Posted: Wed 2nd Mar 2016

Footpath improvement works

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 2nd, 2016

Footpaths throughout Carmarthenshire are having a makeover. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Work is well underway improving over 20kms of footpaths across the country as part of The Rights of Way Improvement Plan Funding Programme. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Some £55k of works will make paths more accessible to walkers and will include new signage, bridging and surfacing with links to the Wales Coast path in Llangain. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Welsh Government project is managed by Natural Resources Wales and implemented by Carmarthenshire Council’s countryside team. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The council’s executive board member for leisure, Cllr Meryl Gravell said: “These works enhance our rights of way network and make it more accessible for the public to explore our beautiful countryside.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The project has also included the revision and updating of 5 County Walk leaflets covering Llwynywormwood, Llansteffan, Drefach Velindre, Cwmdu and Llandovery. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

These are available online now to view or download at http://www.discovercarmarthenshire.com/active/walking-routes.html with hard copies being available at tourist information centres shortly. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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