Swansea Ramblers Walk
4th August 2010
Leader: John Mellor
John led a great walk in a very picturesque area. Even though we were in carmarthenshire, we could see Worm's Head and Caldey Island. The coast path is wonderful here but there are also historic remains and lovely countryside. We could even see Whiteford Lighthouse before we descended to Llansteffan. After lunch, we followed the coast path north to return to the start.
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Leader: John Mellor
Wharley forms a stunning part of the All Wales Coast path
John points out some of the highlights
There's Tenby and Caldy Island
... and the Worm's Head on Gower is on the other side of Carmarthen Bay
Typical we had a shower as we left the cars!
Zetta can't get over the view!
Neither can anyone else!
Heading along the cliff top towards Llansteffan
The town of Ferryside is on the opposite side of the estuary
Lots of views along the way
The garden and house at Scott's Bay
Beautiful spot to have a house (private)
Heading inland - what's that by the water?
Didn't expect to see that!
Roger visits the well of St Anthony
Lynne taking a photo of the well
History of the well
The well is very small and you can easily walk past the door!
Climbing - but turn around and look at the view!
The Worm's Head looks impressive from any angle
That's the closest we got to Llansteffan Castle
... and more uphill
She didn't know what to make of us
Roger and Zetta negotiating the stile
Some lovely countryside for walking - and the sun's come out
A last look at the Worm until after lunch
Crossed a few roads
John waits at the next path for everyone to catch up
The view of Whiteford Lighthouse, Pembrey Forest and the Caravan Park at St Ishmaels
Yes! That is Whiteford Lighthouse!
A few stiles to get over
These horses met us on the descent into Llansteffan
John leads the way down
Steep descent in this sunken path
That's good! We've emerged by the pub! - Oh No! It's closed!
No scarecrow competition - The best decorated house will win!
Many of the houses have entered the competition
Back to the coast and views of Ferryside
Roger and Zetta with the castle on the hill
Hope Zetta remembered her packed lunch
Hello! Tim and Paul have spotted Zetta without her packed lunch
Hey! What about those sandwiches you brought? OK - Mine's a cod and chips!
After lunch we walked back some of the way on the beach
The dogs are enjoying a paddle!
Back to Scott's Bay and along the cliff top
Nice bit of shade - sun's quite hot now
Lynne admires the view
So does everyone else
Zetta and Lynne ready to dance their way back!
Journey's end at the car park- shame about the pub!
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Andrew Morgan 2010
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