Haunted Field Walk - Vale Trail 7

Haunted Field

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  • Start Point: St Nicholas Church, St Nicholas. CF5 6SN. Grid ref: ST090743
  • Cowbridge and the Rural Vale
  • Vale Trails,Walking
  • Free admission
  • Doggy friendly
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Walk-seven-logoSurely no other walk in the UK offers neolithic burial chambers, Edwardian gardens and supernatural legends all within an easy 7.5 mile country trail? 

St Nicholas, Dyffryn Gardens and St Lythans: 7.5 miles / plus 3.5 mile optional walk

The burial chambers of Tinkinswood and St. Lythans, both older than Stonehenge, provide early highlights of this appealing walk.

The shorter walk also gives walkers an opportunity to visit the splendid Dyffryn Gardens. The remainder of the trail wanders the gentle farmland and woodland of the Vale before returning to charming St. Nicholas village.

St Lythan’s burial chamber is the smaller of the two enroute, but the only one whose capstone apparently twirls three times on midsummer eve while its stones go to the river to bathe! This field is also said to be haunted by  the unsaddled horse that cannot be ridden. On the plus side, walkers brave enough to venture on Halloween will get their wishes granted if they get close enough to whisper them to the stones.

Start Point: St Nicholas Church, St Nicholas. CF5 6SN. Grid ref: ST090743

Haunted Field Walk

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This walk offers neolithic burial chambers (Both Tinkinswood and St. Lythans are older than Stonehenge), Edwardian gardens and supernatural legends all within an easy 7.5 mile trail.

Haunted Field 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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