Planning your walk


Planning Your Walk

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Adobe Acobat PDF, Print Version Pwll Deri to Porthgain
12 miles, (19.3 Kilometres)

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There are plenty of dramatic sheer cliffs on this section where coastal erosion is an obvious process. Every year Pembrokeshire is a little smaller than the year before and the route of the Coast Path has to be continually reviewed to ensure safety.

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Pwllderi towards Penbwchdy : 1 mile, (1.6 km)
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The northern section is minor road (cul de sac). Magnificent views across Pwll Deri towards Strumble and Garn Fawr. Mostly a gentle graded section with a seat at the south end.

A fairly steep slope, no stiles, 5 steps and 3 gates.

Penbwchdy to Aber Mawr : 3 miles, (4.8 km)
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A wild section, quite rough going in places. Magnificent views towards St David's Head, Strumble and Garn Fawr.

20 steps, 8 gates. Sheep, cattle and horses graze parts of this section.

Aber Mawr to Abercastle : 3 miles, (4.8 km)
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The Coast Path rises quickly to the 150 foot high cliffs. The cliff top path is fairly level, broken by a steep descent and ascent at Pwllstrodur. On this stretch the Coast Path is perched close to the edge of the sheer sedimentary cliffs.

13 gates, 40 steps and steep gradients. Sheep and cattle graze parts of this section.

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Short sections of easier access at each end with no introduced obstructions to wheelchairs. The through path is a dramatic section with stunning cliff scenery.

2.7 miles 4.3km

11 gates, 50 steps. Sheep, cattle and horses graze parts of this section.



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There is a 250m steep road section near Trevine. The Coast Path follows the fairly level coastal plateau, a little inland of the cliff nearly all the way, with a short section following the field edge away from the coast.

0 steps, 2 kissing gates, 8 wicket gates, six short steep hills. Sheep, cattle and horses graze parts of this section.