Past Walks & Events

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Goytre Reservoir

9:30 am
Sunday 29th March 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Dependant on Choice of walk. Between 6 & 8

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30 or Goytre Football Club at 9.40. Two options. 1 Goytre Reservoir 2. Goytré Reservoir plus hill climbs.

Tonmawr Windfarms

9:30 am
Sunday 22nd March 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am . Level 8 walk to Windfarm above Tonmawr

Swansea Bay

9:30 am
Sunday 15th March 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am. Travel to Swansea. Flat Level 5 wall towards Mumbles. Options of distance

B Walk

9:30 am
Sunday 23rd February 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am. Circular walk to River Neath and down onto Ferry Bend. Along Aberavon Beach to Naval Club and back to The Bulldogs

A Walk

9:30 am
Sunday 23rd February 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Challenging walk. Cilfrew. Level 8 walk. Hill climbs

Swansea Bay

12:00 am
Sunday 16th February 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am. Travel to Car park behind Morgans Hotel, Swansea. Two options. Long walk to Mumbles or shorter option of about 4 miles. Flat good terrain

Pontrhydyfen

9:30 am
Sunday 9th February 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA

Description: Group walk for all levels. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30 am or The Rhyslyn, Pontrhydyfen at 9.45 am. Two options to walk the full 9 miles circular or a shorter option of 3 miles.

Port Talbot Panthers Walk

10:00 am
Sunday 2nd February 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA or Aberavon Green Stars The Pavilion, Darwin Rd, Port Talbot SA12 6BS
Grade: Level 5

Description: Fundraising walk with Port Talbot Panthers Inclusion Rugby Team. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30 or Green Stare 9.45 to walk with these remarkable Rugby players. Walk from Green Stars to end of Prom and return. Approx 4 mmiles. Suggested donation £5 each towards Panthers

Main Walk – Tonna Canal

9:30 am
Sunday 26th January 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am or Tonna at 9.45. Flat Level 6 walk along Canal

New Starter Walk – Tonna

9:30 am
Sunday 26th January 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: New Starters . Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am. Travel to Tonna. Neath Canal back towards Neath. 2 miles flat walk

Margam Moors

9:30 am
Sunday 19th January 2020
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30 or by Margam Crem entrance at 9.40. walk down Longlands Lane to Margam Moors. Options for new starters to turn back or for main walk approx 6 miles

Margam Park

9:30 am
Sunday 24th November 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Late Autumn in Margam Park. 9.30 at The Bulldogs or 9.45 by The Abbey

Big Pit

9:00 am
Sunday 17th November 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA

Description: Special Marauders Sunday. November 17th. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.00am. Travel to Big Pit. Please wear your jackets and hats. Once inside the Pit, Steff is going to sing. Its a Working Man I Am. As when we went to the Keeper of the Collieries we will all join in the Chorus. After leaving the Pit you have two options. 1. Take your own vehicle and return. 2. Walk around the Blaenavon Iron Works which is a World Heritage Site.

Neath Canal Autumn

9:30 am
Sunday 10th November 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 7

Description: Autumn walk from The Bulldogs to Neath via Neath Canal. Level 7. Flat wall. Approx 8 miles

Neath Canal Autumn Walk

9:30 am
Sunday 27th October 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am or Tonna at 9.45. Level 6. Flat walk approx 8 miles

Autumn In Gnoll Park

9:30 am
Sunday 20th October 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30 or Gnoll Park Cimla entrance. 9.45. Level 8. Gradients approx 6 miles

Swansea Prom

9:30 am
Sunday 13th October 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Group Walk. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30 am. Travel to Swansea Marina. Walk along Prom towards Singleton Park. Walk around park and return. Level 6. Flat walk approx 6 miles.

Tenby

12:00 am
Tuesday 8th October 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA

Description: One night in Tenby with the Marauders. Leave Tuesday October 8th. Meet at The Bulldogs at 10.00am. To book a place speak to Graham Davies.

Group Walk. Swansea Bay.

9:30 am
Sunday 29th September 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: Group walk. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am. Travel to Swansea Marina. Level 5 flat prom walk to Singleton Park.

‘B’ Walk – Trecco Bay

9:30 am
Sunday 22nd September 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: 'B' Walk. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am. travel to Porthcawl. Flat Level 5 walk from the Marina to Trecco Bay on to Newton Beach

‘A’ Walk. Bryn Forest

9:30 am
Sunday 22nd September 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: 'A' Walk. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30. Travel to Bryn. Level 8. Approx 7 miles. Gradients

Neath Canal Circular

9:30 am
Sunday 15th September 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Group walk. Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30am or British Region Aberdulais at 9.45. Level 6 approx 6 miles. Flat good path

Richard Burton Trail

9:30 am
Sunday 8th September 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Group walk. Meet at The Bulldogs or Tesco overflow car park. Level 6. Approx 7 miles. relatively flat on good path.

Cader Idris

6:00 am
Thursday 5th September 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 10

Description: Leave The Bulldogs at 6.00am. Travel to a Bunkhouse in Dolgellau. This sleeps 16. Walk the second highest mountain in Wales. Cader Idris. A tough level 10.. Two nights in Dolgellau. Cost £50 for accommodation. £20 Minibus. The Bunkhouse is now fully booked with Marauders but alternative hotels are available to be booked individually.

Bank Holiday Walk

9:00 am
Sunday 25th August 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: We can decide on this weekend nearer the date.

Brombil Reservoir & Windmills

9:30 am
Sunday 18th August 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30 or Brombil at 9.45. Level 8 walk up to Brombil Reservoir then onto Windmills above.

Pontsticill Reservoir

9:00 am
Sunday 11th August 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs. Travel to Pontsticill approx 5 miles from Merthyr. Stunning walk around Pontsticill Reservoir. Level 8. Flat walk approx 9 miles.

Crymlyn Burrows

9:30 am
Sunday 4th August 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30. Travel to park vehicles behind Corner Park Garage by Swansea University. Level 5 flat walk from University back towards Briton Ferry bridge through Crymlyn Burrows

Tal y Bont – Brecon Canal

8:30 am
Saturday 27th July 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 5

Description: Brecon Canal. 8.30 start. Sunday 27th July. Travel to Tal y Bont. Brecon Canal 5 Locks. Beautiful flat walk. 8 miles

Margam Park

12:30 pm
Friday 26th July 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: A walk with 2 Welsh Assembly Members to promote our work at Welsh Government level. Meet at The Bulldogs at 10.30am. Travel to Margam Park. Walk we have completed on numerous occasions. Level 6 approx 5 miles, steady inclines up to the Pulpit, across to the old Mining shaft and back in front of the Castle stopping for a coffee in the Courtyard. Please attend if possible.

Hafod Grange

9:30 am
Sunday 21st July 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs 9.30 or Goytre football club at 9.45. Level 8 walk. Hill climbs. Long and gradual. Forest scenery. Approx 6 miles

Marauders Summer Bash

6:00 pm
Friday 19th July 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA.

Description: Summer night party at The Bulldogs. Friday July 19th, 6.00 start. Bring your own drinks. Fun, quiz and entertainment. Guaranteed to be a laugh.

Mach Loop

7:30 am
Monday 15th July 2019
7.30 start at The Bulldogs Travel to Machynlleth. Spectacular views of Fighter Jets at eye level. Hill climbs. Stop off on way home for food. This event is weather dependant. Actual flying times between 11.00am - 12.00am. We will confirm the event the day before when the weather forecast will be more accurate but at present it is showing a bright dry day. We will take Minibus and stop for breakfast in Morrisons in Aberystwyth. I have no idea of the difficulty of the walk but there is hill climbing. This will be a spectacular Marauders event. For those who are not aware of what it entails. Google Mach Loop.
Grade: Level ?

Cefn Bryn

9:00 am
Sunday 14th July 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Early start at 9.00am. Travel to Gower Heritage Centre. Circular walk which will include Cefn Bryn and Three Cliffs Bay. Level 8, inclines. A shorter route is available for those not wishing to do the full loop. Stunning Gower scenery

Quiz Night

6:00 pm
Friday 5th July 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA

Description: Bulldogs v Marauders v Armed Forces Veterans. Quiz night. Friday July 5th at The Bulldogs 6.00pm.

Cilfrew

9:30 am
Sunday 30th June 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30. Travel to Cilfrew. Level 8 walk. Approx 6 miles. Hill climbs. Fantastic views from summit.

Pen – y Fan – Tata Sponsored Walk

12:30 pm
Friday 28th June 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 9

Description: Rescheduled Tata Steel fund-raising walk. Pen y Fan. Meet at The Bulldogs at 12.30. Male & female on this walk. All invited. Tata employees are climbing Pen y Fan to raise money for the Marauders. Anyone able to attend and walk with them will be greatly appreciated.

Kenfig To Porthcawl

9:30 am
Sunday 23rd June 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30. Travel to Kenfig Pool. Walk to Rest Bay. Level 6. Flat. Approx 7 miles. Some on sand.

Hafod Grange

9:30 am
Sunday 16th June 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs 9.30 or Goytre football club at 9.45. Level 8 walk. Hill climbs. Long and gradual. Forest scenery. Approx 6 miles

Snowdon

8:00 am
Thursday 13th June 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 10

Description: Snowdon trip. Travel up to Premier Inn Caernarfon 13th June. Walk Snowdon or the lakes for those who do not want to do Snowdon. Travel across to Liverpool after the walk. Premier Inn Moorfields Liverpool. Celebration night out!!

Wellington Bomber The Other One!!

8:30 am
Sunday 2nd June 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA.
Grade: Level 10

Description: Walk to the site of the second Wellington Bomber site. Level 10 unknown walk. We will find it from maps

Walk B Margam Park Including Capel Mawr & Pulpit

9:30 am
Sunday 2nd June 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA.
Grade: Level 7/8

Description: Alternative walk for Walk B. Margam Park, it is about 5 or 6 miles and level 7/8 we will include Capel Mawr and the Pulpit, meet at the Bulldogs at 9:30 or the lower lake at 9:45.

Adams Walk

2:00 am
Thursday 30th May 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot, SA12 7PA.

Description: Adam Downey is walking from The Bulldogs to Pen y Fan Thursday May 30. This is a 40 mile walk. Marauders are invited to walk part of the route with him or all the way if you are able. He is raising funds for the Armed Forces Veterans at The Bulldogs. All welcome to do any part of the walk. We will be looking for Minibus driver to follow walkers from Ystradfellte to Pont ar Daf as a safety vehicle and to drive walkers back home. If anyone could do this it would be most appreciated

Beach Circular

9:30 am
Sunday 26th May 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 6

Description: Beach Circular walk from the Bulldogs to the Quays, down alongside the River Neath onto the beach & then return to the Bulldogs approx. 5 miles. Meet at the Bulldogs.

Brecon Beacons Horseshoe

12:08 am
Friday 24th May 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 10 +

Description: Friday May 24th. Meet at 8.30. Challenging Level 10 plus. Very challenging. Park at Ty Neuadd. Walk to the Horseshoe. Very steep climb up. Walk to Pen y Fan. Down Jacobs Ladder. Up Cribbyn. Up Fan y Big. Return to car park. Very challenging 10 miles. Stamina building for Snowdon. Tough walk. All day event

Hafod Grange

12:09 am
Sunday 19th May 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 9 walk

Description: Sunday May 19th. Level 9 walk. Hafod Grange up over top of Goytre Resorvoir. Preperation for Snowdon. Two options on walk. Full 9 miles of hills or shorter 5 miles of hills. All through forest. Lovely walk.

Cwm GWYDI

8:08 am
Friday 17th May 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 10 +

Description: Very challenging Level 10 plus. About 10 miles. The toughest way up Pen y Fan by climbing Cribbyn first then the Jacobs Ladder. Friday May 17th 8.30am start. Excellent Snowdon training. Very difficult terrain with very steep incline/decline. Scramble in places. Not an easy walk so be prepared. All day. White Horse on way home (be rude not to!!)

Tonmawr Windmills

9:30 am
Sunday 12th May 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8 Walk

Description: Meet at The Bulldogs at 9.30. Level 8 walk. Inclines.

Wellington Bomber Carreg Goch

9:00 am
Sunday 5th May 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA
Grade: Level 8 Walk

Description: Iconic walk up to the crash site of a Wellington Bomber on the Brecon Beacons. Level 8 walk. Meet at 9.00 at The Bulldogs. Travel to Dan yr Ogef. The walk is approx 4 miles. Challenging at first but relatively easy afterwards although climbing/descending and uneven ground. Please bring your sticks. This walk will be weather dependent with a decision a day before.

Mal’s Marauders Annual General Meeting

12:17 am
Tuesday 30th April 2019
Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities, Fenbrook Close, Port Talbot SA12 7PA

Description: Arrive at 5.15 at The Bulldogs. Please wear Jackets and hats for photos.

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