Welsh Mines Society
Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru
Summer Field Meet - Weekend 17th - 18th June
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
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
901 651), reached after a 20-30 min walk, where lunch was taken.
Sunday, 18th June -
Nant y Car South and Nantygarw.
Met again at the car park in the quarry at the top of Caban Coch Dam,
924 646), 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.