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Frances McCann
Frances McCann

Walk of the Week: Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Pembrokeshire in Wales is one of the UK's most spectacular corners for coastline loving walkers, sunseekers, wildlife-watchers, and watersports fans. This week, Walk of the Week is the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which as the name suggests, is a coastal trail through this beauty of a region.

In a Nutshell

Distance: 186 miles Grading: Moderate [caption id="attachment_18439" align="aligncenter" width="300"]St David's St David's[/caption]

Where is it?

This National Trail winds its way along some very diverse coastlines in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales, from Amroth to Cardigan. Along the way, visit St Davids (the smallest city in Britain), look out for Dolphins, Seals, and of course the famous Puffins (worth a hop over to Skomer island for), and enjoy seaside life in general; everything from some of the most stunning cliffs around to those perfect little tea-shops which more than satisfy the needs of the areas outdoor adventurers and beach-lovers. [caption id="attachment_18442" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Puffin Skomer Puffin on Skomer Island[/caption]

Why walk it?

The walking itself is really diverse - clifftops, beaches, rugged climbs and woodland walks. As our own Gemma reported from her trip: "Every day there was yet another view that I declared to be the best I ever saw". [caption id="attachment_18438" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Pembrokeshire Hiking Gemma relaxes in Pembrokeshire[/caption] It is pretty much a checklist of the perfect coastal walk, with rocks, sand, sealife, and lovely coastal communities along the way. Macs adventure have various walking holiday itineraries including accommodation and baggage transfer along all or part of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which you can view at http://www.macsadventure.com/holiday-248/pembrokeshire-coast-path. Or, read Gemma's blog of her "Best of Pembrokeshire" short break (or view the short break on our website) [caption id="attachment_18434" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Best of Pembrokeshire "Best of Pembrokeshire" - walk as a short break.[/caption] We hope our Walk of the Week series inspires you to try a new trail, maybe one you might not have thought of before. Happy hiking!

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