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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 16. Sandy Haven to The Gann

Walk 16 starts on the western side of Sandy Haven, our previous walk having reached the eastern side of this tidal inlet. There’s very limited parking on this side of the Haven, a layby on the country lane near Skerryback Farm provides a safe space only a short distance uphill from the lane which leads …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 13. Pwllcrochan to Pembroke

The next stage of our coast path walks is from Pwllcrochan Church, near the power station,  to Pembroke town a distance of 6.6 miles on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. A small parking area is available on the rural lane near Pwllcrochan Church. There’s an old school house ruin on the lane a sign of past …

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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 11. Freshwater West and Angle

This walk covered the coast path and countryside of the Angle Peninsula in South Pembrokeshire. We completed this walk in March 2019 on a weekend of fine blue sky spring weather, perfect conditions for a coastal walk. Our start point was the beach car park at West Angle Bay which is situated at the end …

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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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Canada, Banff: Johnston Canyon & The Ink Pots

In summer 2019 we toured the Canadian Rockies including the magnificent Banff National Park. The Park is renowned for its many hiking routes and we chose to spend a day on one of the most popular trails at Johnston Canyon. This trail is famous for some wonderfully scenic waterfalls flowing through a limestone gorge and …

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