Planning your walk


Planning Your Walk

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Adobe Acobat PDF, Print Version Skrinkle to Amroth
14 miles, (22.5 Kilometres)

Due to the beautiful beaches in the area and the tourist attractions and facilities around Tenby this is probably the busiest section of the whole route with superb views of Caldey Island, and the coasts of The Gower and Exmoor.

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Skrinkle to Lydstep Beach. : 1 mile, (1.6 km)
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There is level walking on the two headlands, with opportunities for wheelchair users, split by a very steep valley in between. Also a hill between Lydstep Beach and Head - a short section of surfaced byway. 0 Stiles, 1 kissing gate, 4 wicket gates, 115 steps.

There are some fine examples of limestone features from here to Tenby.



Lydstep to South Cliff, Tenby. : 4 miles, (6.4 km)
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A beach then steep hills at each end with gently rolling limestone cliff top. Gentlest access is via the western range alternative route. Because of the Blue Flag status of Lydstep Beach, walkers with dogs must follow the caravan site route, which is signed.

0 stiles, 100 steps, 8 wicket gates. Away from the cliff edge most of the way, blowholes close to the path in places. Views of Lydstep, Caldey and along South Beach to Tenby.

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Penally Range South Beach alternative routes. No Access across Giltar Cliffs when red flags fly. Some minor roads. Main road section with pavement. Sheltered footpaths. Slight gradients, 5 kissing gates, 2 wicket gates, 0 stiles, 0 steps.

Through or around Tenby : 1 mile, (1.6 km)
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Many walkers choose to use the beaches when the tide is out. However the recommended route, which is not way-marked, follows the cliff edge promenades and linking lanes that provide a good introduction to this charming walled town.

Tenby to Saundersfoot : 4 miles, (6.4 km)
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A very rugged section. Repeated descents to sea level and back to 60m high cliff top! 0 stiles, 320 steps, 2 kissing gates, 8 wicket gates. The stiles have no provision for dog access.

Saundersfoot to Amroth : 4 miles, (6.4 km)
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This section is mostly either on road or cycletrack. Gradients are fairly modest except for the road section east of Wisemans Bridge and to the west of Amroth. The section west of Amroth is a steep stepped hill but there is a road alternative (follow cycleway signs). 1 wicket gate and on the west of Amroth section - 1 kissing gate, 1 wicket gate, 60 steps, 0 stiles.