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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 21. Nolton Haven to Solva Harbour

For our first walk on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path in 2022 we returned, in March, to Nolton Haven. We parked at the car park just across the road from the beach, so there’s very easy access to join the coast path. The walk is northwards to Solva Harbour, just over 8 miles on the coast …

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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 5. Cardiff Bay to Sully

This walk starts near to Wales Millennium Centre, at the heart of Cardiff Bay. This area was once a major docks and trading centre, exporting vast quantities of coal from South Wales around the world. The docklands, known locally as ‘Tiger Bay’, was once a grimy industrial area. In recent decades it has been transformed …

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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 19. Marloes to Broad Haven

We returned to Marloes in October for our next walk in this series, to continue on the trail northwards to St. Brides Bay. We parked in a lay-by on the quiet country lane which leads from Marloes village towards the coast, fortunately it’s right opposite a gate for the link path which leads along fields …

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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 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 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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Pembrokeshire Coast Walk 8. Bosherston and Castlemartin Range East

This walk starts from the village of Bosherston, joins the coast path at Broad Haven South and continues on a clifftop walk. The walk can be either a short 4 mile circular, or as an extended 10.25 miles to Stack Rocks (see Walk 9) and returning to Bosherston. Bosherston is a small village with picturesque …

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Ceredigion Coast Walk 1. Gwbert to St. Dogmael’s

We ventured to Ceredigion, West Wales, for our first coast path walk outside of Pembrokeshire. Ceredigion is Pembrokeshire’s northern neighbour and the county boundary is the estuary of the River Teifi. We stayed at The Gwbert Hotel in the coastal hamlet of Gwbert-on-Sea, three miles north of Cardigan. The hotel is located directly on the Wales Coast …

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