South Wales Coast ~ Walk 8. Llantwit Major beach to Monknash

This walk starts from the car park at Llantwit Major beach, known as Cwm Col-Huw and follows five miles of the Wales Coast Path as far as Cwm Nash, then heading inland to finish at The Plough and Harrow Pub, Monknash. This section offers scenic views of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and points of interest …

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South Wales Coast ~ Walk 7. East Aberthaw to Llantwit Major

This walk starts from East Aberthaw then heads along the coast path to Col Huw Beach before heading inland to finish at Llantwit Major. After parking in the car park opposite the Blue Anchor Inn, we retraced our steps down through the Aberthaw Nature Reserve to rejoin the Wales Coast Path at Leys Beach, to …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 22. Solva to St.David’s

This walk starts at the pretty village of Solva and continues westwards along a wonderful stretch of the coast to Porth Clais before heading inland to finish at Britain’s smallest city, St.David’s. Solva We start the walk at Main street in Lower Solva, which is lined with a variety of independent art shops and colourful …

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South Wales Coast ~ Walk 6. Barry Island to East Aberthaw

This walk starts at Jackson’s Bay, Barry Island. It’s the nearest point to return to the coastline on the Wales Coast Path after Sully (see Walk 5). The start point is the entrance to Barry Yacht Club, overlooking Jackson’s Bay. This is a gem of a beach, lovely golden sands backed by cliffs, with a …

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South Wales Coast ~ Walk 4. Newport (West) to Cardiff (East)

The start point for this walk was Lighthouse Road, Duffryn, Newport post code NP10 8TG. This walk covers 10 miles of the Wales Coast Path along the ‘Gwent and Wentlooge Levels’ from Newport to Cardiff. On Lighthouse Road the path is clearly way-marked into fields then follows a rough surfaced track over a bridge crossing …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 20. Broad Haven to Nolton Haven.

This circular walk heads north on the coast path from the beachfront at Broad Haven to Nolton Haven, returning to the start via quiet country lanes. Heavy overnight rain had given way to a much fresher day with sun and light cloud cover, very pleasant conditions for a coastal walk in November. We parked near …

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South Wales Coast ~ Walk 2. Goldcliff & Newport Wetlands

This walk covers the Wales Coast Path section between Goldcliff seawall to the RSPB Newport Wetlands Reserve. It’s an 11 miles loop walk, returning to Goldcliff. Wales Coast Path ~ way-marker on the seawall at Goldcliff. With views across the Severn Estuary and the flat low-lying landscape of the Gwent Levels, Goldcliff is a favourite …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 15. Milford Haven to Sandy Haven

Our plans to make progress with a series of walks on the Pembrokeshire coast this year were thrown into disarray when the coronavirus / Covid-19 global pandemic resulted in the UK implementing a national lockdown in March 2020. In Wales non-essential travel was limited to 5 miles from a home address and activities such as …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 14. Pembroke to Milford Haven

Our next walk on the Pembrokeshire coast path was from Pembroke to Milford Haven, which we completed in 2 stages. The first stage a ‘bridge to bridge’ 4 miles walk from Pembroke’s ancient stone arch Mill Bridge to the modern Cleddau Bridge and Burton Ferry, followed by an 8 mile afternoon ramble to Milford Haven. …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 13. Pwllcrochan to Pembroke

The next stage of our coast path walks starts from St. Mary’s Church, Pwllcrochan near the Valero power station, and finishes at Pembroke town. It's a distance of six and a half miles on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. We had previously reached the beautiful church at Pwllcrochan on walk 12. There's a parking area near …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 12. Angle Bay to Pwllcrochan

Since starting out on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path in Amroth, experiencing the magnificent scenery along every section of the South Pembrokeshire coastline had become the norm. In the maritime heyday of tall sailing ships the natural deep waterway of Milford Haven was renowned for its scenic beauty and famously described by Lord Nelson as the …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 11. Angle Peninsula & Freshwater West

This walk covers the coast path and countryside of the Angle Peninsula in South Pembrokeshire. The start point was the beach car park at West Angle Bay, post code SA71 5AX, which is situated at the end of the road from Angle village. This walk is a circular route, first following the coast path south …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 10. Castlemartin Range West

The coastline between the Green Bridge of Wales and Freshwater West lies within the military training area of Castlemartin Range West. As this area has no public access, the official Wales Coast Path route turns inland at Stack Rocks, missing out the coastline by following the highway lanes to Castlemartin village and onto Freshwater West. …

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