Tag Archives: Wales Coastal Path

Wales Coastal Path: Ogmore to Porthcawl

This was more of a beach walk than Wales Coastal Path: the challenge was to cross the estuary of the River Ogmore at low tide.  A while ago, we crossed the stepping stones, upriver by Ogmore Castle, from the Merthyr … Continue reading

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Coastal Path: Monknash to Dunraven

We had been saving a few miles of the Wales Coastal Path for the right weather and company, roughly between Monknash and Dunraven.  Our friends Heather and Wal joined us and the sun shone at the end of March. Once … Continue reading

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Wales Coastal Path: a city stretch round Newport

We completed a short stretch of the Coastal Path near Newport at the end of March.  The beginning was trafficky although the handsome bridge and River Ebbw view better matched the sunny walk. In order to get onto the Coastal … Continue reading

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Wales Coastal Path: the bit round Cardiff

The days are short, the air warm, grey and damp: when would be a better time to walk a bit of coast east from Cardiff?  In a rare glimpse of sun, we left our van, called Tweetie on account of … Continue reading

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Three Cliffs and an Oxwich: celebrating with the Wales Coast Path

Low cloud, drizzle: what better for a celebration than to walk from Pennard to Oxwich along the coastal path, and down a few Tomos Watkins lagers (and tasty fish) in the CoalHouse before walking up to the main road to … Continue reading

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Dylan’s Boathouse & more Wales Coastal Path

Last week we grabbed a unique opportunity and spent an evening in Laugharne at Dylan Thomas’s Boathouse for International Dylan Thomas Day. Next day, we filled in another bit of Wales Coastal Path along the River Tâf to Sanclêr (St … Continue reading

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Wales Coastal Path round Newport: Gwent wetlands

A sunny Friday afternoon was the opportunity for a walk, and for partner Mike to mark off another section of the Coastal Path as “done”.  The coast near Newport was the target and we walked across Great Traston meadows and … Continue reading

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