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The long walks shown below are all in Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire. These are walks which are likely to take 2 hours or less on average. Use the map at the top of the page to zoom in and find ones in the area you are interested in exploring.

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Aber Mawr Woods

Area: Strumble to Abereiddi County: Pembrokeshire
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This walk is mostly inland, although it does take you down to the storm beach of Aber Mawr, with shingle bank formed by gradual rise in sea level after the Ice Age. Wooded valleys, fields and livestock. Can be wet and muddy. 0.3mile on minor road.

  • Circular
  • Distance: approximately 2.1 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour
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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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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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Aberbach / Pwllcrochan

Area: Strumble to Abereiddi County: Pembrokeshire
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Part dramatic coast, green lanes, fields and livestock, muddy in places; 0.3m minor roads. The great shingle bank at Aberbach was formed as sea levels rose after the last Ice Age. There can be a 1 km detour if stream floods.

  • Circular
  • Coastal
  • Distance: approximately 2.9 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes
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Abercastle Coast

Area: Strumble to Abereiddi County: Pembrokeshire
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This walk includes a coastal section with cliff edge; also farm tracks and some minor roads. If you are a family or group, some of you could go east on a longer walk while others go west around Carreg Sampson.

  • Circular
  • Coastal
  • Distance: approximately 2.5 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes
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Abereiddi

Area: Strumble to Abereiddi County: Pembrokeshire
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Rugged coast, fields and livestock, good views

  • Circular
  • Coastal
  • Distance: approximately 1 miles
  • Time: approximately 30 minutes
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Abereiddi / Pwllcaerog

Area: Strumble to Abereiddi County: Pembrokeshire
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Walk goes south from Abereiddi along rugged coast then turns inland via fields and livestock, fairly level

  • Circular
  • Coastal
  • Distance: approximately 2.3 miles
  • Time: approximately 1 hour
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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 Constitution Hill

Area: N Ceredigion County: Ceredigion
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Latlon given is for start point; not for parking. Park wherever possible in town and start the walk whichever end suits you best. The cliffs along this route are a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The next third of the walk is through woodland, and the final third crosses farmland. Good paths and minor roads.

  • Circular
  • Coastal
  • Cafe/Pub
  • Distance: approximately 3.5 miles
  • Time: approximately 2 hours
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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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