Love2Walk 2017

Walk 16: Garw Valley walk 1 Parc Calon Lan- Wednesday 21st June 2017

Start 11.00am          Finish 12.30pm approx     

This circularwalk encompasses the western side of the valley starting and ending at Parc Calon Lan Blaengarw

The Garw valley is a former coal mining community between the hillsides of the Ogmore and Llynfi valleys. The valley comprises the highland area of Bridgend County Borough and stretches approximately 6 miles south rising steeply until it reaches Carn and Werfa mountains which dominate the northern region of the valley, historically referred to as the Rhyl Valley but now commonly known as Garw Fechen