Sun, 03 Nov | Trefil Road

Guided Walk to the Chartist Caves

Guided walk to Chartist caves (admission free but registration required)
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Guided Walk to the Chartist Caves

Time & Location

03 Nov 2019, 11:00 – 15:00
Trefil Road, Trefil Rd, Tredegar NP22, UK

About the Event

**********THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED*************

Leader: Steve Drowley            Grade: Moderate             

PLEASE NOTE: Walkers are advised to wear walking boots, waterproofs and bring water and packed lunch. Meeting point is at Top House pub, Trefil. This event is multilingual, with guides fluent in Welsh, English, French and German with qualified mountain leaders.

A guided walk to the Chartist Cave, also known by two Welsh names; Ogof Fawr (the ‘Big Cave’) and earlier as Tylles Fawr (the ‘Great Hole’). The more commonly used modern name “Chartist Cave” dates from 1839 when Chartist reformers used the cave to stockpile weapons in advance of their march on Newport on 4th November of that year. There is a plaque at the entrance to the cave commemorating the actions of the Chartists.

This event is free thanks to Our Chartist Heritage with support from Heritage Lottery Fund. If you would like to support the festival, donations can be made at paypal.com/gb/fundraiser/charity/3516462

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