Top 10 Walks: Wales Coast Path: Pembrokeshire North



This photogenic book will take you on ten short circular walks along the northern part of the Pembrokeshire section of the Wales Coast Path.

Pembrokeshire’s north coast has a rugged and remote quality, reflecting the wildness of the hills that rise behind. It was largely ignored during the Norman colonisation and even today beyond St Dogmael’s there are only a handful of coastal communities.

Yet burial cairns, promontory forts and a pre-historic trackway across the Preseli Hills indicate widespread prehistoric settlement, and it was an important focus during the spread of Celtic Christianity. Fishing, farming and stock grazing were traditional ways of life, but the Industrial Revolution briefly opened coastal quarrying and the railway made Fishguard an important Irish port.

Today, it is a relative backwater but the coast has an untamed beauty, its flowers, birds, seals and porpoises making it a truly special place.



One of ten books in the new Top 10 Walks: Wales Coast Path series.

This attractive and cleverly structured guidebook gives walkers the ten best walks on the northern part of the Pembrokeshire section of the Wales Coast Path, in a popular pocketable format.

With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, Ordnance Survey maps, superb, eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity, appeal and ease-of-use.



The Wales Coast Path: an introduction

Top Ten Walks: Wales Coast Path: Pembrokeshire North: a photo mosaic

  1. Newport Bay
  2. Dinas Island
  3. Goodwick & Carregwastad
  4. Strumble Head,
  5. Abercastle & Aberdraw
  6. Porthgain & Abereiddy
  7. St David’s Head
  8. Porth Clais & Whitesands Bay
  9. St David’s & St Non’s
  10. Solva

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What they say …

“The book is beautifully designed with a two column per page layout affording an easy read of the detailed walking routes. Having done several of these walks – or variations on them – I can attest to the detail in the route descriptions.”

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