SM8023 : Circular walk from Solva to St Elvis and Dinas Fawr (31)

taken 8 years ago, near to Solva, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Circular walk from Solva to St Elvis and Dinas Fawr (31)
Circular walk from Solva to St Elvis and Dinas Fawr (31)
This series of photos portrays a 2-mile circular walk east and south of Solva, Pembrokeshire.

Initially, the walk climbs out of the valley of the River Solva onto The Gribbin, a knife-edge ridge between the glacial valleys of Solva and Gwadn. The walk then descends to a marshy area before climbing inland to farmland. Near St Elvis Farm, the walk passes a cromlech (a neolithic burial chamber) then heads to the coastpath and turns west to follow the clifftop. After descending into Gwadn cove, the walk climbs to rejoin The Gribbin before descending into Solva. The route can be followed on OS 1:50000 sheet 157 or on OS 'Explorer' 1:25000 sheet OL35.

Having forked right on the coastpath near Penrhyn (see [LinkExternal link] ), the walk reaches this kissing gate. From here, the path descends very steeply into Gwadn cove with its shingle beach (visible to the right in this photo).

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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 October, 2009
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Coastal scenery   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 803 236 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.1007N 5:11.4960W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 804 236
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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