Wales Coast Path: Information and Advice

Southbound Start: Chester, North Dee Cyclepath Finish: Old Wye Bridge, Chepstow Distance: 870 miles (1,400km) Total ascent: 100,414ft (30,606m) North Wales Coast (78 miles)Anglesey (133 miles)Llyn Peninsula (123 miles)Meirionnydd Coast (57 miles)Ceredigion Coast (71 miles)Pembrokeshire Coast (175 miles)Carmarthenshire Coast (62 miles)Gower (64 miles)South Wales Coast (114 miles) What is the Trail Like? The Wales Coast … Continue reading Wales Coast Path: Information and Advice

Gower: Landimore – Swansea

28th - 30th January 2022 Image from the Hiiker app Day 59 Landimore - Pitton 16 miles/1644 ft total ascent Whilst I don't believe that even summer could improve the coast path experience in Carmarthenshire, rain and fog definitely changed the vibe in Gower. The backdrop of the castle up on the hill was now … Continue reading Gower: Landimore – Swansea

Carmarthenshire Coast: Saundersfoot – Landimore

23rd - 27th January 2022 Image from the Hiiker app Day 54 Saundersfoot - Laugharne 14 miles/2366 ft total ascent Great, deep tunnels cut their way through the rock of the cliffs out of Saundersfoot, lit on the floor by small red lights. Walking through them, aiming towards the pinprick of light the other end, … Continue reading Carmarthenshire Coast: Saundersfoot – Landimore

Pembrokeshire: Marloes Sands – Saundersfoot

18th - 22nd January 2022 Image from the Hiiker app Day 49 Marloes Sands - Pembroke Dock 26 miles/3149 ft total ascent My knees and my ankle were absolutely throbbing. No pain-relieving measures were doing any good and I knew I couldn't continue going up and down the steep, long slopes today. To continue in … Continue reading Pembrokeshire: Marloes Sands – Saundersfoot

Llyn Peninsula: Aberdaron – Porthmadog

22nd - 26th December 2021 Image from the Hiiker app Day 22 Aberdaron - Cilan 15 miles/2027 ft total ascent Each day would now gain another two minutes of daylight, It doesn't sound like a lot in isolation, but it meant that in a month's time, when I would inevitably still be on trail, I'd … Continue reading Llyn Peninsula: Aberdaron – Porthmadog

Llyn Peninsula: Y Felinheli – Aberdaron

17th - 21st December 2021 Image from the Hiiker app Day 17 Y Felinheli - Dinas Dinlle 11 miles/410 ft total ascent I had looked at today's route on the map last night and become concerned that it was ending somewhere relatively exposed with enough houses, caravans and minor roads to make wildcamping difficult. I … Continue reading Llyn Peninsula: Y Felinheli – Aberdaron

Anglesey: Church Bay – Y Felinheli

17th - 21st December 2021 Image from the Hiiker app Day 12 Church Bay - Holyhead 16 miles/941 ft total ascent I slept like I'd been poisoned and it was so nice to sleep hearing the sounds of the sea again rather than the howling of the wind. The Landlady made me up a brew … Continue reading Anglesey: Church Bay – Y Felinheli

North Wales Coast: Chester – Beaumaris

1st - 5th December 2021 Image from Hiiker app Day 1 Chester – Whelston 15 miles/426 ft total ascent Storm Arwen had barely completed her ice ridden scream through the country when I set off at dawn from a hostel in Chester. I honestly had not been too sure at all what sort of a … Continue reading North Wales Coast: Chester – Beaumaris