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Cambrian Way day 17: Pontrhydfendigaid to Cwmystwyth

May 21, 2017
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A gentle walk by the remains of the Cistercian monastery at Strata Florida followed by crossing some wild moorland at the edge of the Elan Valley. Date walked: March 27th  2017 Distance: around 11 miles Map used: OS Explorer 187 – Llandovery and OS Explorer 213- Aberystwyth and Cwm Rheidol Guide book: The Cambrian Way (7th […]

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Canterbury Ways: a horseshoe walk along the Saxon Shore Way and Wantsum Walk

April 19, 2015
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Date walked: 27th October 2014 Map used: OS Explorer 150- Canterbury and the Isle of Thanet Distance: About 8 miles ************** Upstreet, on the A253 out of Canterbury, is something of a walkers hub, with three designated paths converging on the Great Stour river at Grove Ferry, just a couple of hundred yards down the […]

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Wales Coast Path (Anglesey): Brynsiencyn to Menai Bridge

January 4, 2015
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Date walked: 1st August 2014 Distance: about 8 miles Map used: OS Explorer No.263: Anglesey East At the start of these walks on Anglesey I flew from Cardiff to Anglesey Airport near Holyhead on the excellent Citywing service. They have lost the contract since! ************* I had stayed last night at Ardudwy bed and breakfast on the far […]

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Wales Coast Path: Rhossili to Llanrhidian

October 1, 2012
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Walked 14th August 2012 Approximate distance: 14 miles.  This could be quite demanding if you walk through the dunes by Rhossili and there is a short soft section through the dunes at the end of Rhossili Bay. Mostly firm surfaces afterwards with one more climb and descent though dunes. Some of the fields by the marshes […]

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Copyright Charles Hawes (2012)