Ermita de Nuestra Senora de Compasco, Aldeamayor de San Martin
(4/5 based on a few reviews on the web)
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  • The area is very well, enough tables, barbecue, swings, Tyrolean traverse area... is an area of pine forest the only bad thing there are no sources, so that should bring plenty of water
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  • Between pine forests classified as mountains of public utility, next to the beautiful chapel there is ample leisure activities, with tables sotechadas, barbecues, indigenous games, observatories of birds...
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  • On a small hillock between pine forests located four kilometers from the town of Aldeamayor de San Martín, in a way that comes out of the road that leads to Tudela de Duero, the traditional Chapel of our Lady of Compasco, built in several stages from the 15th century, mudejar brick and whitewashed adobe with roof to the Segovia walls. In this beautiful place, surrounded by a natural space and leisure unsurpassed (awarded two major environmental awards in 2003 and 2004), are held each year to two mass pilgrimages in honor to the Virgin: on 13 may, coinciding with the feast of San Pedro Regalado; and the first Sunday of September. In this last, most important than the first, is an auction of goods that are donated and, with what is achieved, several works of maintenance to the Hermitage are made. On Sunday there is mass, procession, food, games... As celebrations of recent introduction is the celebration of the day of the tree or the Natural space of the blasting of Compasco World Forestry day every month of March or April, in which up to 1000 people contribute to cleaning the environment, planting trees, and participate in the numerous activities organized there. Next to it is "Natural space of the Compasco blasting": El Ayuntamiento de Aldeamayor de San Martín started in 2002 the project of environmental restoration of old extraction of arid unpopulated and degraded, of approximately 250,000 m 2 of surface, which was exploited during the 1990s, in the place called "Blasting of Compasco", next to the Hermitage of our Lady of Compasco (parcel polygon cadastral Aldeamayor paperback 10 243) , to about 4, 5km from the town centre in the direction to Tudela de Duero, who ran a serious risk of becoming uncontrolled landfill in the region. This project involved initially, until the summer of 2007, work as the boundary marking of municipal plots; the removal of debris and waste; improving access and construction of two parking lots, thereby limiting access to motor vehicles and reducing an input and output; the remodeling of slope, then steep slope, to facilitate the roots of vegetation; the reforestation of the entire surface, with 40,000 plants of more than 35 species (a botanical garden); the adequacy of two ponds, which could be colonized by waterfowl; the development and installation of multiple panels, arrows and signs of environmental education; the placement of a full circuit sports or health; the construction of two tracks of local sports, two of beach soccer, and one of basketball; provision of playgrounds, tables, barbecues, picnic area, "ecological Islands" with inside containers; three observatories for birds; a stage for performances; etc. These actions, worth more than 400,000 euros, funded between the City Council of Aldeamayor de San Martin, the Junta de Castilla y León and, to a lesser extent, the Diputación de Valladolid, made in 2003 and 2004 to the "project of restoration environmental of the blasting of Compasco" be worthy of two awards as the "Provincial award of ecology" of the service of environment and Agriculture of the Area of promotion Provincial the Excellency Diputación de Valladolid , and the Regional prize of environment "Fuentes Claras", awarded by the city of San Miguel del Arroyo in collaboration with the Junta de Castilla y León and the Diputación Provincial de Valladolid. In this way, two years ago, after five years of interventions, achieved the milestone not only restore landscape and dense plot degraded, obtaining an ecosystem with diverse botanical and fauna, but also provide infrastructures and equipment enabling to open it to the use of the entire population, highlighting an abandoned space of large surface with enormous potential , giving it a recreation, leisure, sports, natural, use... more even taking into account its proximity to the shrine of our Lady of Compasco (to 700m) and the relative proximity to three mountains of public utility of high ecological value (sands, Marina Alta and Marina Baja) as well as the A.S.V.E. of the slopes of the grill, spaces which is accessed through the hiking route "Where pine trees dream" marked on the ground. In addition, complementarily, is faced with the comprehensive restoration of the Hermitage there located, both outside and inside, put in place in their environment (in addition to the two pilgrimages annually taking place) celebration, mass of the day of the tree at the start of the spring, with educational activities, plantations, games,... linking population to the project. As a culmination to these initiatives, in 2007 work began of the ultimate goal of enhancement of the area for the population: construction of the classroom in the nature "Compasco blasting", amounting to another 400,000 euros, which already has run more than half, with the construction of two octagonal shelters and one rectangular for conducting environmental workshops , a dining sotechado, a House and a cistern for the storage of water, complete electrical installation, camping area, or, already this year, a haven of two plants (75 m 2, top attic), and a building of toilets (60 m 2, divided into two wings, with bathrooms for disabled,...), which will open in summer 2010, and may thereafter carry out activities and programs of short medium and long duration, such as camps, labour camps, workshops, monographic seminars and courses of environmental educators, etc.
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  • Great place to spend an afternoon in the field, with friends or with the family
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