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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Llansteffan

4th August 2010

Leader: Leader: John Mellor




If you'd like to try a walk then do come along and find out what all this Swansea Walking in the great outdoors is all about.  It won't cost you anything to come along and see if walking is for you.  If you get the bug and want to walk or stroll regularly then you can also become a member.  Just ask us about the walks we do when you join us for a Swansea Walk.





Photographs of the Walk



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Leader: John Mellor


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Wharley forms a stunning part of the All Wales Coast path


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John points out some of the highlights


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There's Tenby and Caldy Island


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... and the Worm's Head on Gower is on the other side of Carmarthen Bay


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Typical we had a shower as we left the cars!


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Zetta can't get over the view!


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Neither can anyone else!


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Heading along the cliff top towards Llansteffan


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The town of Ferryside is on the opposite side of the estuary


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Lots of views along the way


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The garden and house at Scott's Bay


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Beautiful spot to have a house (private)


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Heading inland - what's that by the water?


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Didn't expect to see that!


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Roger visits the well of St Anthony


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Lynne taking a photo of the well


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History of the well


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The well is very small and you can easily walk past the door!


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Going inland


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Climbing - but turn around and look at the view!


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The Worm's Head looks impressive from any angle


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That's the closest we got to Llansteffan Castle


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More climbing!


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... and more uphill


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She didn't know what to make of us


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Roger and Zetta negotiating the stile


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Some lovely countryside for walking - and the sun's come out


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A last look at the Worm until after lunch


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Crossed a few roads


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John waits at the next path for everyone to catch up


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The view of Whiteford Lighthouse, Pembrey Forest and the Caravan Park at St Ishmaels


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Yes! That is Whiteford Lighthouse!


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A few stiles to get over


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These horses met us on the descent into Llansteffan


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John leads the way down


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Steep descent in this sunken path


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That's good! We've emerged by the pub! - Oh No! It's closed!


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No scarecrow competition - The best decorated house will win!


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Many of the houses have entered the competition


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Back to the coast and views of Ferryside


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Roger and Zetta with the castle on the hill


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Hope Zetta remembered her packed lunch


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Hello! Tim and Paul have spotted Zetta without her packed lunch


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Hey! What about those sandwiches you brought? OK - Mine's a cod and chips!


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After lunch we walked back some of the way on the beach


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The dogs are enjoying a paddle!


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Back to Scott's Bay and along the cliff top


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Nice bit of shade - sun's quite hot now


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Lynne admires the view


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So does everyone else


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Zetta and Lynne ready to dance their way back!


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Journey's end at the car park- shame about the pub!




All photographs Copyright  Andrew Morgan 2010
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