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Location: Cowbridge

Day 1 - 6 Jun 2021

Monknash Beach

Cowbridge, Monknash Beach

Content: My first stop of the trip was Monknash Beach. Part of the Glamorgan Heritage coast you can find some amazing cliffs here

Location: Marcross

Day 1 - 6 Jun 2021

Nash Point Lighthouse

Marcross, Nash Point Lighthouse

Content: I walked along the beach and then reached Nash Point and it’s lighthouse which overlooks the sea.

Location: Margam

Day 1 - 6 Jun 2021

Brombil Reservoir

Margam, Brombil Reservoir
Margam, Brombil Reservoir
Margam, Brombil Reservoir
Margam, Brombil Reservoir
Margam, Brombil Reservoir

Content: Brombil Reservoir is an incredible place. It’s a lovely walk through the forest and along a stream to get there, then you reach the bright blue water, such a magical sight. And it’s a great swimming spot in the summer. You can walk all around the perimeter of the reservoir. The closest parking is along a main road underneath the motorway bridge, before you reach double yellow lines.

Location: Southgate, Swansea

Day 1 - 6 Jun 2021

Southgate

Southgate, Swansea, Southgate
Southgate, Swansea, Southgate

Content: I parked at Southgate Car Park and walked along the coastal path / cliff head a bit. Then I sat on the cliff to admire the views and enjoy the weather.

Location: Saundersfoot

Day 1 - 6 Jun 2021

Will's field.

Saundersfoot, Will's field.
Saundersfoot, Will's field.

Content: I arrived at my campsite later in the evening. It was a really beautiful campsite just outside saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire. Will who owned the campsite was really helpful with local advice and recommendations.

Will's field.

Saundersfoot, Will's field.

Content: Sunset at the campsite

Location: Saundersfoot

Day 2 - 7 Jun 2021

Will's field.

Saundersfoot, Will's field.

Content: Breakfast at the campsite

Location: Tenby

Day 2 - 7 Jun 2021

Tenby Beach

Tenby, Tenby Beach

Content: Drove into Tenby and did a little walk along the beach. There’s lot of colourful houses overlooking the beach.

Meadow Farm

Tenby, Meadow Farm

Content: Joined the coastal path and started the walk towards Saundersfoot.

Location: Manorbier

Day 2 - 7 Jun 2021

Church Door Cove

Manorbier, Church Door Cove
Manorbier, Church Door Cove

Content: This small and Sandy cove is made extra special by its towering cliffs, with a giant ‘Door’ in. There’s a small car park at Lydstep Head or next to Manorbier Youth Hostel.

Location: Pembroke

Day 2 - 7 Jun 2021

Bosherston Lily Ponds

Pembroke, Bosherston Lily Ponds
Pembroke, Bosherston Lily Ponds

Content: A lovely walk through and around the lily ponds. You can park at the national trust Bosherston car park.

Location: Bosherston

Day 2 - 7 Jun 2021

Broadhaven South

Bosherston, Broadhaven South
Bosherston, Broadhaven South

Content: The walk around Bosherston leads you to Broadhaven South beach. A really nice, quiet and isolated beach.

Location: Pembrokeshire

Day 2 - 7 Jun 2021

St. Govan's Chapel

Pembrokeshire, St. Govan's Chapel
Pembrokeshire, St. Govan's Chapel
Pembrokeshire, St. Govan's Chapel
Pembrokeshire, St. Govan's Chapel
Pembrokeshire, St. Govan's Chapel
Pembrokeshire, St. Govan's Chapel

Content: This hidden gem is found hidden in a little cove. Driving through Bosherston village and then keep going until you get to St Govans Car Park. It’s a short walk from here to the chapel. You can walk down into the chapel and then out into the cove bellow. It’s also a great view of the chapel and the cliffs from above.

Location: Saundersfoot

Day 2 - 7 Jun 2021

Will's field.

Saundersfoot, Will's field.

Content: Second night at Wills Field campsite. This greenhouse has a table and chairs in for you to eat drink read and relax.

Marina Fish, Chips and More

Saundersfoot, Marina Fish, Chips and More

Content: Enjoyed fish and chips (without the fish) for dinner at Saundersfoot Harbour

Location: Saundersfoot

Day 3 - 8 Jun 2021

Will's field.

Saundersfoot, Will's field.

Content: Another morning waking up in the tent

Will's field.

Saundersfoot, Will's field.

Content: Breakfast in the greenhouse at the campsite

Location: Carew

Day 3 - 8 Jun 2021

Carew Castle & Tidal Mill

Carew, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill

Content: Paid a visit to Carew Castle and did a circular walk around the ‘moat’ and past the tidal mill. It’s the only restored tidal mill in Wales.

Carew Castle & Tidal Mill

Carew, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill

Content: The castle was built in 1270. You can walk around the outside of the castle and past the mill for free. There’s a cafe at the castle and you can pay entry to look around the ruins.

Location: Stackpole

Day 3 - 8 Jun 2021

Barafundle Bay

Stackpole, Barafundle Bay

Content: Parked at the Stackpole car park and made the short walk over the headland to Barafundle Bay. This beautiful beach has previously been named one of the best in the world and in the UK.

Barafundle Bay Beach

Stackpole, Barafundle Bay Beach

Content: Spent a while sunbathing on the beach and had a swim in the sea. The view of the beach before you walk down the steps to the sand is really worth admiring.

The Boathouse Tea-room

Stackpole, The Boathouse Tea-room

Content: Grabbed an ice cream and an iced coffee from the cafe by the car park to cool off after my walk.

Location: Haverfordwest

Day 3 - 8 Jun 2021

Marloes Sands

Haverfordwest, Marloes Sands
Haverfordwest, Marloes Sands
Haverfordwest, Marloes Sands
Haverfordwest, Marloes Sands

Content: Final beach stop of the day was to Marloes Sands. This remote, Sandy beach is around 1.5km long at low tide. There’s lots of cliff walks to do by this beach which give you a great view of the coastline and the sea.

The Old School Hostel

Haverfordwest, The Old School Hostel
Haverfordwest, The Old School Hostel
Haverfordwest, The Old School Hostel

Content: I stayed at a hostel in a remote village of Trefin that night. It was very isolated and quiet and the closest shop was a petrol station around 10/15 minutes drive away. Owner of the hostel was very friendly snd helpful!

Location: Trefin

Day 3 - 8 Jun 2021

Trefin

Trefin, Trefin
Trefin, Trefin

Content: Went for a short walk through the village and down to the coastal path and little beach at the end. The sun was setting and it looked incredibly pretty.

Location: Pembrokeshire

Day 4 - 9 Jun 2021

The Blue Lagoon

Pembrokeshire, The Blue Lagoon
Pembrokeshire, The Blue Lagoon

Content: The Blue Lagoon at Abereiddy was formerly a slate quarry. You can park on the beach to visit which costs £4. It’s a popular spot for swimming, cliff jumping and kayaking as part of organised groups. You can jump on the coastal path here too and walk some of it.

Location: St Davids

Day 4 - 9 Jun 2021

St Davids

St Davids, St Davids
St Davids, St Davids

Content: Next stop was the smallest city in the UK, St David’s. Despite being the smallest city in the country the cathedral is vast and very impressive. You can look inside for free.

Pebbles Yard Gallery and Espresso Bar

St Davids, Pebbles Yard Gallery and Espresso Bar

Content: Grabbed a takeaway hot chocolate from this little cafe.

Strumble Head

St Davids, Strumble Head

Content: Took me a while to find but eventually I made it to Strumble Head and could just about see the lighthouse through the mist and the rain!

Fishguard

St Davids, Fishguard
St Davids, Fishguard

Content: A quick walk around Fishguard and down to the quay and the sun finally came out. You can park for free down in the lower town which is nearest to the harbour.

Location: Llechryd

Day 4 - 9 Jun 2021

Seven stars inn

Llechryd, Seven stars inn

Content: I then left Pembrokeshire and crossed into Ceredigion, where I stayed at a B&B for the night. I also ate in the restaurant here.

Location: Nevern

Day 5 - 10 Jun 2021

Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber

Nevern, Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber

Content: First stop of the day was to this ancient burial chamber which dates back to the Neolithic age. The stones are thought to have remained in place for 5000 years. It’s free to park at and free to visit.

Location: Mwnt

Day 5 - 10 Jun 2021

Mwnt

Mwnt, Mwnt

Content: Then I headed over to Mwnt. It’s a national trust beach so you can park for free if you’re a member. There’s a nice walk here up to a viewpoint of the beach and you can also walk some of the coastal path. There’s a small church at Mwnt which dates back to the 13th century and is a grade 1 listed building. You can go inside for free.

Location: Llandysul

Day 5 - 10 Jun 2021

The Plwmp Tart

Llandysul, The Plwmp Tart

Content: Parking at Penbryn is free if you’re a National Trust member. There’s a cafe really close to the car park called the Plwmp Tart. They do amazing homemade cakes as well as lunch and drinks.

Location: Penbryn

Day 5 - 10 Jun 2021

Penbryn Beach

Penbryn, Penbryn Beach
Penbryn, Penbryn Beach

Content: Penbryn is a beautiful beach with some beautiful coastline. I spent a while walking along and enjoying the sunshine. There were so huge jellyfish here though!!

Location: New Quay

Day 5 - 10 Jun 2021

Tresaith

New Quay, Tresaith

Content: Tresaith beach has a beautiful waterfall cascading down into the sea.

Creme Pen Cei

New Quay, Creme Pen Cei

Content: This amazing ice cream parlour on the New Quay front sells all sorts of home made ice cream. I went for Biscoff but I wish I could’ve had one of everything!! New Quay harbour is a great place for dolphin spotting, I was lucky enough to see some fits poking out of the sea whilst I was eating my ice cream!

Location: Abercraf

Day 5 - 10 Jun 2021

The Hub at Abercrave

Abercraf, The Hub at Abercrave

Content: I then drove across to the Brecon Beacons where I stayed the night at a B&B

Location: Coelbren

Day 6 - 11 Jun 2021

Henrhyd Waterfalls

Coelbren, Henrhyd Waterfalls
Coelbren, Henrhyd Waterfalls
Coelbren, Henrhyd Waterfalls
Coelbren, Henrhyd Waterfalls
Coelbren, Henrhyd Waterfalls

Content: The weather was really bad the next day so I cut my day short and just headed for a shorter waterfall walk in the morning. Henrhyd Falls are easy to get to from the car park and you can walk behind the waterfall which is pretty cool!