Long walks in South Wales & Severn Estuary

Chepstow to Blackrock
6 miles / 9.6 km

Start at the Old Town Bridge in the market town of Chepstow. There are great views over the estuaries of the Wye and Severn. It’s easy walking to the Blackrock picnic area – the site of the old crossing point to England.

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Cardiff Bay Trail
6.2 miles / 10 km

Enjoy Cardiff’s rich heritage; the legacy of a buoyant and successful docks. See historic landmarks, on this circular walk, like the Norwegian Church (where Roald Dahl was christened) and iconic buildings such as the world renowned Wales Millennium Centre. Find out more about the Cardiff Bay Trail.

Ogmore by Sea to Nash Point
6.2 miles / 10 km

This walk follows the Glamorgan Heritage Coast towards Nash Point. Explore this spectacular and dramatic coastline (and call into the visitor centre at Dunraven Bay to find out more). You’ll discover some stunning beaches along the way.

Porthcawl to Ogmore Castle
7 miles / 11km

A walk which includes Traeth yr Afon Beach, the National Nature Reserve at Merthyr Mawr, and ends near the Castle and stepping stones at Ogmore. (Bus)

Gwent Levels Circular Walk
7.5 miles / 12 km

An exhilarating, mostly level walk on hard surface paths around Newport Wetlands Reserve, a nationally important haven for wildlife and a National Nature Reserve. Find out more about the Gwent Circular walk.

Merthyr Mawr to Kenfig
11.5 miles / 18.5 km

Explore this section of the Coast Path which takes in Porthcawl and its harbour, sandy beaches, the Grand Pavilion, Locks Common, Rest Bay and the Kenfig National Nature Reserve. Find out more about the Merthyr Mawr to Kenfig walk.

Glamorgan Heritage Coast
14 miles / 22.5 km

This follows the Glamorgan Heritage Coast from Newton Burrows to Gileston. The walk offers great views of spectacular and dramatic coastline. Find out more about the Glamorgan Heritage coast walk.