarry, at the top of Caban Coch Dam, (NGR SN 924 646), for an 11:00 am departure to Nant y Car North (NGR SN 891 618).  After visiting Nant y Car North we moved on to Cwm Elan mine, (NGR SN 901 651), reached after a 20-30 min walk, where lunch was taken.

  • Saturday Evening - The evening meal, (view menu), was 7:00pm for 7:30pm at The Elan Hotel.  (View location map)

  • Sunday, 18th June - Dalrhiw, Nant y Car South and Nantygarw

    Met again at the car park in the quarry at the top of Caban Coch Dam, and departed about 10:15am for Dalrhiw (NGR SN 885 607), Nant y Car South (NGR SN 885 609), and Nantygarw (NGR SN 874 606), which involves a walk of 2-3 miles.  A packed lunch again was the order of the day.

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