The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths: The Wales Coast Path from Porthmadog to St Dogmaels

The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths: The Wales Coast Path from Porthmadog to St Dogmaels

by John B Jones

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Overview

As part of the Wales Coast Path, the Ceredigion Coast Path and Snowdonia Coast Path trace a curve of 233km (145 miles) of coastal and inland walking down Cardigan Bay. This guidebook describes a 16-stage guide to the walk from Porthmadog to St Dogmaels covering the trail between the Llyn Peninsula and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. The route is illustrated with OS map extracts as well as extra sketch maps of tricky sections and lots of information is included about public transport links, accommodation and facilities to help you plan how to tackle the trail. Stong walkers could complete the full walk in just less than two weeks, but it's also worth considering building in rest days in order to visit, say Harlech Castle, or ride on of the narrow gauge railways.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783620555
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Publication date: 04/28/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

John B Jones has lived most of his life in Derbyshire. He has walked extensively in Britain and abroad, including completing over 25 long-distance trails, climbing the Lake District Wainwrights twice, and all the Scottish Munros, Corbetts and Grahams. He has a great love of Wales, and, among others, is the author of an Offa's Dyke guide.
Although brought up in northwest Kent, where he enjoyed walking in the countryside from an early age, John B Jones has lived most of his life in the Derbyshire Peak District. He has walked extensively in the British Isles and abroad, including completing more than 25 long-distance trails; climbing all 214 'Wainwright' hills in the Lake District twice and climbing all the Scottish Munros, Corbetts and Grahams (over 720 hills and mountains). He is the author of the original Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) guide to the Offa's Dyke Path and has written a number of local authority walking guides. For over 30 years John worked in the Greater Manchester area with responsibility for a large derelict land and environmental improvement programme, and in the management of sizeable areas of countryside. Besides his walking activities, John is also a voluntary countryside ranger and an accomplished classical pianist. With Welsh ancestry on his father's side John has a great affinity with Wales, and there are few corners of the country he has not explored.

Table of Contents

OS map key Sketch map key Overview map Introduction The Wales Coast Path/Llwybr Arfordir Cymru The Llyn to Pembrokeshire: the route in summary The story in the rocks History Wildlife Commerce along the coast Walking the Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths When to go Signposting and waymarking Safety Maps Getting there Getting around Accommodation What to take Visitor attractions Using this guide The Snowdonia Coast Path Day 1 Porthmadog to Maentwrog Day 2 Maentwrog to Harlech Day 3 Harlech to Tal-y-bont Day 4 Tal-y-bont to Barmouth Day 5 Barmouth to Llwyngwril Day 6 Llwyngwril to Aberdyfi The Dyfi Estuary Day 7 Aberdyfi to Machynlleth Day 8 Machynlleth to Borth or Ynyslas The Ceredigion Coast Path/Llwybr Arfordir Ceredigion Day 9 Borth or Ynyslas to Aberystwyth Day 10 Aberystwyth to Llanrhystud Day 11 Llanrhystud to Aberaeron Day 12 Aberaeron to New Quay Day 13 New Quay to Llangrannog Day 14 Llangrannog to Aberporth Day 15 Aberporth to Cardigan Cardigan to St Dogmaels link Day 16 Cardigan to St Dogmaels Appendix A Route summary table Appendix B Facilities Appendix C Useful contacts

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