Wales Coast Path

Wales Coast Path: Flint to the end

December 13, 2015
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Date walked: 17th August 2015 Distance: about 12 miles Maps used: OS Explorer 265 – Clwydian Range (for 10 minutes), then OS Explorer 266- Wirral and Chester *************** After three and a bit years my last day of walking the coast path had arrived. As I am writing this up three months later I am […]

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Wales Coast Path: Pensarn to Ffynnongroyw

November 15, 2015
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Date walked: 15th August 2015 Distance: around 14 miles Map used: OS Explorer 264: Vale of Clwyd and OS Explorer 265 Clwydian Range *********** I had stayed last night at Gwesty Glyndawr. I won’t be staying there again. I thought the safest breakfast was a bacon butty, which was fine. It was a fresh morning, […]

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Wales Coast Path:Church Bay to Holyhead

August 16, 2015
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Date Walked: 15th April 2015 Distance: about 15 miles: Map used: OS Explorer 262 – Anglesey West *************** I had stayed last night at The Loft at Pen-Y-Craig – one of the best places I have stayed on this entire walk. I am not the most sociable person first thing in the morning so I […]

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Wales Coast Path: Cemaes to Church Bay

August 9, 2015
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Date Walked: 14th April 2015 Distance: about 11 miles: Map used: OS Explorer 262 – Anglesey West A bag was being transferred between accommodations by Anglesey walking Holidays. They charged £16 a day to transfer one bag (their minimum charge, which would have covered two bags). *********** I had stayed last night at Bryn Padrig […]

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Wales Coast path: Amlwch to Cemaes

August 2, 2015
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Date walked: 13th April 2015 Distance: 8.5 miles Map used: OS Explorer 263: Anglesey East and OS 262: Anglesey West A bag was being transferred between accommodations by Anglesey walking Holidays. They charged £16 a day to transfer one bag (their minimum charge, which would have covered two bags). ********** Breakfast at the Dinorben Arms […]

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Wales Coast Path: Beaumaris to Benllech

June 21, 2015
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 Date walked: April 11th 2015 Distance: around 15 miles Map used: OS Explorer 262- Anglesey West From today and for the following 4 days I had arranged for a bag to be transferred between overnight stops by Anglesey Walking Holidays. I had to pay for their minimum of two bags rate of £16 a day. I […]

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Wales at the Water’s Edge – a review (Gomer 2012)

December 14, 2014
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Writer: Jon Gower Photographer: Jeremy Moore Publisher: Gomer Press    £19.99 Hardback: 160 pages This book was published in 2012 to coincide with the formal opening of the Wales Coast Path and is described on the cover as “a visual and verbal evocation of that journey”. The foreword, written by the chair of the Countryside Council […]

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Wales Coast Path: Aberdaron to Mynydd y Gwyddel

September 7, 2014
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Date walked:  21st June 2014 Distance: about 4 miles. Map required:  OS Explorer  253: Lleyn Peninsula West. *********************** For this and the next two walks I was based at a Bed and Breakfast just up the hill from the village called No 2 Dolfor. There are only two other B&Bs in the village (and two […]

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Wales Coast Path: Criccieth to Pwllheli

July 13, 2014
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Date walked: 12th May 2014 Distance: 11 miles Cumulative “official” total of miles walked along The Wales Coast Path: 612 (A guide to the whole path published by St David’s Press in May 2014 claims that the route is 892 miles) The website of the Wales Coast Path is http://www.walescoastpath.gov.uk/default.aspx OS map required:  Explorer 254- lleyn Peninsula […]

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The Wales Coast Path: A Practical Guide for Walkers

June 22, 2014
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 Authors: Christopher Goddard and Katherine Evans Published by St David’s Press in  March 2014 ISBN 978-1902719-344 Paperback:208 pages Size: 130mm x 228mm Weight: 400 grammes (about 1 lb) Price:  £14.99 ………………… The Wales Coast Path was officially opened in May 2012. Most of the path follows established rights of way and much of it is […]

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