Another big day as I take on the second city of Wales and reach the Gower, an Area of Outstanding Beauty.
There are quite a few well known people who come from Swansea, amongst whom are Harry Secombe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bob Brydon and Dylan Thomas.
I start with an easy, flat, tranquil walk along the Tennant Canal into Swansea. It is so quiet you would not realise how close you are to a big city, a railway line and a main trunk road. Continue reading
A seaside town and town with a strong industrial heritage.Today I leave Porthcawl, a pretty seaside town with its Grand Pavilion and seafront for the industrial powerhouse of Wales. Continue reading
Another delightful day of walking along cliff tops and across Sandy beaches.I again love this layering of the rocks on these cliffs. Continue reading
To the most southerly point in Wales.
I leave Barry Island via the Knap, a small headland which at one time hosted the famous outdoor lido, once the biggest in Europe. Continue reading
A walk through the capital to the playground of the workers.
I start with a walk alongside Atlantic Wharf, regenerated with apartments and hotels to the Cardiff Bay area where the National Assembly of Wales is housed. Continue reading
From one city with a deep heritage to another, the capital city of Wales.I walk out of the city centre of Newport where there seems to have been, and still is, a lot of regeneration going on.
From the muddy banks of the Severn Estuary to a city with a long industrial heritage.I make my way down towards the sea wall for a day of relatively easy walking along the flat grassy sea wall.