July 2012

Wales Coast Path: Newport to Cardiff

July 31, 2012
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Walked 24th May 2012 Approximate distance: 16 miles from Waterloo Hotel, Newport to Premier Inn, Cardiff I had decided to walk  for the next two days, so I took the car to Chepstow station and left it there, getting the train to Newport. I then walked down to the point where I left off on […]

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Wales Coast Path: Redwick to Newport

July 23, 2012
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Distance: about 13 miles (but another mile if you are going to the train station) Walked May 12th 2012. In my first post, I had left the path at Magor so today I drove from home to Severn Tunnel Junction Station leaving the car next to the nearby allotments, so I didn’t pass through Redwick […]

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Wales Coast Path:Chepstow to Magor

July 18, 2012
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Walked  5th May 2012 (the official opening of the path) Approximate distance: Magor (around 14.5 miles) or Redwick (15 miles) Chepstow The Wales Coast Path runs from Chepstow to the river Dee. The Countryside Council for Wales appears to consider that it actually goes from north to south, as their website has map No.1 as […]

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Preamble

July 17, 2012
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The Wales Coast Path was officially opened on May 5th 2012. Chepstow being just 5 miles from where I live and having the day free, I suppose I felt inspired to go and see what was happening. Despite having lived in the area for 25 years, I had walked very little along the most local […]

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Copyright Charles Hawes (2012)