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Marloes Sands Circular
Introduction to Walk 3362

Photo from the walk - Marloes Sands Circular

Nat Park - Pembrokeshire Coast

County/Area - Pembrokeshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

This Marloes Sands walk explores a beautiful section of coastline above the beach. The route follows the Pembrokeshire Coast Path for part of the way and offers extensive views along the beach, passes the Raggle Rocks, Gateholm Island and the adjacent rock stack and ends with a view to Skomer Island. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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