november, 2021

sat13nov1:30 pm4:30 pmA Circuit Of The Skirrid – A 5 Mile Mini Mountain Day1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Skirrid Fawr, ///elated.meant.sharpness Event Organized By: Andrew Lamb

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Andrew LambAndy is the owner of Wales Outdoors and is an active guided walks leader as well as the workhorse behind the website and the online community.

Event Details

This is an easy to moderate hill day and should be available to most levels of ability.


This is what Countryfile have to say about The Skirrid:
‘Holy Mountain, Sacred Hill, Ysgyryd Fawr in Welsh – ‘ysgyryd’ meaning shattered or split – or simply The Skirrid, this mini mount goes by many names, hinting at its extensive and intriguing past.

This walk is 5 miles and is a complete exploration of this great little hill. The land surrounding the hill has long been considered holy and fertile – according to one ancient legend, a powerful landslide hit it the moment Christ was crucified on the cross – and religious pilgrimages have been made to the summit for centuries. Enjoy a circular walk to the summit of this spooky hill, which offers dramatic views across the surrounding countryside with the Blorenge hill in the distance.

More info

Height Gain : 400m Distance : 8.5km Time : 3.75hrs

What to bring

* Walking boots
* Warm layers and waterproofs essential


National Trusts Skirrid Car Park West of the Copper Kettle Tea Room, Emm-lee, Llanddewi Skirrid, Abergavenny NP7 8AP
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Health Guidelines for this Event

Outdoor Event
There is now and never has been any danger from Covid19 in any group situation outside anywhere in the world. Meeting others outdoors and walking in groups is and always has been safe.

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