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The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

 

P20033150027	The Green Bridge of Wales.
     
P20033220379	Strumble Head lighthouse.
P20033150027 The Green Bridge of Wales.
     
P20033220379 Strumble Head lighthouse.


Introduction

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs from Amroth, between Tenby and Pendine to St Dogmaels, near Cardigan, and is a 179-mile path according to the Ordnance Survey. I walked this path in early 2003 as part of my Coastal walk around Britain, and the file below describes the relevant walks.

 

P20033230450	Morfa Head.
     
P20033230458	The view along the cliffs from near Bwn Bach.
P20033230450 Morfa Head.
     
P20033230458 The view along the cliffs from near Bwn Bach.


The walk statistics:

Planned Completed To do Percentage completed
Distance 174.6 miles174.6 miles0 miles100 %
Legs 10 10 0 100 %

 
Total duration of walk 3 days, 3 hours and 39 minutes
Stopped time 6 hours and 12 minutes
Shortest completed leg Amroth to Lydstep at 11.8 miles
Longest completed leg Lydstep to Castlemartin at 20.6 miles
Average distance per leg 17.46 miles

 


The walk in full:

No.From To Distance Status
1 Amroth Lydstep 11.8 Completed
2 Lydstep Castlemartin 20.6 Completed
3 Castlemartin Pwllcrochan 15.9 Completed
4 Pwllcrochan Milford Haven 16.9 Completed
5 Milford Haven Wooltack 19.7 Completed
6 Wooltack Solva 19.8 Completed
7 Solva Abereiddy 19.1 Completed
8 Abereiddy Strumble Head 16.1 Completed
9 Strumble Head Newport 18.9 Completed
10 Newport St Dogmaels 15.8 Completed


Further information

If you want more details of the path, then have a look at the following book. I used this book throught my walk, and it proved to be invaluable.

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The following maps also cover the Pembrokeshire Coast Path:

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    P20033220386	The memorial stone at Carreg Goffa, commemorating the last invasion of Britain.
         
    P20033210333	The view down into Porthgain.
    P20033220386 The memorial stone at Carreg Goffa, commemorating the last invasion of Britain.
         
    P20033210333 The view down into Porthgain.

     

    P20033210337	Islands to the east of Porthgain.
         
    P20033210346	The Carreg Sampson burial chamber, above Abercastle.
    P20033210337 Islands to the east of Porthgain.
         
    P20033210346 The Carreg Sampson burial chamber, above Abercastle.

     

    P20033210378	Strumble Head lighthouse.
         
    P20033200290	St Justinian's lifeboat station.
    P20033210378 Strumble Head lighthouse.
         
    P20033200290 St Justinian's lifeboat station.

     

    P20033200302	The Coetan Arthur Neolithic burial chamber.
         
    P20033190197	The cliffs near Warey Haven.
    P20033200302 The Coetan Arthur Neolithic burial chamber.
         
    P20033190197 The cliffs near Warey Haven.

     

    P20033190198	A curious monument on the path.
         
    P20033190206	A view northwards over the beach at Little Haven.
    P20033190198 A curious monument on the path.
         
    P20033190206 A view northwards over the beach at Little Haven.

     

    P20033180138	Looking towards Little Castle Head from Great Castle Head.
         
    P20033180150	The bridge over the River Gann.
    P20033180138 Looking towards Little Castle Head from Great Castle Head.
         
    P20033180150 The bridge over the River Gann.

     

    P20033180181	The view back towards Gateholm.
         
    P20033170086	The gun tower at Pembroke Dock.
    P20033180181 The view back towards Gateholm.
         
    P20033170086 The gun tower at Pembroke Dock.

     

    P20033170102	The view along the river from near Wear Point.
         
    P20033160021	The view towards Sheep Island.
    P20033170102 The view along the river from near Wear Point.
         
    P20033160021 The view towards Sheep Island.

     

    P20033150047	Looking down over Swanlake Bay.
         
    P20033150015	St Govan's Chapel.
    P20033150047 Looking down over Swanlake Bay.
         
    P20033150015 St Govan's Chapel.

     

    P20033140032	Marros Sands.
         
    P20033140039	Amroth Beach.
    P20033140032 Marros Sands.
         
    P20033140039 Amroth Beach.

     

    P20033140021	The South Beach, Tenby.
    P20033140021 The South Beach, Tenby.

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