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Cwm yr Esgyr & Cemaes Head from Poppit Sands
Introduction to Walk 3491

Photo from the walk - Cwm yr Esgyr & Cemaes Head from Poppit Sands

Nat Park - Pembrokeshire Coast

County/Area - Pembrokeshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.1 miles / 9.9 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Pembrokeshire walk from Poppit Sands explores the valley of Cwm yr Esgyr using tracks and footpaths to reach the coast at Pwyllgranant. The route then follows the often-precipitous Pembrokeshire Coast Path which rises to over 500 feet above the sea to reach Cemaes Head. The walk then descends along a quiet lane back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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


 

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