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Pembrokeshire Coastal Path South

Barafundle Bay on the Pembrokeshire coast

 

Overview of The South Sections - Amroth to Milford Haven (or Pembroke)

 

Stack Rocks along the Pembrokshire Coast Path, Wales.Distance -   67 miles to Milford Haven or 55 miles to Pembroke - Options for anything from 2 day short breaks through to week long walking holidays. 

Walking Grade -  Mainly Moderate grade walking broken up with some Easy sections. One area of Strenuous grade walking between Freshwater West and West Angle Bay - what these grades mean.

Walk Summary –  The first section of The Pembrokeshire Coast Path offers perhaps the greatest variety of the whole trail. From the rounded hills, pastoral wooded bays and sheltered coastal resorts at Tenby and Saundersfoot through to the wild and remote Limestone Stacks, Caves and blow holes at Stackpole Head and Castlemartin.

There are also sections of long sands, inland lakes and coastal mudflats. Finishing on an optional two day circle of the mighty  Milford Haven estuary - which for Lord Nelson was “the greatest natural harbour in the world” but today is home to the infamous Pembrokeshire Refineries.

Monkstone Point, Walking in Wales, Pembrokshire coast path south. Highlights - Pembrokeshire Coastal Path South Section

- Emerging from the Tunnels of the Miners Trail to climb the thick wooded slopes at Monkstone Point

- Exploring the Medieval Streets, City Walls, Golden Sands and Iconic Harbour at glorious Tenby

- Climbing down the cliff stairway to the sea caves, arches and rock curtains of The Church Doors. 

Monorbier Beach, walking in Wales holidays and short breaks.- Staying in the shadow of Manorbier Castle overlooking its deserted beach from the ramparts.  

- A swim off one of the UK’s top ten beaches at Barfundle Bay with not a car or dwelling in sight.

- Watching the rock climbers and puffins amongst the blowholes and vertical cliffs of Stackpole Head

- Searching for Otter at Bosherston Lilly ponds and Pwllcrochan Pill. 

Bosherton Lilly Ponds, walks in wales, the Pembrokeshire coastal path.- A visit to tiny St Govan’s Chapel and its holy well built into the cliffs “at the end of the world”,

- Witnessing huge seabird colonies swirling on the Elegug Stacks and the Green bridge of Wales Sea Arch, 

- Crossing  the huge windswept dunes system and sands at Freshwater West

- Watching migrating birdlife in the mudflats of Angle with a pint at the 16th Century Point House Inn

Swan Lake Bay, Welsh coast walking holidays.- Exploring the dungeons, towers and keeps of the largest Castle in South Wales at Pembroke Castle.

Follow the tabs at the top of this page to read about each days walk and see images from each walking section.  For a summary of the fast, standard and relaxed itineraries you can take on this section see the Options Tab above.

 

 

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