Category Archives: 12 South Wales

189 (am) Pendine to Amroth

A high pressure system from Africa has settled on the UK like a hot blanket. I misjudge the difficulty of the path and the effects of the strange weather. Continue reading

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188 pm Laugharne to Pendine

I follow Dylan Thomas’s Birthday Walk and find a very mysterious inscription. Continue reading

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188 am – St Clears to Laugharne

The fields are lush with wild flowers and pretty grasses. June really is a lovely month for walking, despite a surge of hay fever. Continue reading

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187 Llansteffan to St Clears

I tackle another estuary, take risky shortcuts, tangle with cows and meet a very old bull. Continue reading

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186 Llangain to Llansteffan

The calves stand uncertain on stick-like legs, watching me nervously. Where are their mothers? Continue reading

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185 pm – Carmarthen to Llangain

After a pint of cider, I feel refreshed and all the problems of this morning’s walk are forgotten. I decide to make the most of the sunny afternoon and continue on a little further. Continue reading

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185 am – Ferryside to Carmarthen

The terrier takes another bite of my trousers. I back away slowly. But, to my horror, the dogs follow me – keeping up a relentless yapping and growling. Continue reading

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184 (pm) Kidwelly to Ferryside

The dog is growling, ears back, teeth showing, saliva drooling. My heart races. I really, really wish I had my poles with me. I’m going to get bitten.
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184 (am) Pembrey to Kidwelly

A wonderfully varied walk: across beach, woodland and fields. I meet giant jelly fish, fierce bullocks, and a yellow duck. But no otters. Continue reading

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183(pm) Burry Port to Pembrey

I watch a dumper truck clearing sand from the beach, walk past a mussel farm, and get lost in Pembrey Country Park. Continue reading

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