Coast and Pier Walk - Vale Trail 5

Penarth Pier Walk

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  • Hayes Road car park, Sully Grid ref: ST149679
  • Penarth
  • Vale Trails,Walking
  • Free admission
  • Doggy friendly
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Walk-five-logoThis linear route offers wonderful insight into the tourism and maritime industries so important to the Vale of Glamorgan.

Sully to Penarth Pier Walk: 5 miles

On the way, discover the site of the first ever radio transmission over open sea, at Lavernock Point. Explore the remains of the fascinating gun battery nearby and look out for an abundance of wildlife along the coast and in the meadows behind.

Early autumn is the perfect time to enjoy a walk (and some foraging!) as much of the latter part of the route is lined with berry rich hedgerows.

The walk ends at Penarth, where the vision of wealthy Victorian and Edwardian landowners earned the town the reputation of “The Garden by the Sea” due to its splendid parks and open spaces which still link the seafront and town centre. The town’s recently restored iconic pier is a symbol of the energy and spirit of the town.

Start point: Hayes Road Car Park, Sully. Grid Reference: ST149679

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Coast and Pier Walk

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Route offering a wonderful insight into the tourism and maritime industries, early autumn is the perfect time to enjoy a walk as much of the latter part of the route is lined with berry rich hedgerows.

Coast and Pier Walk Leaflet

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Vale Trails 1-10

This is just one of a series of walks that will take you on a walking adventure accross the Vale of Glamorgan. Check out the other walks in this collection below.

Vale Trail 1  - Ogmore by Sea Walk

Vale Trail 2 - Coast & Lighthouse Walk

Vale Trail 3 - Celtic Crosses & Coast Walk

Vale Trail 4 - Park & Seaside Walk

Vale Trail 5 - Coast & Pier Walk

Vale Trail 6 - Salmon Leaps Walk

Vale Trail 7 - Haunted Field Walk

Vale Trail 8 - Magical Forest Walk

Vale Trail 9 - Iolo Morgannwg Heritage Walk

Vale Trail 10 - Ewenny & Spring Flowers Walk

If you'd like a copy of the full set of Vale Trails walks leaflets, contact us  today and we'll send you a set.

 

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