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Gower Way walk #1 - 12 April 2014

First of 6 walks covering the Gower Way. Starting at the highest castle in ‘Old Glamorgan’, walking over Mynydd Y Gwair Common then down to the Upper and Lower Lliw Reservoirs before finishing in Felindre, passing Gower Way Stones 50 – 41.
Our coach, courtesy of Countryside Connections, delivers us safely to the start point
Our coach, courtesy of Countryside Connections, delivers us safely to the start point
But where are we?!
But where are we?!
Daisy wastes no time getting on with exploring and digging the landscape
Daisy wastes no time getting on with exploring and digging the landscape
There is sunshine on distant hills, perhaps it will make its way across here
There is sunshine on distant hills, perhaps it will make its way across here
We gather at Penlle'r Castell
We gather at Penlle'r Castell
Some have to suffer in the name of art
Some have to suffer in the name of art
Welcome splash of colour under grey skies
Welcome splash of colour under grey skies
One of the Gower Way markers
One of the Gower Way markers
Group shot at the Gower Way marker, and an opportunity to add an extra layer!
Group shot at the Gower Way marker, and an opportunity to add an extra layer!
Our leader striding out
Our leader striding out
Layers of clouds (and Daisy)
Layers of clouds (and Daisy)
Heading down to the next marker
Heading down to the next marker
And here it is
And here it is
And back up again
And back up again
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First glimpse of Upper Lliw Reservoir
First glimpse of Upper Lliw Reservoir
Into the forest we go
Into the forest we go
Name that fungus?
Name that fungus?
Birdspotting
Birdspotting
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Almost at our lunch spot
Almost at our lunch spot
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Natural gnomes?
Natural gnomes?
Nature study time
Nature study time
Common wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella)
Common wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella)
Tim explains about the uses of  Marsh grass
Tim explains about the uses of Marsh grass
Upper Lliw reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir with gorse
Upper Lliw reservoir with gorse
Upper Lliw reservoir with gorse
Upper Lliw reservoir with gorse
Overflow of Upper Lliw Reservoir
Overflow of Upper Lliw Reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir
Upper Lliw reservoir
Heading down to Lower Lliw Reservoir
Heading down to Lower Lliw Reservoir
Tree fern fossil
Tree fern fossil
Tree fern fossil
Tree fern fossil
Outcrops with gorse
Outcrops with gorse
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Not much shelter from a pylon!
Not much shelter from a pylon!
Slighly blurred due to a very near headlong fall over a molehill!
Slighly blurred due to a very near headlong fall over a molehill!
Get up mum, I need a drink!
Get up mum, I need a drink!