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BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION WE!ST CHESHIRE CO.UNTY S T A F F The County Commissioner: F. 0. PAUL, J.P., ” Overchurch,” Upton, Wirral. Assistant County Commissionerat R. T. BIGLAND, D.C.C.. ” Grcyfriars,” Hcswall, W i m l . N. B. SADLER (Rov& Scouts, .31, Fa1 kland Road, Wallazq. G. A. J. BEGG (Scouts), 10, Walnut Lane, Hartford, Chcsh&.- ’ ’ Resident Camp Warden: Captain N. A. ANDERSON, A.D.C., Brynbach. Saran, Dcnbigh. ’ p-c ” ‘&d. l s under ;lot IO dl nbigh Ceunry Secretary. The Convaicacc~t Camp ir in charge of h4n. N. A . &DERSON. Hon.Mcdical Officer to the Camp: “’ Dr. DUFF, Beech House, Vale Street, Dcnbigh. . Hon. County Secretary: Majqt W. E. BINGHAM-GADD, ” Shortlands,” Aldulcy Edge, C_hcrhire.
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North, South, East and West we qffer this Booklet aware Of its many deficiencies, but assuring them of a hearty welcome to Brynbach.
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Our thanks are due to Alderman T. J. Roberts, Ruthin, for Historical and Geological Notes, and to many friends for the photographs.
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. . WHoHAtH SMELT WOOD-SMOKE At ((‘4 HAtH HEARD THE 6lRcHILOC ’ 6, WHO IS QUCK’ID READ THE NOISES OFl74L LETMIMFDLLOW WITH tWE O T H E R S : - D+ - fDR THE YDUNC ME& FER ARE TURNWG*W TO ?Mt CAMPS Of PROVE0 DESIRE AAD KNowp( DE~l$Ml& . . . . . . _. _ . . . . . ...““... . . . .

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in the Commote of Rhufoniog. On the west. The Camp is a portion of ” Tir Mostyn ” (the land of Mostyn). ! (BRYN t hill .’ . in the Hundred of Isdulas (below the Dulas=a river). at the head of the valley. 1. In 1j34. Brynbach is rendered on the Ordnance Map as ” Bryn-bat. huge beams of oak. which contains four hundred “ and twenty-seven and a half acres.. i.. miles from f. sixty shillings.547 feet.” is probably of late Tudor period. and the influential gentry lived on their own estates and took a pride in them. and converted one hundred and sixty ” acres thereof into arable land. is said to have at one ” time belonged to the aforesaid township of Pereyon ” (Priori))) and is wholly an escheat of the lord. for short). as *he handed out the Golden Arrow to a representative of every natlon:I give to you the Golden Arrow of Peace and Goodwill.i ’ . In Roman times the inhabitants were Ordovices. the Mostyns being an important North Wales family. of which ” Bryn-bat ” is obviously a contraction.” ” Brynbagle.” The Golden Arrow will remind all Scouts of OUT great Chief’s closing words at the x929 Jamboree. There is little doubt but that aviation ~111 in the very near future bc a feature in the training of “ Scoutmg for Boys.C. To the north rises Mc$ Ytta. when agriculture experienced a golden age.. Ten tena’nts now rent the same in eight ” holdings. with external walls a yard thick in places..342 feet: It _is upon this hillside facing the camp there is a feature umque fn Scoutcraft. Hugh de Beckele.” etc.* it far and wide. and formed part of the Kingdom of the ancient Welsh Princes..&tion is available for all Scouts and Cubs. i i.. The house itself. 200 yards in length. for four hundred and twenty-seven and “ a half acres of land and waste.” Brynbach will be ready for ” the day. This is a description of ” B-Qn-b&h ” in de Beckle’s own words:” The hamlet of Brenbacle.250 feet. which was granted to the Earl of Lincoln by Edward I in 1. and the name is variously given as ” Mostyn.:’.”the slope of For years to come the living Golden Arrow upon Bryn Qcyrl will bear silent witness to this great truth. 1.eyey se. Through its centre runs !he’ Afon Conquest-the river of the battlefield. It has the appearance of having been built during the later portion of Queen Elizabeth’s reign by some prosperous owner. and will act as a sure guide to the Scout airplane to tke safe landing place. . and the territory called ” Teginia. etc._. or Bockele. lovely valle some six miles south-west from Denblgh. .. An Arrow. I .” Brynbach is situated in the Parish of. . And in the ” time of the Earl of Lancaster the said hamlet was released ” to eight tenants (to be held in ley) who afterwards built ” (on) the same hamlet. that all m&n may know of the * Fathhrhood of God and the brotherhood. BACH : little. Ccr.. The Mostyns were originally members of an English colony settled in the locality by de Lady on confiscated and other land. .282. and partitions in places of primitive ” wattle and daub. . 1 Mostyn. The original MS. 1. The vallev is 900 feet above sea camp area is 567 acres.” 5 Above is the Scout ” fleur-de-lis ” planted out in greep la. and is still preserved in the British Museum. drew up a Survey of the Castle and Lordship of Denbigh.” but is variously given in ancient documents as ” Brynbacle. Llanrhaiadr-ynCinmairch (Llanrhaiadr Y.: I. black with age.” ’ ” Brynbagyl. contrary to the letter of the ” said lease.) The Camping Ground of the West Cheshire ~pY.~C. rendering annually at Whitsuntide and Michael” mas. is in Latin. uthin. has been plan!ed m --_ Golden Yew.” ” Brynbagl.. solidly and substantially built of lotal stone. of man.t~ &.. Gruffydd and David. In a few years’ time both these features will be visible for many miles..rrh.” “ Moston ” or ” Mouston ” in old documents... On the south Bryn Ocyn.

. . the big liners going to or from Liverpool may be seen-. And so the said hamlet might ” let at thirty-six shillings and eight pence more. Productus Comoides.” \ A Trust has been formed to administer this scheme. ._ . with the far-flung panorama of the Clwydian mountains as background . and two ” hundred acres thereof are worth one hundred shillings per And two hundred and ” annum. marked on map. jasper and chalcedony are said to have been found in the rocks above Llanrhaiadr..w. _. perchance. had no power except during his own lifetime . kestral.. from points of vantage on the north.. “ twenty-seven and a half acres. . glimpses of the sea across which. . Nautilus or The‘ new and old red sandstones. the gu.. All animals and birds will be encouraged to breed.._. . This can be seen from View Point.. Iq3j:“ Scouts to Have a Real Camp. near Denbigh. . .. and black furrows whence the peat has been cut. G E O L O G I C A L ‘NOT=. There are several stones on Brynbach that may prove to be of meteoric origin. To the east and south-east. . now the grazing ground of countless sheep and the haunts of the fox. 6 Extract from ” Daily Express. _ ‘).. By arrangement with the Forestry Commissioners. and for a bed full of chert concretions at the base of the quarry. the sylvan beauty of the Vale of Clwyd. and ” because the aforesaid tenants have turned the said hamlet ” to tillage. cairns. These are some of the plans behind the establishment of a permanent camping site at Brynbach. The establishment of a Bird The planting of a Forest. In these uplands. dotted over with tumuli. \vho so re-leased the said hamlet to ” them.. but the boundary lmes are obscured by drift... peat 1s still an important source of fuel. e. Beautiful specimens of agate. . .* to the west. . ’ a . The security of the land for all time for the use of young people. which are poor waste.. !_ . .. the shrill whistle of the shepherd. the eerie silence broken by the wail of the curlew. and Animal Sanctuary. and there are large boulders. . the limestones Euomphalus.. with stacks of peat.. -4. Fossils. . The lower Brown Limestone is remarkable for a section of false-beddmg along one side.’ perhaps fifty years ahead. than at ‘I present.. . resting on the Wenlock Shale on the south-west..” March 2znd. and apparently. A mile further west is a large quarry.._. There will be no shooting qver the camp. There was a local belief that a coal-field existed beneath Segrwyd Park. We are looking thirty. or. which have been dropped from passing icebergs.. with the other land. of a rock alien to the local geological formations. ‘?_.” The surrounding scenery is remarkably varied and picturesque. when we determined to find a camping site which could be secured for boys for all time.” _%_~:__bd &I hmiet is at the lord’s will. ’ 7 . in herbage. . . . faulted against the Trias on the north-east. are ” worth._ .. hut-circles. are common features of the landscape. .. price per acre six-pence. and other vestiges of prehistoric man.. because ” &e &r-i ot Lancaster. and clay-slate formations in the district seem to be almost blended together. six shillings and ” eight-pence a year at least. owl and other creatures of the wild.. To the west of the village of Llanrhaiadr there is a detached area of carboniferous limestone of a circular form.n of the sportsman amongst the grouse. . contrary to the stipulation of the lease. 308~~0 trees have already been planted.. the vast solitudes of the Hiraethog Moors.

centuries ago-who knows fJo\v man)‘. J. The Camp Fire site is west of the ” Flag Pole. _. I I I .‘the farm was cut off from the outside world b> snow and ice._.i. This room will be used for the ” Scouts Own ” and “ Camp Fire ” when the weather makes an outside gathering impossible .. At each corner ladders lead into the water. occupies one end upon which the Scout star artists play their parts.*__ ..I .. has been restored . L.. in Snowdonia. . clumps of rhododendron add colour to the binks of fern which form this sylvan setting.:_ . .--l. 8 Presented to the Camp by the late A. which will accommodate 200 Scouts (seated). During the excavation of’the Swimming Pool. ’ ‘.*. where thg. +. CAMP FIRE. Esquire . : XI . would accommodate 400 Scouts in case of any emergency.. semicircular rising Kroantl has been filled in with log seats. its flagged floor re-laid.I.. depth. while the green grass. 6 in. 9 The walls are hung with Buffalo. from whence it had travelled to its final rest% place.-. At the deep end are the usual spring-board and high-diving platforms. entered from an ante-room.. when .. to 3 ft._. Earle. THE OLD BARN.. . .-:: . a musical instrument is available...1w1 is suitably insrribrd. - ‘.. It is surprising the wealth of talent which a Scout camp yields. and its deeply-scored sides tell of its passage. and 5 ft. A platform.-r.. the contractors f&nd firmly embedded in the cla)7 shale il Glacial Boulder. It lies surrounded bv all manner of trees.i- I.. .. left thrre with the break up of the Ice Age. . backed by trees.# This building... The pool’is of regulation length and width.. The Pool is constantly fed by a mountain stream of sparkling water. B.” The. THE BOULDER STONE. i’ts rafted oak roof is exposed to view .Y .PL-: ... Deer and other heads. . This is situated in a charming little dell. perhaps its former home was some lofty peak.winter’s supply of food was kept. 6 in._ .-. \’ .-. lt is now mounted on a cairn of stones at the end of the S\vimnlillg 1~~11._. This M’. It is of Granite. forms a stage for the Camp’s talent. THE STORM HUT..for months on end. It is made of smooth surface reinforced concrete. . .LS once the Granary and Storehouse at Brynbach Farm... and flagged surround with seats complete the picture.: THE SWIMMING POOL.

possessing Kayaks will bring them. rising at the valley head.the silent waters of the River Clwvd to wend its way through the daisy-covered. gathers volume from the many rivulets which flow down the pIlies of the hills on cithcr side.” Through the Camp valley flows the Afon Conquest-the river of the battlefield-which. Lies at the south entrance to the ‘Camp. After lcnving the Camp the river chnngcs both its name and character. T H E B O A T I N G. The supply of water is from springs higher up the valley. alongside the Afon Conquest. chatter. All these sources of water have been analytically and bacteriologically cxnmincd : the reply to every test being one of absolute purity. artificial banks have been made. The beautiful Silver Birch and Rowan trees remain upon its banks and on the delightful islands. but of man. Some boais are available. ‘:.1 ncvcr-cncling supply. . giving . cattle-trodden meadow till the open sea is reached. to join the shining river. and it is hoped Groups. Y’ ( .) feet to 2 feet.. which are strictly preserved. ” I chatter. Innumerable springs of sparkling water bubble up at many points in the Cnmp Arcn. L A K E : ‘. but I go on for ever. ” .WATER. It is to be remembered this is a boating. has been excavated to the extent of many hundreds of tons . and men may go. as I . noisy Clywed.. becoming the Afon Clywedog-the chattering. not a swimming lake. For men may come. - . giving R clcpth of 3. An area of low-lying. Thus it chatters over its stony bed until it loses itself in. swampy ground. I . The lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout. It is not a product of Nature. .Bow.

. SADLER.. “” II II /..C.1121l*\~:*1 \‘liII pl.lippc-d camp sites’ in thr c o u n t r y . . hfr. dining tables. /I I. Rovers. keep your shirts on ! I should hate to think of a crw planting itself down qvztilzete for a week or two.. Ywl want to hilt through ~onw of the w i l d spots il\VA!’ flI~ll1 tl~llllI’ 11i1115 ~Illti lwlr$ j~lllll~>S .. bagged it....w fl~~llll \‘(l(ll’ fblw-iric$ (hlrt. one of thr tincst and best-cq...lllt t0 g:ct SOllll’ ” p4 ” sites vii route. _ ./ . will fhciiia 1. . . don’t YOU? ‘Brynbach. . and so forth. tltm’t ~0 II!* \a.* of liuthiil You iilltl’ t...1\‘cl1 tile And if you happen to IK rotten ciimprrs t o I t ’ s f~~ir\*laiitl won’t pronounce the la&-named place co&ctly.lil l-illl Iii!: I’ 31~ iv in his sleep. Rut. . you’ w a n t to see plnccs of intcrcst on your hikes. thy should hike.‘ J*OII... . . J’OII \V.FROM THE ROYER SCOUTS’ POINT OF VIEW. d o n ’ t ~OII ?-codd you beat N o r t h \\‘illCS I 50 i t coin15 t o this-Hiikc t o Br\*nbach. Any\19?y.S O called because.. it gives good camping. 13..the early days of Brynbach. and you can’t hear the scouts drz!mrnmff OII their plates wth t h e i r s p o o n s or the small Cub crymg for I .. some Sea Rovers. and put a metachorical barbed-wire fence round it.\\‘:I\‘. ! i i .. \1(.\*f\-lliog. tltll attempt. with a keen eye to their own comfort.. 1 rniitcs..” All right. I2 all till.. “ 13rynbach is obviously a starzding Camp. /. ! ! ! I I i i i 1 I. hike to Brynbach. Roberts offers a lovcl!~ site. . \J’hen you get to Brynbach.... Bqnbach f o r R o v e r s ? ” Surciy n o t . Rovers worth calling Rovers go hikec‘amping.. . and you will hardly recommend Rovers to scttlc themselves down with bell tents. A. Yes. but if you want to stay a night thcrc. Of cm(rsc.C. in . you’ &II be sent to camp in ” Rover Glen ‘I. 11 ill1 tlCpWd3 Il~XJll \Vllnt’ timr 1’011 \\.. CWII nt the JOIIII yomigsti9x won’t we you . my dcnr mm.tr~c*c*.. N. ‘3 (Rovers).. wo11’t sug$?st i Il:lvca. f. ” y o u w i l l exclaim./..

.t’y. .: . . .:. . I .I.. .“: . .‘1:..’ 1 ~ . . . .._. become’our frnrlcss friends . *. it was a fox calling to his mate.. :._’ .’ -I. The Red Squi&l lives in the woods. Consisting of two large fields..remain’: so.‘pk?Se read ” Camp Information ” at end of the ‘hooklet..~.As special conditions apply to this ground wiII ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ il::. . : 1 /.BiF. short bark as you lay awake in your tent last night ? It wasn’t a dog . The camp valley .j ...* . L:. . here is a wonderful setting for a real ” Cubby ” Camp. that their nests are untouched . .has been’ from all time an *undisturbed ~nnctuaty for Animal and Bird life. s.. :’ . . -’ . .~I~E. There he lives in the spacious cave he has made. _. .* “N’+j’i~. ever busy collecting nuts for winter.. WAGTAIL I TAILED +R ’ APVIMALS.. ::. .T\.ir!Pc * . ‘I: ‘ a n d t’in: case of unfavourable weather a GW~IPI.~~ ‘:! :ty’r I: . :: : 1) . : .c ..:’ e :../ ‘.. ‘Let us see to it that they... . washing and sanilnrL..!$. The Otter is JO be found on the banks of many streams. The ” Little Men ” are in luck. . llli~.‘. Rcmcmbcr Law No.. .th$r offspring ~Inrnolested..sle&ping accommodation if n e c e s s a r y . 1’1 “‘l‘~<!r)fl Ii j::.. .‘T.” THE CUBS. Can’t you picture your jungle stunts in real woods-can’t you visuahse Mowgli leading the Pack to a thrilling chase after Shere Khan.. and what further luck-a real wood all to themselves. for thcrc is R specially set 1: aside ‘. . . (..’ site ” for their own camping. The Rabbit. 1 . The scope you will have for exploiting your Pack’s undoubted taste for “ letting off steam ” m places where there is nobody to ’ disturb or interfere-what frolics-what hunting-the streams-the walks-the rabbits-in fact. Now. worth a great deal you will agree.t’:_. a-1..’ . This playful little #fellow will do sentry duty round your tent and guard you as you sleep. .” y. In another part ‘of this booklet you will see the general camp attractions m lake. pr.!._. you will be in the middle of all that the outdoor Cub loves. .. Akela. Then shall we be awakened in the morning by the ckylark high above our tent singing his song of welcome to a new day..i:!.-SEEONEE.. -y. :‘.t.: * . . jumpicg from branch to branch . and all day long fishes. .‘:.I: ” I ... sing-song rooms.:... etc but the fact that the Cubs have a ” den ” all of their own i..: 1. * .‘.r\p .. 6. Did you hear a sharp.i\. The Fox. . . Good hunting to all that hunt at Brynbach..“.’ .... i: . to his heart’s content. : It must still. with permanent conveniences.~.. swimming pool.*Witei is laid on .’ ‘d A.. . _. ‘~.’ .. ..:y/.‘. .I. :... /I.” .

WHITE -THROAT i given. I. ..The Wild Duck have made their home in this valley.. The Wagtail. His lair has many ways in and out. you may put up a hare r ! ‘-Graceful of form and fleet of foot. . . nesting on the banks o’f many a stream. The Seagull. leaving If you hear a squeal in the stillness of the night last cry of a ybung rabbit caught by his natw-al :. Crested Wren.: Tl& Hare. . loves to hop from stone to stone in the many mountain streams. but he will eat frogs.: .. the Carrion Crow flies by . . and please do not frighten them off the lake . and the Brown Sparrow Hawk poises overhead. He seldom comes out in the day. Paying you a visit at meal times will be the Sparrow. and Robm.. busily fishing for a meal of trout..’ The Heron. Tom-Tit.our -smaller water-birds. Golden . Skylark. most graceful of.c. are the beautiful finches-the Bullfinch.. His food is chiefly nuts and roots. ‘. Chaffinch. the Peewit calls. and Whitethroat. j The Badger is one of the larger burrowing animals. :< .a rare delicacy. who fly miles to some quiet mountain stream in search of food. are to be found the Pheasant. and Blackbird. grey-feathered Heron.. He is equally at home on the meadow as beside the restless sea.. amid the bracken and heather. The Woodpecker noisily hammers with his beak . ._. and consider a wasp’s..: .-The Clwyd valley has many of these birds. Upon the hill sides and on the moors.’ : . Partridge. As you ramble about...’ .” the hills for the shore during the summer. In the woodsthe Owl and Wood Pigeon make their home. Among the songsters are the Linnet. Wander down the banks of o?e of the many streams and you will possibly disturb the graceful. . While. . Thrush. he eniovs the life he has bee. and Grouse.. 17:.:. Yellow Hammer.. and Curlew nesting on the higher ground. BIRD LIFE. Snipe. nest . This watcher of our coast is to be found many miles inland. as if they knew no limits to their habitation. 16 17 .) ‘.

‘. . C h e s t e r . . = 631 From Denbigh follow Camp Signs _ _.. .“_” . . 734 miles. Queensferry. . .. Northwich. 8. From Denbigh follow Camp Signs = 64 $9’ . A: 61 . . Whitchurch.. ‘i’ . Uttoxeter. j-c . Mersey Tunnel. ! 4. cyclists or motor cyclists. Route from Manchester and South-East Lancashinr. 101 miles. . From Denbigh follow Camp Signs .. .. .’ .~~fr. . . 1074 miles. NoGhwich. .. Tarporley. I *. Nantwich.&&rnde. . : I.. Denbigh. In all Routes we recommend from Mold an alternative route of approach.:. /. . .. = . Altrjncham. . . Route from Derby:Newca. Denbigh.a . . but not wide enough for motor cars. Chester. . via Ruthin to Gyfyl!iog../ .u. . the same mileage. ... . Knutsford. = 6) 8.. ” :. I. .’ I. . . and another road. . III miles.. Bodfari. M o l d . I : . Mold. Mold. Mold. i’ :.: Y ‘744 miles. . . Route from Preston and further North:Preston. 1 % . = 67 miles. ..... . the more attractive.. .. Wrexham.. . Denbigh. ‘i. . . Chester. Macclesfield. Stoke-on-Trent.i. From Denbigh follow Camp Signs _ / From Denbigh follow Camp Signs Route from Sheffield and South Yorkshire:- Sheffield. : 4. .’ M a n c h e s t e r . 68 miles. Bodfari. Denbigh. 8 . . Bodfari. = Birkenhead..I. Buxton.’ .. 105) miles. for walkers.’ A’-. Bakewell. I.’I\. == 64 .: . ‘ . .. . . Caergwrle. . . In which village you will find a Brynbach Sign Post denotmg one second class road for motors. I.. = 982 miles... Dcnbigh. Gailey. 5.... .3.. Bodfari. .. Newport. ROAD APPROACHES TO BRYNRACH. .’ Route from Birmingham and Midland Counties:Birmingham. .. Liverpool. = 104) miles. .

incidentally.” He died in x798. yearly tor havmg a water-course to his mill at Brenthluer ” (Brynlluarth).lJ* Ol J. 6 miles. ._.. . 8 . Gyfylliog. We are told by de Beckle. . Brynlluarth (4& lMilcs from Camp-turn right at Prion). : “I thr United Kingdom. . 3 PLACES OF INTEREST.. L.. the ancient surveyor. St.) This pretty little Welsh village is easily reached from thy Camp.sss smm . dots not get .. ?fzVestry contains a good collection of Welsh and English Bibles. thickets of Coed Marchan till the gates of the town were thrown open for the people coming to the Fair (September.‘8 8 888 .harles I escaped to Gyfylliog. He accompanied Cook on his voyages in 1776. September 27th.. . ” 'l'llt* skg:c* IZulhin lllC 25111 tl. Dr. A I’nrlinmcntary force approaching was held in check whilst C.‘.. Chester. .. which is the smallest in . It is interesting to recall that Dr. ‘. The return to Brynbach m a y b c made by keeping to the valley to Bryn Ocyn . The view obtained from the top of the tower of the Vale of Clwyd is of surpassing beauty./ .. There is a monument to the Lloyds in Llanrhaiadr Church.” This proves that Brynlluarth was a place of some consequence in those days. Its principal fc~turc is the Cathedral. 164. through which flows the noisy.. (Distance ffom Denbigh. Between Pantpastynog and Part Postyn is a farm called Brvnlluarth..) . Esquire. . Gyfylliog ” Register..S. a walk of two miles brings one into +c village.M..:‘They hid themselves in the:. Holborn. Charles I saw his army defeated on Rowton Moor.. I’. who was also a poet of some note.ll. 1643. t h a t t h e r e i s one w a t e r m i l l thcrc held free by Iorwrrth ap L l e w e l y n .s.-(Gloomy with foliage. The mill is still in existence.off .. B u t Iorwcrth . ” .. and was buried in St. 6 miles. * we find that he has to pay ” 12s.\llll.. .by .. Andrew’s. 1040. was born at Nantglyn Vicarage..* ‘. thence o\*cr the hill Bryn Ocyn into Camp. sta)rccl there two nights.‘ Ccnfesydd. . London. 1 6 4 6 .y. Hr was surgeon upon the ship ” Discovery. and was an eyewitness of Cook’s murder by the cruel and treacherous Sandwich Islanders. “. In the time of Henry IV the town of Ruthm was 20 t. . . cntircly free. bee it remembered that ” King Charles I was this day and year above written making his ” rendezvous in the Parish of Gyfylliog in a place then called .. Fled on horse to Dcnbigh Castle. . The Parish Register contains the following interesting note:“’ Saturday. St.” Ik'~illl ill sacked: . and.” under Captain Cook.” .. Asaph is one of the two Cathedral Cities of North Wales... Distance for the round trip./...” which was reprinted in 17S6 under the title ” Narratives.’ ‘. ‘the water-course being apparently in the township of Llewesog. Septcmbcr 24th. because . . It was burnt down by Owen Glendower. 21 .” was the High Sheriff for the County of Denbigh. rebuilt 1482.. Asaph. “ Biographica Britannica.. Follow the line of posts along the river bank to the road . Samuel wrote an account of the murder for the.. . . that Ruthin was a walled town. 8. Railway or Crosville ‘bus..?he ditty began at D c n b i g h ..s. David Samuel. In 1701 ” John Lloyd of Brynlluart. April 17th.. Nantglyn (3 Miles from Camp).Farm.5. Owen Glyndwr’s followers. 1400) f ” and then the Lord of Brynlluarth rushed in at the head of his company. In the Choir the carved stalls are good. . chattering Clywedog.) Transport.

C o n w a y . After thr restoration o f thr monnrch~*.oi interrst is the estcnsivc ruins of the Castle.” . It played its part in the border wars. lllilc-s. by whom it was dismantled. Rltthitl. L. ‘Dliring the Civil \Var it was hcltl for ~‘harles 1 : surrendcrctl after three months’ siege and demolished.I 011ct’ s. .ln arrhitc*clllr~. with many old buildings dating from 1400. Coupled with this are all the amusements which go to mnkr an attractive resort. is famccl for its oak roof of . b u i l t car-l\. pivcn bv Henry VII. ‘_. Ruthin Cnstlr was built b!.S. L. ‘fhc it-. Down one runs the Afon Conway. 1277.I fra~tncnt o f stoiic>\vork k~low~l .) A picturcsquc busy Welsh to\vn.N. . taken by the Parliamentary forces and drstro!*rcl.11.towers.S. with golden sands i.~l (‘. Rnil\vn!T or Crosville ‘bus. ti~~Jlv captured and rebuilt by Edward I. (I)isl:lll(x* frotti 1~r~~111~11.s t h e Olcl ” I’. h mosl \vllic. Bettws-y-Coed. and that paradise of artists-The Faiq CrlPll.tro~lp ant1 benlltiflll fortress. should not bc missrd. Drnbigh Castle \vas the last \\‘&I~ fortress to hold out for Charles I. Its chief point of interest is the ruins of the Castle. During the Civil %Var it was held for the Kinp. g miles. . During the Civil War it was held for the King : was taken by the Parliamentary Forces after a siege. :.--” The Chapel or Sanctuary in the Wood.:’ tllc summer. with their . Railway or Crosville ‘bus. 12 miles. This . resorts. It lies lvhere three xlalleys converge.) Transport.” Claims to be the beauty spot of Wales.~rliamunt House . i t was blown up b y order o f Chnrlcs II.~iwt. I<d\vartl I.joo pnnels. 7.walled and castellated town lies at the mbuth of the river of that name. It f r e q u e n t l y c h a n g e d hancls .i froilt. encircle the town.. C\:alls: 14 miles of these defensive works.N. ‘I’hc fine Parish Church.Its rhic>f plory lies in the rtlirls of . Rhyl. Rh!*I is one of the popular North Wales Coast holida\. in the XI Century. ‘.\r:. built by Edward I in 1284. in which are situated the Conway Falls. ?J : : . The present structure (which is modern) is used as a sanatorium and is not open to visitors.A promcnaclc. mnK:liificxnnt slxcimc*ll o f Eliz:ihc*th. built 1310.nc lastiq nine months. t\vo m i l e s l o n g . and lqmntl o p e n sea hathint: attract thousands tlurin. (Distance from Denbigh. upon! it is inscribed: ” This fragment is the remains of the building where ‘King Edward 1 held his Parliament in 1283.) Transport. securing to the Principality of Wales its judicial rights and indcpendcnce. * Plas Mawr.~ml)rinn ~Ariitllmy of . Charles I took rcfugr \vithin its ~~111s after his retreat from Chester. Rhuddlan. surrendering after a sic. III tlw town i s . Charles II granted it to the Earl of Conway. (Distance from Denbigh. d u r i n g the struggle f o r W e l s h indc~pc~ntlcncc.ll is 110w IIN* Ii~nw o f Ihr I<oy. built in the reign of Etl\\nrd I.

‘1. A busy market town in the Conway valley... ....~ /s. Given good visibility.. 88. . ’ . but was the Parliamentary Forces... which has its source in Llyn Mymbyr.‘j. .r.s.\I *.: ‘.‘... The view from across the Afon Seiont is one of unforgettable beauty.-” The Church of St.....’ . such a riot of beauty in mountain... terminating in . ...:. 1660... 1936. .. .560 feet. ...’ Jones. .. The Prince of Wales in 19x1... with its sweep of / / promenade..I. . .. *‘. Its chirf glory is the Castle. .8. (D%ance from :.I .:“:. ..’ II I . . 1. : . IW. .. .~~l~~l~~ . The Chief Scout Cutting First Sod of Storm Hut. . Tudno...... ‘_ .._. Turning inland.. seeing it is within easy reach of the beauty I spots of North Wales.. . go to make an attractive watering-place are here.a “...) Lies on the Menai Straits. bounded by England..: . s..‘:f >’ ‘: ii its river bridge.!. Caernarvon Castle was the scene of the investiture of the Chief Scout for Wales as H... . .. :.I 1. 88. ‘_ ’ . 50 miles.R. .b.’ .. is there to he formd : . yw... _.... :.>. 88..I ... Great' Britain has nothing to xompare’ with the area which goes under the term Snowdonia.I ..) .. A.. I . the . x646..: ‘: Llandudno lies in a beautiful crescent bay. . the view from the summit reveals the Irish Sea as a land-locked lake.” 24 : ... 3 .. 1. .. is without equal in Wales. _‘.I’..” ..1.-The fortress opposite Anglesey. Llatlrwst.‘_... :. Little Ormc. Inigo -. .‘. ../ &. I... ‘:. )( . 27 Only portions of the town walls remain. <’ ‘i ‘: :..e ...s ... Ireland and Wales... whose chief glory ‘: ” . eastwards.’ Llandudno... hotels and floral gardens.. .. wood and torrent. .m 88.. ( i.: ‘. ‘?.. the view is of the countless lesser peaks stretching away to the far distant ranges of Cader Idris and Plynlimon.L. .. ... For iugged splendour... In the Church the rood screen.. .... the highest being Wyddfa.‘... ..D. .I.I . ... .. Between these two lies the town.I. Orme . brought from Maenan Abbey..’ ...“...ei :I L . . . .s IS..: . .. . . 1283. :.::. . : :.... 26 .D. 8. ‘. ‘. designed by that celebrated architect... Caernarvon . . -.~IS~S~ ~I~~~~~~~~.. ( centre it is ideal. . . . It consists of five peaks. Upon this river arc thr celebrated Swallow Falls. . . Its central feature is Snowdon. it covers an area of three was garrisoned for the King in the Civil War. .... ... 88. 88. .. .. . 8. ‘r . . :.:.m . to the summit ..-’ i ~-! ’ is an nrrhitcrtural g:cm. massive headlands: tq the west. Denbigh. In the third valley flows the Afon Llugwy..H.. .. Nowhere in Wales. the Great.The Parish Church is full of interest .mm. that fro... Snowdonia. Scotland. DOW miothcr delightful valley runs the Afon Lledr. The ascent can be made by five routes ... 300 years ago.... It taken by destroyed. Llanberis A mountain railway runs from here being the most popular.. .. Brynbach. ! : .::. /.\vhich formerly stood two miles distant. A.. but by Edward I. in so small an area. regarded as the finest in Great Britain. at Cape1 Curig.’ . .‘.. .* and partially An order for its complete demolition was issued in fortunately never carried out. As a tourist i .::... It is approached through mountain passes of surpassing majesty./.:’ . .. . Built acres. which rises 3. .. 21st June.‘... All those amenities which ?’ .. (Distance from Denbigh. the length of line being 42 miles.. for majestic beauty.. . the Gwydyr Chapel :.a. ’ : ‘. 28 miles..I...

) ! ( II) From Brvnbach Camp entrance. \ Uchaf : highest. over Moors. From this point it will take boys five hours (three up and two down) to climb Snowdon. Cape1 Curig. to via Llanrwst. Nant Ffrancon Pass. Ruthin and Denbigh. Bylchau. Yr : the. Cerrig-y-druidion. Cape1 Curig. Bylchau. gylchau. over the Denbigh hdoors. Bach : little. .-C. Rhuddlan : The red church. Gelli : a grove. Clwyd. to Alwen Feservoir (Birkenhead Waterworks). Mynydd : mountain.-Return via Corwcn. and Denbigh.) (8) From Brynbach Camp entrance.-Return over same route.” The meaning of which is :” The Church of St. over the ‘Ruthin rx Denbigh Moors. Bylchau. Llanfairtalhaiarn. St. and the -Iorse Shoe f:ass. . _.WELSH-ENGLISH PLACE N A M E S : : ‘.) (12) From Brynbach Camp entrance. Distance to Pen-y-Pass from Camp. Colwyn Bay. Bylchau. miles. via Denbigh. Bryn : hill. to The Loggerheads. to Conway. over hloors.-(47 miles. Lake Ogwen. Asaph. l. to Pentrevoelas. Bylchau. return via Pentrevoelas.-Return via Conwa8 ]F. via Denbi~~tt~~~~~d. Swallow Falls.-(40. Bodelw ddan.-(78 miles. Llyn : lake. Llandudno.-Return over same route. Penmaenmawr. Abergele. via Denbigh. Asaph. St. Bwlch : a pass. t o Pcntrcvoclns. Cwm : valley.s-j. and Denblgh. Llansannan. Coed : wood. to Conway. Ruthin. through the Conway Valley on the Caernarvonshire side of the river Conway. Bettws-y-Coed.) (9) From Bybach Cam entrance. to Cerrrg-y-druidion. and Denbigh. Swallow Falls. Tref : village. Rhos-on-Sea.Return over same route. Llanrwst. Conway. via Denbigh. Bodfari.) (2) From Brynbach Camp entrance. Aber : mouth of river. aud Denbigh. t.) Snowdon Excursion. Abergele. Tudno. Glyn : glen. via Drnbigh. to Llanberis (for Snowdon). Tysilio whirlpool. Llanfairfechan.-Returtl by t h e Swallow Falls. Abergele. to Bctt\\. Asaph. via Denbigh.~~et~~~ Moors.--(62 mllcs. Colwyn Bay. to Tremeirchion.-(64 miles. Caer : a fort.ridge. to Pentrevoelas. Isaf : lowest. From Brynbach Camp entrance to a point !lcnr Alwcn Lnke. Vale of : The warm vale. The Fairy Glen. Colwyn Bay.. Deganwy. St. Asaph. Bedd : grave.-Return via Caernarvon. Rhos-on-Sea.) (7) From Brynbach Camp entrance.-(36 mi!es. v i a Dcnbigh. ’ I’ ! ‘in) .-Return via Conway Bridge.-(go miles. approximately 33 miles. Cape1 Curig : The chapel of Curig (VII Century). The first village in Anglesey is ” Llanfair “-its full spelling is : ” ~lanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerych~vyrndrobwll-llantysiliogogogoch. over Dcnbigh Moors. -(70 miles. Mawr : large. Abergele. Newydd : new. on to the l’entrcvoelas Road. Pont : bridge. Ty : house. and Denbigh.in Denbigh. Bettws-y-Coed. Llanfairfechan.) (6) From Brynbach Camp entrance. Deganwy. Ruthin. Penmaenmawr. via Denbigh.-(24 miles. Pentrevoelas. and hard by the swift red St.-Return via Mold. Ruthin.-Return via Ca el Curig.) (IO) F r o m B r nbach C a m p cntmucc.) (4) From Brynbach Camp rntrnncc. Caernarvon : The fort of Arvon. Llandudno : Church of St. Cape1 : chapel. a n d Denbigh. Llansannan. Corwen : The white circle. Afon : river. Conway. Moe1 : bare hill. Cape1 Curig. Ruthin : the red fort. o v e r t h e oors. . Bethesda. Asaph. i. Bettws-y-Coed. -(66 miles. Colwyn Bay. Bylchau. Dwr : water. Asaph : A Welsh saint. to Llangollen. Llanrwst. 13ylchau. Llansannan. via Denbigh. Bylchau. Llanfairtalhaiarn. aud Denbigh. Llanfairtalhaiaru. LlanJudno. Denbigh : The small hillock. Bangor. Abergele. 28 I Bettws-y-Coed : The chapel in the wood. Pentrevoelas. Cefn : ridge. Nant : brook. St. and Denbigh%(roS miles. over Moors. c . to Llanberis (for Snowdon) . via Denbigh. Ddu : black.) (3) From Brynbach Camp entrance. Colw n Bay. via Denbigh. St. Hafod : summer dwelling.” WELSH-ENGLISH WORDS. Thr Fairv Glor. Mary near the pool of the white hazel wood.) (3) From Brynbach Camp entrance.octl.(98 miles. Llan : church.

Llanrhaiadr Parish Church ‘(6) miles from Camp)..D.* . . a native Welsh Prince.. This arrangement became inoperative when E&ard I subjugated North Wales and granted Cinmeirch to Henry ‘de. The church is celebrated for its fine Jesse window._ ‘. longitude 3” 24’ 42” . . Prince Llewelyn ap Iorwerth. Edward I excluded her patrimony from the lands granted to her nephew. kn enclGrure containing the foundations of a stone bn. . longitudc 3’ 30’ 2S". . . younger brother of Henry de Lacy. Princess Gwenllian to William de Lacy.tinr smcture has been considered by some investigators to have h&n n small Rom. '. .-Princess Gwenllian dies and leaves her land to her nephew. years ago. j. . On the death of Gwenllian in 1281. l~rolxl!. . . : .. The barrow is fro? 6 to 8 feet high. taking its name from the Princess. granted four ” vills ” to his daughter Gwenllian. .: 30 . .‘. At his death it reverted to the Crown.lcrs ?Fross the desolate Hiraethog Moors.ly i n the (*:lrly Ihirlccnth century.ou-SI-~~-~~: of Bnntuch.‘Lacy. .. 1281 A. _: .Mnp 2) mile to s.-Latitude 53” IO’ 5”.-4 tumulus on Corsmaenllwyd. Earl of Lincoln. . . when this castle was probably formed.’ .-The Western Tower attached to the Nave is embattled and probably belongs to the thirteenth century.. Gwenllian married William de Lacy. ~Umlllif~3d. 31 Boncyn Aiian ‘(Silyer Bank). her father gives her ” Cinmeirch ” -(this was the name of the ancient Parish in which Brynbach was in xqo)-with other land as a wedding present. f o r the protection of travel. . .-Latitude 53’ 5 ’ 41". . About 1230 A. when burial urns containing ashes were dlscovered. longitude ’ 3” 3x’ 7”. ! .-Latitude 53” 6’ I O”.n r. There IS a depression of about 3 feet at the top. ‘This included Brynbach. _.D . *.. This iniere_. with . bestowed the commote of Cinmeirch. situated ‘at the junction of Afon Ystrad with another small brook. . On his daughter’s marriage.. with the two ” hundreds ” of Rhufqniog and Rhos-practically the whole of the country between thr: rivers Clwyd and Conway-upon Henry de Lacy.. Local tradition. being then in full possegion of the Vale of Clwyd. favours the virw that it was a hermitage or a shelter erected by IIII~ t’hnn*lr.D. and was given to the Earl of Lancaster for life. : .~~~+. and over 60 feet in surface diameter. . Earl of Lincoln. which is dated 1533. H& DQabFcb iOld Dcrbigh). who thereupon commenced to build his stone castle. however.. .A n example of a mound castle. . of which there is nothing recorded in any authentic history. ‘.. . Some of the local place-names bear witness to an old badition that ancient armies had encamped in the neighbourhood and that battles had been fought here.. and. Ihe 1230 fLC*& Bie S'nGdy Z fGl!GKs :- A..f Prjnrk Llewelyn ap Ionverth. * :. . still rentig at Denbigh. The window at the west end of the aisle contains fragments of glass of the year x508.: . . rnclosure. . I. .. . There is some beautiful carving in the drum ceiling over the chancel.. . Prince Dafydd.an . It was opened about 50 .-Yale pf ClwTd was i n thl: pc..Llys Gwenllian (Gwenllian’s Court) .. . in 1282. .-_. *.\Iilitary Station. Prince Dafydd ap Gruffydd. *. . Earl of Lincoln. .

alongside the . will be the sum of 10s.. . Saron.‘. : Anderson. English Service at 6 p. every other Sunday. . PLA6ES. .' .4 ’! Officer to the Camp :Dr.‘. .! ~xnping season.. followed by Holy Communion: During June.m. . Denbigh : English Churches are to be found here belonging to all denominations..A.‘s for early Service to Denbigh free of charge. i : . i English Service first Sunday in month. . every Sunday for Members of the Y. . on Sundays during the full .“.. Camp ‘Chaplain: The ~\iicar of Prion... Gyfylliog : Church of Wales.. Nantglyn : Church of Wales. j ! for Cheshire West Scouts and &I (one pound) for other Scouts. : : : ‘. .. indeed.i . . I \ Celebrations of Holy Communion are held in the Old Barn or :II the Open-Air Altar at 9 a..-Rector.: . . .s : . .. A... 1030 a.” Bathroom.> ? ”‘: I : .. and August.Warden’s house./ : .m. ‘. one above the other.H.m. *. Distance 3i’miles. .. ’ The object is to provide convalescent Scouts with a few weeks’ I/ ~ . ii . 1 . ! All will be under the medical supervision of the Hon.<’ . at the end of the building. O F WOR$I$IP. .:.. .il.__ . On Sundays the Camp Wagon is available to take R. washing and saniiary conveniences are alongside...m. self-contained building. 1 .... During the Summer months-April-September-I hold a special English Service at g-30 a.. and it is i. : .. 1’ \ *. The full accommodation is twelve Scouts. . on the ship’s bunk plan. . A Scouts’ Own is held in the Camp at II a . On Fourth Sundav in the month. .)(’ . Prion : Church..' . II a. . completes the scheme.<.m. . ‘... Dcnbigh. in four rooms.. . . !/ : ‘. This must be i accompanied by a medical report of the cast.J.. ’ . . ! i. .. Every Sunday throughout the year. Medical . ‘. Hon.C.. or which entails any nursing.. . fI ‘I’hc charge per week.. July.: : L ‘. :.: * . .. . with Sermon. Brynbach Camp.. 1 ‘.’ Application to be made to the Camp Warden. . q .while a well-furnished *playroom.“e This is a detached. I._-.m. :. Duff.. Captain N._.. i: . . .. I’i No case involving risk to any other patient can be entertained. A T ... inclucljng food..I : I! . recuperation in the pure mountain air of Brynbach..C. _.‘.m. and I shall be only too pleased to arrange any Service-Celebrations of the Holy Communion...’ ‘. . m .:*: .. . <... .'c. I shall be very pleased. It consists of series of cubicles. ‘I~ecch House. and 8 p.‘. 6-30 p. *. . . .I .. . Vale Street. or any other special Service to meet your convenience at any time. Denbigh. to welcome you to the Services at our Parish Church here.. at the Hostel here. Distance 34 miles. THE BRYNBACH CONVALESCENT C A M P . I .I : .. All other Sundays. . English Service. available to SCOUTS UP TO THE ACE OF SIXTEEaN. each containing beds fitted ‘. Matins.(. of Wales. .’ .

with facilities for Lady . There is wood available for gadgets. 9 a . You must arrange so that you all arrive at the same time.:. ’ ek A&fen.. Such must take their chance of the Wagon returning for another Troop and thereby getting a lift. Splints and carrying :’ 1 Stretcher are immediately available from the Warden’s Office. do not help to load the Camp Wagon with unnecessary gear. Carts are available. of Denbigh.. .. ..t. shower baths. Modern sanitation.C. No room in Camp Wagon for yours. II. .CAMP INFORMATION.. Bingham-Gadd. etc. . al *. they must fill in a slip stating date and time their train leaves Denbigh. .. . iMajor . serious cases First Aid Appliances. therefore. W. Troops are met at Denbigh Station and conveyed free of charge to and from Camp. order your foodstuffs through him.. The Camp Wagon cannot return at odd hours to pick up stragglers.. Groups need not bring latrine screens.y.Cubmasters (also facilities for ladies at end of farm ‘:. E. are available:* For Rover Scouts and Scouts.* i.. Ir\ Wood on Cub Camping Area.: For. He will . ‘? P. one for the milkman. If Scouters require the Wagon’. including washing basins. however.pass your orders to lock1 firms.. . .C. Not to Hon. etc.m. One for the butcher.i. not increase it because transport‘is free ! Camp Trek. from the station to Camp they ‘MUST advise the Warden when they send their P. Cheshire West. If you have any particular tradesman in Denbigh. This is the Scouter’s job and must be done by him before leaving Camp. tobacco and tinned goods for emergencies.. Be sure. Flag Break . II should be sent to Hon.^ .. 35 ‘. There is a Camping Fee of One Penny per head per peek or part of week. For Cubs only. Remember-separate sheets for separate orders ! ! And don’t send any money for the Warden will not pay any bills. There is a Camp Shop for the purchase of sweets. and so on. At east end of farm buildings.I.’ _: i. . and if they wish the use of the Wagon.. ice cream. On arrival. At east end of Rover Glen. 7 p. Each Troop and Crew will be asked to provide a Duty Patrol for One Day to assist the Warden and to report to him at Flag Break.. Sanitation. Sec. Flag Down . . permanent latrines are available and temporary screening if required... or having to hike the seven miles to Camp 1 Please reduce your baggage to a minimum. There is a playing field available. buildings).. . minerals. County Sec.. . m .’ . to send separate : lists for each tradesman.. send your orders to the Warden ” AT LEAST THREE DAYS IN ADVANCE of arrival. “L’_ ‘. which can be used at all ‘times. one for the baker.. . If not.

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j : ). All cars must be parked in the parking ground by t h e Camp Headquarters.tlir.. Saron. envelopes. ) . Visitors and Scouts are particularly requested not to leave any cars on the camp road thus blocking the traffic. which are preserved for shooting... Denbigh.... ::. but only OII(.. ). Johnson._ . .* It is hoped that every Scot!ter \vill obtain oilc of the small maps Of the Camp on sale in the Camp Shop \vllich sjlolI..& I\‘~~~I~_ ‘East pf the *Boating Lake and is marked by IYIlitc PO&. Letters should be asked for at the Camp Chop.. One exit is by a footpath by the side of ~IJC ri.n\. . t: . .l. t r a f f i c . . It will make delivery easier if number and name of Group E X A M P L E :.~_:y.s exactly the boundaries.. provided users of it keep strict]\: to it .i.yr. Church Services..~ is out o/ bounds on account of Tree Plantiny. ringing of the Camp Post bell tells of the arrival of the posi.II.jlIli “five means of entrance and exit.‘\ L. Postal Informatior~. This m a p also sho\~ thr &otp..y. the collection the same time. C a m p S h o p HOII~S.r . . .: . but permission has been given to *rllii.f2~..._ i... ’ : There are about 1 0 0 boundary* notices rnill>rI II!’ (‘.fsr It is most important that no one should stray 011 thk Grouse ? Jioors. 1) I). . westward of the Camp. %I. . >’ . 3 .” Notepaper. and what part of Ihe c:R.. ’ There arc ~CWS 07 moorland within the Camp Arc. _‘.t T.&’ . 6th Chester Group. ./l c‘...niIn t)Ic q.lt~.m.i-’ \\. .:r%i: Brynbach.’ .‘. .i: .. - KEEPING THE CAMP ROAD CLEAR.II lh(* Camp Shop.. ’ path IS outside the Camp.’ ‘_ through’ the ~~lillll~IliOllS.. : ‘. Skxning Pool I--Inilrs Boating Lake FTnllrz. ‘*. postcards and stamps can be obtained ._’ ‘1. is at The Post rcachcs Brynbach about IO a. s. this path down the valley. :. The .Boiindaries.:.s \\..

wishful to spend . Hughes. Saron. parents or friends. i one bedroom.342 feet) c~verlooking the camp. D-Mr. Denbigh . Hafotty Dhu.j!. Takm from th rlo~u o/ Mt. H. Gyfylliog. Mrs. There is a canteen. Gyfylliog. Lloyd. Lloyd. Gyfylliog. by Ruthin. Evans. G. : : a. Saron. Money and . one bedroom. Mrs.. one .) also in the camp estate. T’. one sitting. Jones. by Ruthin . E. a concert room for wet weather. 2$ miles from the Camp : Mrs. The following are houses in Gyfylliog. retired sea captain and now a Scouter . in many places along the road. Hyfrydle.- --. one bedroom. one sitting.q___ ACCOMMODATION FOR VISITORS. It lies seven miles from Denbigh among steep green hills and valleys. one sitting-room. one bedroom. Denbigh . in Denbighshire. Gwynfryn. Gyfylliog. Ocyn (1. Paul’s (County Commirriomr) Hottsr.. Stevens. ‘1. Two miles distant : Mrs.a few days in the vicinity of the Camp. store houses. The hills have purple heather moorland on their upper parts and mountain streams flow through the woodlands in the valleys. Captain AiJderson. Bryngoleu Farm. C-Camping Grounds. one bedroom. one bedroom. The rign:which indiram the wny to Brynbarh Camp. Fron Farm. and the largest. The farmhouse. There are 567 acres of hill and dale IN BR YNBACH CAMP-Part of Brynbnch Cump showing A-CLWVQ Hmdquartwt. Denbigh . Gyfylliog. Caermynydd. Jon&. -- ___ _ ’ ’ . Drws-y-buddcl Farm. & COME TO BWYNBACBCAMP! ’ By LORD BADEN. Fen-y-ffhdd Farm. by Ruthin . by Ruthin . (Sphlly drawn by the Chief Suwtt. etc. Glandwr. Saron. two bedrooms. Saron. Denbigh .341 ft. is the central store and camp headquarters. B-Bathint Pool. one bedroom. Mrs. by Ruthin . 0. Arosfa. Gyfylliog. by Ruthin . Davies. Gyfylliog. . one sittingroom. Red Lion Hotel. clwydfa. Denbigh . One mile distant : Mrs. in the British Isles. one bedroom. Saron. ‘room. Davies. ‘. one sitting-room.aud Warden of the Camp lives here. one sitting-room. Mrs. whirl: is over 300 years old. Evans. One mile distant : Mrs. Mrs. Jones. Mrs. High up on the mountain side of Bryn Ocyn (1. I Mrs. W. one bedroom.v -- --__-. one sitting-room. follow it and it will bring you to one ti the most delightful Scout camp grounds. When you see it. one sitting-room. J. a shop. W HEN you are hiking in North IVales. one sittingroom. Anderson takes care of them. one bedroom.PO+ELL. * Wives of Scouters.” room. sitting-room. you will come across the sign shown above. There is also a house where convalescent Scouts can stay while getting ~~11 after illness.) for you to wander over. there is a huge Scout sign of the Golden Arrow of Goodwill plwted in golden yew trees. one sitting-room. Mrs. Save up your. can obtain accommodation at the farm houses as given below :On the Camp Estate : Miss Roberts.

servc8 as n bus Ior Ixinginx S c o u t s .. harmless grass snakes. ‘. i : .“... rabbits.._ --. As I sit writing this. 9’ .’ w . . there is about everything you can want here for campi~~g in as romantic a country as you could wish..* . ‘! . . .:.” You only pay one penny a week for use of the camp instead of the usual one shilling a week charged by farmers. Forty-one different kinds of birds have so far been obscrtcd here. Original . n. For those who are fond of nature thcrc is a great variety of animal life. . .. . i.I I 7’ . Yes. stoats.. I can see several tents where single Scouts and Rovers and a Commissioner or two have come. have‘ a wide range over the hills. 14 .: . June 21st. Far up on the moor I can hear a grouse calling.11 . . Good water is laid on. . The camp is not confined to Cheshire Scouts. ” + .” Save up your money for the railway journey and come to Brynbach. . Sketch designed by the Chief Scout. and nearer on the next hill a curlew is whimpering. It is a lovely spot. . 1. hares and others.-... . It was only started last year aa a Scout camp. at Brynbach Camp. Ccout.III~I Lhcir kit IIUII I~. 1936.? So my advice to you is. .. rainbolL trout.. The Cubs have a special ground of their onn. .... on their own accounts. . in the camp. to spend the week-end here. but in that short time already over a thousand Scouts have camped here and hundreds arc sending in their applications for camping in the course of the next few months. There is a concreted swimming pool and also a lake with boats upon i:’ There are also permanent lavatories and shower baths near thr di!Tcrcnt campin: grounds. and belongs to the Scout brotherhood. . bllr.CIIIJI~II .I There are lots of sites for camp that you can choose from.I. c__ _ .. . j . I love the curlew’s call as much as any-it means you are in real \?tild upland country.: . Yes-altogether Brynbach is a glorious place.\ I~lCSSlll$ ’ . a big Ilumber are coming from London this summer.i:h fine. And there are lots of them here in Brynbach.big covered Den for wet weather. and there are a number of red squirrels. for Entrance Gate.

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