Love2Walk 2017

Walk 24:Interactive Industrial Heritage Walk and Exhibition Saturday 24 June 2017

 Start 10am
*The walk only lasts an hour max, but there is also an industrial heritage exhibition by Llynfi valley Historical Society, Men At The Centre interactive exhibition by ShedQuarters and display by Natural Resources Wales at the Llynfi Library (the start and finish location for the walk)
Start & Finish Venue:  Maesteg Sports Centre, Old Forge Site (Llynfi Library)
Route: Around Maesteg Comprehensive, but park in TESCO and meet at start and finish location.
We Provide: Technical support to download and activate the free VoiceMaps app
You Bring:   Smart phone (either OS or Android type) with internet data access and a matching set of headphones.

Please visit our website for details on how to download the app etc.


This walk is centred around Maesteg Comprehensive the site of the former Maesteg Training Centre amongst other things. The VoiceMaps app will give participants access to a digital guide that will provide information in regards to the areas industrial heritage delivered in a creative way to enhance the walking experience. Simply activate the app, put your headphones in, put the phone in your pocket and the audio activated by GPS location (accurate up to a 5m radius) will transport you to a time past as you walk the trail.


Straight after the walk make your way back to the base of the activity being Maesteg Sports Centre where you can enjoy two exhibitions and one display as well as some light refreshments.


Running Order:

10am - 11am - Maesteg Sports Centre (Llynfi Library upstairs)
Briefing including technical support and free WIFI to down load the app
* Look out for Love2Walk and ShedQuarters pop up banners.
* We strongly advise that you start your walk here to make sure the app works correctly so that you have the full experience assured.

11am - 12pm (approximate time)- Walk
All walkers make their way to the digital audio walk start location as lead by a guide from ShedQuarters and as soon as you arrive at the right location you will be instructed to activate the app. From this point on you can walk and experience it at your own pace and when you are finished make your way back to the start location to enjoy the exhibitions.


We would like to particularly thank Llynfi Library (Awen)for providing the venue and wifi, Dan Lock Heritage Interpretations, Roy Meredith and Natural Resources Wales.