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Walk the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Listed under Walking in Cardiff, United Kingdom.

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14 miles of just-about roadless coast.

Background by editor: This trail along the Glamorgan coast covers 18 miles of trail between Aberthaw and Porthcawl, but will eventually pass all the way to Cardiff. The sites along the route are steep cliffs, churning seas and arching beaches on one side and picturesque seaside villages and green countryside on the other. At Nash Point there is a dramatic multi-layered cliff jutting out into the Bristol Channel like giant steps, while further on at Merthyr Mawr is a landscape of sand dunes. There are other trails leading off the main trail, both inland to many of the villages you pass and further along the coast.

Looking for a dog friendly hotel to stay in whilst exploring this coast?  Check out The Hotel Guru suggestions. 

Written by  Chris Somerville.

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