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Y 100 Sir Fynwy

Sat 23rd - Mon 25th May 2020

Walk Details:

Event Cancelled
This challenge event is now cancelled due to the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic. However, shuffling has kindly taken place in respect of forthcoming Hundreds and the 'Y 100 Sir Fynwy' will now reappear in 2021. We are all deeply sorry and disappointed about the enforced cancellation, but more importantly wish everyone of you safe passage through these anxious times and into more normal, happier new beginnings. Take great care, please. The details for 2021 will be registered on this website as soon as practically possible and printed in the August issue of Strider magazine
Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Wales / Monmouthshire
Local Group
South Wales
Distance / Time Limit
101ml. 48 hours
Start Time
09:00 - 14:00 (staggered start in groups at 20 min intervals)
Route
From Chepstow School, Welsh Street, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5LR A walk littered with castles, abbeys and priories. Entrants walk through the historic town of Chepstow passing the Norman Castle and the Bulwark Iron Age Camp following the Wales Coast Path before turning inland to climb Gray Hill and enter the ancient forest of Wentwood. The nature reserve at Coed-Cwnwr is then visited on route to the picturesque Roman town of Usk. Following the River Usk the next section takes entrants to Abergavenny prior to walking over the shoulder of Sugar Loaf to reach Cwmyoy, a village known for its leaning church, sited on the Cistercian Way. Continuing through the Vale of Ewyas, Y 100 Sir Fynwy visits the ruins of Llanthony Priory & Darren Ridge before descending to the breakfast stop at Longtown. Offa's Dyke Path is followed to White Castle, Monmouth, The Kymin and Redbrook and an undulating route takes entrants to the final checkpoint at Tintern in the shadow of the magnificent Tintern Abbey, leading in turn to the final section back to Chepstow
General Notes
Restricted to LDWA members only. Online entries only. Entries open on Monday 23rd September 2019 and close on Friday 29th November 2019 and if more than 550 entries are received a ballot will then take place. If fewer than 550 entries are received by 29th November 2019 all entries will be accepted (subject to valid qualifier) and the remaining places filled on a first come first served basis. The final closing date for entries will be Monday 20th April 2020
Contact
Gwyneth Littlejohn
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Cost
£80 (reduced fee for Marshal Walk helpers)
Online Entry

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Chateau Terrace B&B  (bookable online)
1 km
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Oak View Cottage  (bookable online)
20 km

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