Cardiff

Cambrian Way Day 1: Cardiff to Castell Coch

March 8, 2016
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  Date walked: 17th June 2015 Distance: 8.75 miles Map used: OS Explorer 151 – Cardiff and Bridgend *********** My apologies for the length of time since the last post. I have been a bit poorly. Normal service will be resumed ASAP. So, day 1 of a project that could take a couple of years to complete, […]

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Rhymney Valley Ridgeway and North Cardiff Craigs

May 24, 2015
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  A very pleasant walk in the hills between Cardiff and Caerphilly through old Beech woods and some historic sites of industry. Date walked: 27th March 2015 Distance: around 9 miles Map used: OS Explorer 151: Cardiff & Bridgend ************ My friend Neil and I have been going for walks together since we were in our […]

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Wales Coast Path (Anglesey): Holyhead to Trearddur Bay

November 23, 2014

 Date walked: 28th July 2014 Distance: about 12 miles Map used: OS Explorer No.262: Anglesey West ************* Having reached Bangor on my last walk I had a dilemma: how to deal with Anglesey. Clockwise? Anticlockwise? And starting from where? In the end my decision was made by my choice of how I got to the islands […]

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Wales Coast Path: Cardiff Bay Barrage to Barry

August 13, 2012
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Walked May 25th 2012 Approximate distance: 10 miles I had begun this day’s walk at the Premier Inn, Cardiff City South just 3 miles away but there was a lot to say about that early part of the walk in Cardiff, so I divided the post into two. After the barrage The Vale of Glamorgan are […]

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Wales Coast Path: Cardiff to Penarth

August 5, 2012
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Approximate distance: 3 miles Walked 25th May 2012 Cardiff Council have responsibility for the footpath up to the far side of the Cardiff Bay Barrage. Their Coastal access Officer is Tricia Cottnam. Her email is tcottnam@cardiff.gov.uk.  Whilst I was more than happy to have finished yesterday’s walk when I did, the Premier Inn (Cardiff City […]

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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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Copyright Charles Hawes (2012)