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Annual Outdoor Gathering Swansea

General information

Bookings for accommodation and meals are now open and details of many of the activities  are now on the website. More are being added all of the time. You can find these by selecting 'Annual Outdoor Gathering' on the drop down menu under 'Groups' on the events page.

Here is a link to the map of the campus showing the location of accommodation, parking  and catering.

Location Map

GOC's Annual Outdoor Gathering 2019 will be held from Friday 26th to Monday 29th July at the University of Swansea Singleton Park Campus, overlooking Swansea Bay and a few minutes’ walk from the All Wales Coast path.

Swansea is just off the M4 and served by frequent main-line rail and coach services. A regular bus service goes to the campus from both the rail and bus stations.

The programme of outdoor activities will include a choice of walks of varying difficulty on the Gower Peninsula, UK’s first area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Brecon Beacons, and a cycle ride each day (Saturday and Sunday), as well as a coach trip on the Sunday to St Fagans  National Museum of History in Cardiff. There will be two walks on offer for the Monday, and a walk and tour at The National Botanic Gardens of Wales on Tuesday, for people staying longer to explore this beautiful area.

We expect to post details on the website by the end of April, with bookings for individual activities opening on 1st June. Online booking is required for all individual outdoor activities and will close on 12th July. Numbers for each event are limited and you will need to book separately for each event.

Please click on the items below to open other relevant documents:

Map of the campus

Other activities and places of interest if staying longer in Swansea 

Schedule of outdoor activities for weekend

Agenda for AGM [link to be added when the agenda is finalised]

Information for attendees [link to be added a week or two before the event]

 

Important Information for attendees

Please do not make commitments for travel or other expenses until your booking is confirmed. Bookings will close on 30th June for accommodation and meals. 

Full details are available to members only

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