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New Year’s Eve on Glastonbury Tor

Saturday 31st December 2016 / Sunday 1st January 2017

To close 2015, Brunel Walking Group headed up to the summit of Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons. By all accounts, it was a dry but chilly time.

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A similar plan was in place for the final day of 2016. But, this idea was hampered by a deterring weather forecast across South Wales. An alternative arrangement was made to climb Glastonbury Tor instead.

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Stargazing in Glastonbury

Wednesday 12th August 2015

My friend Anna recently suggested making a serious effort to experience the Perseid Meteor Shower, which apparently happens annually in August. There’s a very good chance you’ve already heard of this and may even have made your own efforts to witness the shooting stars.

Peering upwards from behind a window wasn’t going to cut it, with a reasonably good forecast in our region. We decided that we would head to the heights of Glastonbury Tor, in the hope of escaping much light pollution and stealing a good seat for the show.

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