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Walk 3rd March Postponed

The walk on 3rd March has been postpones and will now take place on 17th March. Saturday 17th March, PORT EYNON CIRCUIT Meet at 10:30am Port Eynon (GR 466851) for a 6 mile cliff (with undulations) and rarely trodden inland (flat) … Continue reading

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‘Blessing of the Bells’ Ceremony at St Madoc’s Church

Llanmadoc and St Cadoc’s Church, Cheriton on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 On Sunday 18th February, the communities of Llanmadoc and Cheriton will be celebrating the successful completion of a project to repair the roof of St Cadoc’s Church, Cheriton and … Continue reading

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Talk “A Year in the Chain Gang” on Friday 26th January

Please note the change to the talks programme. The talk scheduled for this Friday has been moved to 6th April. Ioan Richard, a former Lord Mayor of Swansea will give a talk entitled “A year in the Chain Gang” on Friday 26 … Continue reading

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Correction: Walk on Sunday 11th February, FAN LLIA

The incorrect meeting place was shown on the website. The correct details for the walk are: Sunday 11th February, FAN LLIA (Joint with Swansea Ramblers) Meet at 9:00am between Guildhall & Victoria Park (GR SS 643 923) or 10:15am Blaen Llia … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas walk from Southgate

On Saturday 16th December, 14 walkers met at the NT car park at Southgate for a walk which started in bright sunshine. Their route took them along the coast path to enjoy fine views across Three Cliffs Bay before descending … Continue reading

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Graham Wattley

We regret to announce the death of Graham Wattley on November 28th. Graham was a strong supporter of the Society and a keen walk leader. He was well known to older Society walkers, particularly for walks he led to WW2 … Continue reading

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Landimore Stroll, 4th November 2017

On Saturday 4 November, after overnight rain, there were good walking conditions for 17 walkers who assembled on the marsh at Landimore for a circular walk to Weobley Castle and returning along Stembridge valley, arguably the most attractive in the … Continue reading

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Grants Made in 2016

The Society is aware of its responsibilities in maintaining architecturally important buildings, protecting the natural environment, keeping footpaths in good repair and supporting local scientific and cultural activities. All this is necessary to keep Gower special.  To this end we … Continue reading

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The President’s Evening Talk by Dr Ruth Callaway

  The President’s Evening Talk by Dr Ruth Callaway Saturday 28th October Marine Life on North Gower, specifically the decline of the Cockle Industry. Our President, Byron Davies, has an abiding interest in Gower. Now living in Penclawdd, one of … Continue reading

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Gower Society Walk, Saturday 28th October

The second recent Society walk on Mumbles Hill was on Saturday morning 28th October, led by Peter Douglas-Jones. Mandy, Christine and Bren – walk regulars – were at the Langland Corner rendezvous before 0930; and our chairman, by the narrowest … Continue reading

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