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Celebrate The Welsh Coastal Paths 5th Birthday

May 5th, 2017 | by Annie Lewis
Celebrate The Welsh Coastal Paths 5th Birthday
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The Welsh Coastal Path turns 5 today!

Fancy taking endurance training a different route this weekend? Why not try a coastal path walk?

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The Welsh Coastal Path is the first of its kind, covering a whole country!
This path has only recently been mapped on Google Street View, now that isn’t an excuse to simply look at the famous route on your phone or computer and not get out there and explore it yourself!

This Country-length walk attracts 2.8 million walkers and covers an astonishing 870 miles.
Now you might not be up to the full 870 miles..(that certainly is some endurance event) So why not try some beautiful snippets of the Welsh Coastal Path in Pembrokeshire!

Pembrokeshires Coastal Path alone covers 186 miles that passes 58 beaches and 14 harbours and a coastal bus service covering it’s entire path…pretty impressive for little old Pembrokeshire.

So celebrate The Welsh Coastal Path’s birthday and take a walk on the beautiful side, and take in the coastline, rugged cliffs and views of world renowned beaches.
We have put together a few of Pembrokeshire Coastal Path Walks you might want to try this weekend…

Lawrenny
Lawrenny

This is a 3 mile walk great for beginners that starts and ends in Lawrenny Quay.
Just up from Milford Haven Port you’ll find this scenic wooded valley walk, covering a fairly short distance, you will go through the ancient woodland of Lawrenny.
Headed back to the Quay you can finish off your Coastal Path Birthday Celebrations in the Lawrenny Arms!

Stack Pole
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This 6 mile walk starts and finishes in Stack Pole Quay.
You have the best of everything on this walk; woodland, beaches, cliffs, lakes, and dunes! This area is an amazing wildlife habitat, and you’ll pass the world renowned beautiful beach of Barafundle!

Manorbier to  Bosherston
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This may not be a walk for first timers, but this could be one to build up to once you’ve caught the Coastal Path bug!
This 10.5 mile walk is beautiful from start to finish, with the steep rugged cliffs and climbs of Manorbier overlooking it’s beautiful coastline.
The walk ends in Bosherston with quite the opposite scene of tranquil narrow fresh water pools scattered with Water-Lillies

Pembroke to Milford Haven
Pembroke Castle

Starting in Pembroke this is a 12.5 mile walk, where to start you’re passing the serene millpond and a close up view of the castle.
This route will take you through Neyland’s busy Mariner a change to the rolling beaches, this walk supplies great views back to Pembroke and the Cleddau Bridge.
Milford Haven marks the end of the walk where you will pass a large bronze statue of a Fisherman, highlighting the towns great history and heritage.

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