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Circular walks

Circular walks start and end at the same point so you can return to where you left your car without having to retrace your steps.

Walks

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Aberaeron to Aberarth

Area: Cardigan Bay County: Ceredigion
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Section 5; Part 1 Section 5 is the easiest of all as it runs along soft cliffs near to flat coastal areas. The cliffs are low but liable to be undercut so take care as they can erode rapidly.

  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Coastal Path Section
  • Distance: approximately 1.9 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour
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Aberaeron to Lampeter

Area: Heart of Ceredigion County: Ceredigion
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A very long walk, but it can be broken up into chunks. Follows the very beautiful Aeron Valley. The map marker shows the start of the walk NOT a parking place

  • Cafe/Pub
  • Distance: approximately 20.365 miles
  • Time: approximately 10 hours
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Aberarth to Llanon

Area: Cardigan Bay County: Ceredigion
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Section 5; Part 2 There is a gentle climb on the southern half of this section. No stiles and mostly coastal flats make it quite easy. Pushchairs can be taken on the northern bit.

  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Coastal Path Section
  • Distance: approximately 3 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes
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Aberporth to Tresaith

Area: Cardigan Bay County: Ceredigion
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Section 3; Part 1 High cliffs and secret beaches define this part of the walk. This first section is a surfaced path along the cliff-top; it is moderate. The southern mile is wheelchair friendly.

  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Coastal Path Section
  • Distance: approximately 2 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour
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Aberystwyth to Clarach

Area: Cardigan Bay County: Ceredigion
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Section 7; Part 1 A moderate part of the path takes you over Constitution Hill with its famous camera obscura. You can cheat and scale the cliff on the funicular railway if you want.

  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Coastal Path Section
  • Distance: approximately 1.7 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour
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Amroth to Lystep

Area: South Pembrokeshire County: Pembrokeshire
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This is quite a strenuous walk but gives a great mix of terrain. Walk along beach to Saundersfoot if tide is very low; take time to enjoy the woodland section and to see views out to Caldey Island and Gower on a clear day.

  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Coastal Path Section
  • Distance: approximately 11.5 miles
  • Time: approximately 6 hours
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Angle to Pembroke

Area: Milford Haven Estuary County: Pembrokeshire
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Highlight: Pembroke Castle. This section is easy as it's mostly flat. Lots of bays and estuary inlets or pills, where you might spot interesting birds. It also takes you past the industrial area of Pembrokeshire with its impressive refineries. Some road walking.

  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Coastal Path Section
  • Distance: approximately 11 miles
  • Time: approximately 5 hours, 30 minutes
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Borth to Devil's Bridge

Area: Aberystwyth County: Ceredigion
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A linear walk which covers a variety of territory and takes you past old mines and a mining centre at Llywernog. woollen mill. There are fields, mixed woodland and hillsides with steep climb through Rheidol Gorge. You could do one way by train, including Vale of Rheidol railway.

  • Cafe/Pub
  • Distance: approximately 18 miles
  • Time: approximately 9 hours
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Borth to Ynyslas

Area: Cardigan Bay County: Ceredigion
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Section 7; Part 3 Now you're on the easy flat again. There is an inland route option due to groynes on the beach. Great views over Borth Bog (Cors Fochno)

  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Coastal Path Section
  • Distance: approximately 4.9 miles
  • Time: approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes
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Brunel Way

Area: Mid Pembrokeshire County: Pembrokeshire
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Well surfaced and fairly flat. Short sections are suitable for wheelchair users and prams. It is also a popular cycling route. Return by 349 bus from Haverfordwest. See Walks in Pembrokeshire page for link.

  • Cafe/Pub
  • Distance: approximately 9 miles
  • Time: approximately 4 hours
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