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Onllwyn -The Welsh mining village where lesbians and gays supported the miners

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General information

Explore the area where London lesbians and gays came to support the mining community of Onllwyn during the miners strike in 1984/5.

See actual locations where "Pride" was filmed. Not seen the film? We recommend you do.

We will go behind Henrhyd, the highest waterfall in South Wales, and walk on a Roman road beside the sites of a fort and camp.  St Patrick is said to have been born here.

The terrain includes a steep descent to the waterfall, and uphill on the Roman road, but is otherwise a fairly level route on moorland, fields, tarmac lanes and stony tracks.  Several stiles.

Terrain / Difficulty

mostly moderate with a few ups and downs

Approximate Distance

9 miles

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