Coast and Lighthouse Walk - Vale Trail 2
Spectacular, breathtaking views along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast with rural farmlands and the ancient woodlands of St Donat’s Castle
Walk Distance: Marcross, Atlantic College and Lighthouse Walk - 4.5 miles / Monknash, Lighthouse and Marcross Walk - 4 miles
Enjoy the varied scenery and historical sites, including Nash Point Lighthouse, Marcross Church and Atlantic College.
The Monknash Coast is a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its sequence of limestone deposits and its eroding hard coastline and cliffs.
They have been shaped over thousands of years to form the four and a half kilometre stretch of coastline between Cwm Nash and St. Donat’s Point which allows an understanding of how the present coastline has evolved.
Start Point: Nash Point car park. CF61 1ZH. Grid ref: SS916683
Places of Interest
There are plenty of interesting things and beautiful places to see along your walk, including:
- Glamorgan Heritage Coast
- St Donat's Castle and Arts Centre
- Atlantic College
- Nash Point Lighthouse
- Holy Trinity Church Marcross
- St Donat's Church
- Plough and Harrow Pub
Coast and Lighthouse Walk Leaflet
Listen to the stories along this trail come to life through the Vale Tales app. #Valetales