Guided Walks - Henry Vaughan: the Swan of Usk
- Monday 22 October, 2018 – 10.00 am
- Llansantffraed Church, Talybont-on-Usk and surrounding area
- Tickets: £5 (limited numbers: advance booking essential, lunch not included in ticket price)
- Dydd Llun 22 Hydref, 2018 – 10.00 am
“Wales gave me birth, in the place
where Father Usk launches
down from the windswept mountains
to wander in broad valleys”
(from a Latin poem in Olor Iscanus)
Two walks above and along the Usk Valley exploring the poetry and landscape of 17th-century poet Henry Vaughan together with a visit to Llansantffraed Church and Vaughan's grave led by Elizabeth Siberry and Mervyn Bramley.
Pub lunches available at The White Hart, Talybont-on-Usk, LD3 7JD.
Please wear suitable footwear and clothing.
Morning walk (one moderate hill climb)
Meet 10am in the large layby with the WC on the A40 2/3 mile south-east of Llansantffraed Church (SO129228).
Llansantffraed Church visit (12.15pm)
The church (LD3 7YF) is on the A40 6 miles south-east of Brecon at the turning to Talybont-on-Usk.
Afternoon walk (easy)
Meet 2pm outside The White Hart, Talybont-on-Usk, LD3 7JD.
More information on the Henry Vaughan heritage at Llansantffraed Church can be found on the following webpage: