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An evening stroll in the Hafod estate

By Rudi Winter

The Hafod estate is located in the Ystwyth valley just upstream of Pont-rhyd-y-groes. It has a dense network of tracks and paths both on the valley bottom and on the steep flanks either side. Some of the landscape features originating from the time when the area was a landscaped country estate have been restored, but it all fits in nicely with the character of an upland river valley. I live nearby, and while the evenings are light I sometimes go for a short stroll in the Hafod estate after work. On this occasion back in 2013, I took the camera.

A few of the delights of the Ystwyth gorge: the big waterfall in the Nant Peiran SN7673 : Hafod - Rhaeadr Peiran by Rudi Winter, being dwarfed by trees SN7673 : Hafod - tall trees in the gorge by Rudi Winter, boulders in the bed of the Afon Ystwyth
SN7673 : Hafod - Afon Ystwyth by Rudi Winter, the meandering river SN7673 : Afon Ystwyth from the Hafod viewpoint by Rudi Winter and a sturdy old tree SN7673 : Ancient tree, Hafod estate by Rudi Winter.

You can see this trip plotted on a map on the Geo-trips page Link .

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