Free Guided Walks in the Vale of Glamorgan courtesy of Valeways


10 April 2017


Supported by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Valeways is organising, and running, a series of walking groups suitable for all ages and levels. 


Valeways-logoThe Coffee Shop Strollers group will cater for those looking for a casual stroll, with no stiles, steps or arduous inclines, whereas the Progression Walks group will step things up, and provide 90-minute walks with some stiles, steps and steep inclines. There are also plans for extended walks that will take up to three hours.


Please see below for the scheduling:


Coffee Shop Strollers: easy walks up to 1 hour; no stiles, steps or steep inclines


Date and time  Start
19 April; 03, 17, 31 May; 14, 28 June - 10:30am Barry Romilly café, Cold Knap
12, 26 April;  10, 24 May; 7, 21 June - 10:30am Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre
19 April;  3, 17, 31 May;  14, 28 June - 2:30pm Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain
12, 26 April;  10, 24 May;  7, 21 June - 2.30pm Llantwit Major Town Hall car park

Progression Walks:  up to 90 minutes; some stiles, steps and steep inclines


Date and time Name of walk Start
13 April - 10:30am To the beach Llantwit Major: railway station car park
16 April - 2:00pm Spring Walk in the Woods Dinas Powys: St Peter’s Church, Mill Rd.
22 April - 2:00pm Wick and Beyond Wick: by the shop
25 April - 1:30pm Spring Lambs and Coastal Views Dinas Powys Common: opposite Twyncyn
30 April - 2:00pm Coastal Path and Park Penarth: cliff top car park
04 May - 10:30am Castle upon Alun Bluebells St Brides Major: car park opposite Fox & Hounds 
07 May - 2:00pm Coastal Path Circular Gileston: seafront car park
13 May - 11:00am Views to the North Natural Burial Ground, off A48 west of Culverhouse Cross
16 May - 1:30pm Ancient Burial Chambers Dyffryn House, car park near entrance to shop
04 June - 2:30pm Through the parks and up to the headland Penarth, cliff top car park
12 June - 7:00pm Coastal Path Circular Barry Island: Redbrink Cresc. entrance to Jackson Bay
13 June - 1:30pm Orchids and Castles Wenvoe: Walston Castle car park
15 June - 10:30am Over the Common St Brides Major: car park opposite Fox & Hounds 
25 June - 11:00 am  Lavernock Nature Reserve and Gun Emplacements Cosmeston Country Park: car park by Visitor Centre

Extended Walks: up to 3 hours; many stiles, steps and steep inclines

Date and time Name of walk Start
23 April - 2:00pm Porthkerry Circular Porthkerry Country Park: café car park
26 April - 09:45am Legends Wenvoe: Horse and Jockey pub, CF5 6BG
18 June - 2:00pm Monknash to St. Donats Circular Monknash: The Plough & Harrow pub
22 June - 10:00am Down the Valley Bonvilston: Red Lion pub, CF5 6TR


The eighth Vale of Glamorgan Walking Festival: Tuesday 23 – Sunday 28 May 2017.


For full details, visit:-