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The ROC Abersoch - 27.04.19

A demanding 114km race rich in challenges & crammed full of inspiring terrain. Starting on Abersoch beach, reaching the summit of Snowdon and back, The ROC showcases the best triathlon arena Wales and its breathtaking landscape has to offer. Commencing on the golden sands of Abersoch beach the race starts with a 1.25km sea swim in the villages idyllic bay before heading off on a 49.5km fast and progressively undulating bike route into the Snowdon Massif. The race then heads on foot via the toughest route up Wales’ highest mountain along The Watkin Path, 6km of 3,330ft formidable ascent to the summit where you can absorb those exceptional panoramic views before heading 6km back down, 49.5km return cycle, culminating with a 1km run along Abersoch beach before crossing the finish line. A truly irresistible mix of tough racing, inspiring terrain & memorable rewards and a well-deserved after-race party to celebrate what you’ve achieved!

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Medieval Falconry at Criccieth Castle - 05.05.19

Albion Historical Falconry will be joining us here at Criccieth Castle for a day of Medieval Falconry! The falconers will be on site from 11am until 4pm with a variety of historically accurate birds of prey on display, and welcome the public to visit them for questions and general falconry chatter. Feel free to ask the falconers, should you wish to take a photograph of yourself alongside one of them and their fabulous birds! The falconers will regale young and old alike with tales of falconry exploits from the Medieval era, and take you on a journey back in time to learn all about our favorite Medieval Kings and Queens and the birds the loved and flew. Adult - £5.80 Family - £16.80 * Member - Am ddim / free Disabled and companion - Am ddim / free Student and children under 16 - £3.50 Senior Citizen - £4.60 *Admits 2 adults and up to 3 children under 16

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Sioe 'Nefyn' Show - 06.05.19

Sioe Amaethyddol Llyn ac Eifonydd (Sioe Nefyn) 6ed o Fai, 2019 Caeau fferm Botacho Wyn, Nefyn, Gwynedd The Lleyn and Eifionydd Agricultural Society Show Bank holiday Monday, 6th of May, 2019 At Botacho Wyn Farm, Nefyn, Gwynedd Vintage Cars and Machinery Horses Cattle Sheep Dog show Fur and Feather Crafts and Cookery Trade stands Fun Fair

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Criccieth to Llanystumdwy Walk - 06.05.19

Wales Coast Path Walking Festival This walk takes in pretty lanes with wild flowers, a visit to see the famous grave of Lloyd George, crosses fields to the coast and along the coast path back to Criccieth. The route passes Cefn Castell, a cliff-side house that featured recently on Channel 4’s Grand Designs. The walk starts with a coach ride from Porthmadog to Criccieth, and similarly finishes with a return coach from Criccieth to Porthmadog where there will be refreshments available. Distance: 5.5 miles Walking ability: Moderate - this is a fairly level walk but requires a reasonable level of fitness and some experience of country walking. The walk is suitable for older children who are able to manage 5.5 miles. Walking boots are advised. Registration: Please arrive by 9:15 to register and have a tea/coffee. The coach will leave at 9:45 Time: Approximately four hours including a break What to bring: Packed lunch and warm, waterproof clothes, sun-screen, hat, money for public transport Amenities: Refreshments on sale and toilets available in Criccieth and Porthmadog. Start point: Y Ganolfan, High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LU. We will take a coach from here to the walk start. Porthmadog Parking: Map of local carparks and prices Dogs: Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash. Access: Please note this walk is Not Suitable for wheelchairs.

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Criccieth to Porthmadog Walk - 06.05.19

Wales Coast Path Walking Festival Walk the coast path from Criccieth to Porthmadog to enjoy mountain and sea views, views of Criccieth Castle and across to Harlech Castle, and a most beautiful long sandy beach. You may also gain an insight into some of the maritime history linked to the slate industry. A picnic break will be taken overlooking the sea with views across the estuary towards Harlech. The route is mostly level but includes shingle and sandy beaches. The walk will be taken at a leisurely pace but there are some short steep sections – one involving a series of steps. Refreshments will be available on our return. Distance: 6.5 miles Time: Approximately four hours Registration: Please try and arrive by 9:15 to register and have a cup of tea/coffee. Coach leaves at 9.45 Walking ability: Moderate. The walk will be taken at a leisurely pace but there are some short steep sections, one of which involves a series of steps. Walking boots advisable. Dogs: Assistance Dogs only What to bring: Packed lunch, waterproof and warm clothes, sun-screen and hat, money for public transport Amenities: Refreshments on sale and toilets available at the start and end of the walk. Access: Please note this walk is Not Suitable for wheelchairs.

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Discover the Dunes Morfa Bychan Beach Clean - 06.05.19

Get hands-on during a practical beach clean session at Morfa Bychan with Keep Wales Tidy that will explore what we can all do to reduce marine litter. Morfa Bychan, known locally as Black Rock Sands is on the Llyn Peninsular and is a 2 mile stretch of sandy beach with caves and rockpools. Its sand-dunes have been declared a ‘Site of Special Scientific Interest’ with rare maritime plants and wildlife habitats. We will be spending time cleaning the litter that gets blown into the sand-dunes and on the beach and also learn about why these sand-dunes are so special and unique. This is a beautiful beach, great for paddling (if you can brave the cold!) making sandcastles and exploring rockpools, so if the sun shines, bring a picnic and make a day of it! Distance: 1-2 miles Time: approximately 2 hours What to bring: Packed lunch, waterproof and warm clothes, sun-screen and hat Walking ability: Easy - we will be walking along the beach and sand-dunes. Family Friendly: This is suitable for children but all under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs: Assistance Dogs only as most of the beach is designated a 'dog-free' zone. Amenities: Toilets available near the beach. Access: Please note this walk is Not Suitable for wheelchairs. Walk leaders: Keep Wales Tidy Start point and time: Morfa Bychan village - Park in the village of Morfa Bychan and walk across the golf course, or park in the car park at the end of Beach Road and keep left. Postcode: LL49 9YA

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Ffestiniog Steam Train Heritage Walk 06.05.19

Wales Coast Path Walking Festival For all rail enthusiasts, this four mile walk includes a trip on the world famous Ffestiniog Railway narrow gauge line to Penrhyn top station. We will follow lanes and paths to the iconic Portmeirion Italianate village and a visit to Boston Lodge engineering works, the oldest railway workshop in the world. The route continues down the hill along paths to Boston Lodge Works where you will have the rare opportunity to have a guided tour of the fascinating workshops that used to manufacture armaments for the war effort, but are now the centre of the manufacturing of all the narrow gauge railway engines, carriages and anything to do with Ffestiniog Railway. We will Return to the Ganolfan across the Cob that Madog built to develop Porthmadog out of the Glaslyn estuary. Cost: £10 + booking fee which will include the train ride and visit to Boston Lodge Works -not to be missed. Distance: 4.3 miles Walking ability: Easy – Although there are some steep paths, the walk is suitable for anyone with a basic level of fitness and no mobility issues. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn. Time: Approximately four hours Walking ability: Easy – Although there are some steep paths, the walk is suitable for anyone with a basic level of fitness and no mobility issues. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn. What to bring: Packed lunch, water and warm / waterproof clothes and sun screen Please note this walk is NOT SUITABLE for dogs, young children or wheelchairs/buggies. Walk leaders: Eryri Ramblers

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Porthmadog to Moel-y-Gest Walk - 06.05.19

Wales Coast Path Walking Festival This is a walk to inspire you. The circular route ascends the mountain through woods and up grassy paths to a great summit and lovely 360 degree views of the Llyn peninsula, Snowdonia and Criccieth and Harlech castles, with a lovely walk back to the Ganolfan. Gentle start along the Coast Path, then up through woods, tracks and grassy paths, some mud and a scramble to the top with a clamber over rock on the way down. Distance: 5.3 miles Time: Approximately four hours including a lunch stop. Registration time: 9.30 for 10am start. Walking ability: Moderate to strenuous. A good level of fitness is requited as the walk includes steep ascents and some scrambling over rocks. Fit dogs welcome on a leash. What to bring: Packed lunch, warm, waterproof clothes, sun-screen/ hat and binoculars. Amenities: Cafe and toilets available on the way down at Borth y Gest. Access: Please note this walk is Not Suitable for wheelchairs. Children: This is a tough walk and Not Suitable for young children Dogs are welcome if they are fit and on a leash

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Porthmadog to Morfa Bychan Walk - 06.05.19

Wales Coast Path Walking Festival Enjoy spectacular views on this five and a half mile clifftop walk. The circular route overlooks Harlech Castle and the estuary, and passes by Black Rock Sands and the Powder House where gunpowder was stored for slate mines. There will be a stop for lunch before returning to Borth y Gest and Porthmadog through the golf course and caravan park. Distance: 5.5 miles, 8.8 km Time: 9.30am meet and register for 10:00 start Walking ability: Easy, with undulating and well-worn clifftop paths. The walk is suitable for anyone with a basic level of fitness and no mobility issues. Walking boots, sturdy shoes or trainers can be worn. What to bring: Packed lunch and warm clothes Amenities: Refreshments for sale and toilets available at Borth y Gest Access: Please note this walk is Not Suitable for wheelchairs. Children and young people must be accompanied and able to walk 5.5 miles with some hills. Dogs are welcome if they on a leash

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Porthmadog to Tremadog Discovery Walk - 06.05.19

Wales Coast Path Walking Festival Join this walk to enjoy a gentle stroll around the two towns of Porthmadog and Tremadog and for a visit to the Maritime Museum. You will see all four railway stations in town, both main line and narrow gauge, and gain historical insight about the construction of the Cob sea wall and its significance in the towns’ development. Distance: 4.5 miles Time: starts 10:30 am for approximately three hours including museum visit. Please arrive by 10 for registration Walking ability: Easy. Suitable for families with young children and accessible for wheelchair users. The circular route follows gentle paths and lanes around the towns. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn. Access: This walk can be adapted to be wheelchair accessible, so please indicate on the form Children are welcome and dogs on a leash (although not in the museum) What to bring: Waterproof clothes / sunscreen (depending on weather), water and a snack. Museum Entry: £2 per person / £4 per family for museum entry. Amenities: Refreshments for sale and toilets in various locations.

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No 8 Coastal Ultra Marathon - 11.05.19

‘The views here are so amazing I’d eat them if I could!’ Well now you can! Sweet toothed and chewing gum for the eyes all rolled into one. Starting from the famous Original rock shop in Barmouth at 9am Saturday the 11th of May 2019. Competitors will run along the coastal path and finish at the Rock Surf shop in Pwllheli. This section of the Welsh Coastal Path takes you across beaches,seaside villages,forts and old castles as well as magnificent views inland and out at sea. 46 Miles. 15 Hours Cut off. Included:- Fully stocked checkpoints which will include Mainly sweets. Chocolate fondue. Haribo pop ups. The 3 Trees for no particular reason with hanging candy canes. Ice cream token. Augustus Gloop Sausage stand. Local Marshals. Drop bag Sweepers Timed event T-shirt Famous No 8 rock Medal.

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Criccieth Castle Guided Tour - 12.05.19

Take a tour with guide Deian ap Rhisiart and discover the secrets of the castle that was originally built by Llywelyn the Great.The castle changed hands regularly between the Welsh and the English; can you imagine how dangerous and unstable the medieval times were as war cast a constant shadow on the inhabitants. Step back in time as we follow in the footsteps of the Welsh soldiers that tried to capture the castle. Blood and dignity, passion and grandeur, all were prominent in the history of the thirteenth century. Then step into the shoes of the legendary Owain Glyndŵr’s generals as they capture and torch the castle. Along the way, experience the excitement, turmoil and destruction as Glyndŵr and his men embark on their national revolt. An hour’s tour exploring between the spectacular walls of Criccieth Castle Tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Adult - £5.80 Family - £16.80 * Member - Am ddim / free Disabled and companion - Am ddim / free Student and children under 16 - £3.50 Senior Citizen - £4.60 *Admits 2 adults and up to 3 children under 16

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Joules Abersoch Beach Clean - 18.05.19

Our beach clean will begin at the Joules of Abersoch store where you’ll have chance to meet the team before we head down to the beach. Once our feet hit the sand we’ll provide you with all the tools you need to clean! With expert guidance from the Marine Conservation Society we will commence our beach-cleaning mission whilst contributing to their national Beachwatch survey. Fear not, there’ll be a much needed refreshment break in-between. When the beach is looking spic and span, we’ll wrap up for the days debrief and results - where everyone will receive a well-deserved goody bag. See you there! Important Information: Dogs are sadly not allowed on this part of the beach at this time of year. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Nearest car park adjacent to Lôn Golff, approximately 300m away from the main beach

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Rali Cwm Cynfal - 19.05.19

The fantastic Rali Cwm Cynfal returns to The Slate Caverns in 2019! Watch local rally drivers follow in the footsteps of the 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB as they navigate around the spectacular Slate Mountain rally stage - the same course used in 2018's WRC event.

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Grip tour - Criccieth Challenge Day - 25.05.19

Events: 1. Finnish Frame Pinch – Hold (one hand) 2. Half a Penny – Hold (one hand) (4 attempts on each event) 3. Snap a Grade 5 bolt (Top 3 position athletes only - 1 attempt) Classes: Open and Junior 15 & under Venue: Criccieth Memorial Hall, High Street, Criccieth, LL52 0HB, Wales.

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Gwyl y Gweilch - 25 -27.05.19

A fun filled weekend for all the family with stalls, games and nature activities

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50 Things To Do Llanbedrog - 26.05.19

Practise your survival skills on Llanbedrog beach, and tick off some of your 50 things to do. Activities will include den-building, cooking on a campfire and raft building, everything you need to survive on a desert island.

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Cerdded Cnicht / Walking Cnicht - 26.05.19

A fully guided walk up Cnicht with Mountain Escapes. Suitable for adults and children (10+) with an adult.

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Ffestiniog 360 - 26.05.19

A cycling challenge around Snowdon to raise money for Hope House & Tŷ Gobaith This years' Ffestiniog 360 challenge will follow a anti-clockwise route, starting and finishing at Blaenau Ffestiniog Town Centre. The challenge will run from 8.30 am. Registering for the challenge costs only £20. Get fit and enjoy a great start to your summer. Its simple to register by visiting www.ffestiniog360.com Registration £20 to include: pre-ride and post-ride refreshments. Free Mystery Prize draw. (exclusive draw for riders only) Free Mineral water Free Slate Plaque Free T-Shirt ( If registered before 9:00 on 18/05/2019) Distance 62.14 miles Estimated Time 4:07:58 Ascent 3,957 feet Descent 3,980 feet Start Elevation 760 feet Finish Elevation 737 feet Min Elevation 41 feet Max Elevation 1,250 feet

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Open Garden Mynydd Heulog - 26.05.19

Mynydd Heulog is an C18 stone cottage set in approx. 1 acre of sloping garden with amazing views over the Lleyn and Cardigan Bay. Gradually being developed over 25 years, the garden is now an eclectic mix of mature trees, shrubs, perennials and exotics. Features incl arches, statues, bridges, summer house and shepherds hut. Large terrace and verandah with views and secret seating areas. Refreshments: Cream teas. Admission: Adult: £3.50 Child: Free

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