Sunday , 7th September 2014
Letter of appreciation.....
"On behalf of George Thomas Hospice Care I would like to thank everyone who joined in with the Three Cliffs Bay, Welsh Women Walking event for their generous donation of £290, which will go towards much needed funds for our hospice centre, allowing us to continue providing essential care for patients and families. I am very pleased to tell you the total raised including gift aid now comes to a fantastic £362.50, thank you all so much.
George Thomas Hospice Care is the major provider within Cardiff of free, consultant-led, specialist community palliative care. As a registered charity a large part of our running costs is generated through fundraising events and donations.
Thank you again for your support and taking the trouble to help us, a special thank you Welsh Women Walking, the people who work extremely hard fundraising to the benefit of many charities and organisations.
I would like to wish you every success for the future."
Community Fundraising Officer
12th September 2014
Three Cliffs Bay, Gower Walk
Sunday 7th Sept
pectacular views from the get-go and other stunning perspectives of the bay at various points along the walk (including above vantage point at 12th Century Pennard Castle)
Coastal paths, sand dunes, beach, stepping stones, woodland (slippery if wet), golf course.
Difficulty*: Experienced hillwalkers:
easy. Regular WWW monthly walkers:
easy to moderate. New walkers:
ascents through sand dunes and woodland potentially challenging (though good for sense of achievement!).
Start time: 10.am start
Meeting point: National Trust Car Park at Penmaen (directions below)
Duration: 4.5 miles / 2.5 hours (approx)
Charity: George Thomas Hospice http://www.gthc.org.uk
Suggested donation: £10
Kit: walking boots/trainers, weather-appropriate clothing, drink/snack, walking poles (optional)
(* difficulty rating based purely on personal experience of regular WWW walks)
Directions & Parking :
Take exit 42 from M4 onto A483 toward Swansea
Continue for approx 14 miles (single lane in places due to ongoing road works)
At traffic lights near Mumbles take right-hand turn sign-posted 'South Gower'
Follow South Gower signs until Penmaen (passing villages Killay, Parkmill and Gower Heritage Centre SA3 2EH)
After Heritage Centre continue until Penmaen sign by road and green 'Three Cliffs Bay' sign by hedge then take immediate right hand turn after bus stop
Follow this lane near the church to National Trust Car Park straight ahead (no charge but honesty box) - OS map ref 526885
Please note that Welsh Women Walking (WWW) cannot be held responsible for any loss, injury or damage caused on a walk or on the journey to and from each walking venue, however caused. Members should note that hill walking and outdoor activities in general can be dangerous pastimes and WWW has no control over the condition of the terrain to be walked on. Each participant on a walk voluntarily assumes the risk of participating in the walk and accepts responsibility for her own actions and involvement. Each participant should therefore familiarise herself with navigation and walking techniques suitable for the standard of walk chosen and be suitably equipped to ensure her own safety at all times.
Our goal is to promote walking as a means of wellbeing for women