Today I am sad to say it’s time to leave the Gower. I have some wonderful beach walks, beautiful weather, and met some nice people.I camped for the first time at Nicholaston Farm Site which was a wonderful family run camp site with good amenities and very helpful staff. Continue reading
Today I will see a contrast between the sandy beaches of the South and West Gower and the salt marshes of North Gower.I am looking forward to the 3 mile walk along the sands of Rhossili Bay, but before that I start with a por of tea and fruit scone at the Bistro overlooking the beach.
After an Easter break with the family it’s an early morning for me as I drive down from home to start today’s walk.
I am greeted to a bright sunny morning, with the promise of the weather staying good all day. Continue reading
Another big day as I take on the second city of Wales and reach the Gower, an Area of Outstanding Beauty.
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
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