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St. Govan's Chapel, Bosherston & Elegug Stacks
Introduction to Walk 3495

Photo from the walk - St. Govan's Chapel, Bosherston & Elegug Stacks

Nat Park - Pembrokeshire Coast

County/Area - Pembrokeshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.6 miles / 15.6 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Pembrokeshire walk explores the spectacular section of coast between St. Govan's Chapel and the Green Bridge of Wales. The route has restricted opening due to MOD training on the ranges. The route follows the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and is well-signed. 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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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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