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Garn Fawr & Garn Fechan Hillforts
Introduction to Walk 3482

Photo from the walk - Garn Fawr & Garn Fechan Hillforts

Nat Park - Pembrokeshire Coast

County/Area - Pembrokeshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Time - 1 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

A short Pembrokeshire walk exploring the iron age hillforts of Garn Fawr and Garn Fechan which lie close to Strumble Head. The route offers great views over the coast and inland, and is a perfect place to enjoy the sunset. 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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