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Wales Coast Path, day 20: Burry Port to Kidwelly

December 7, 2014 2 Comments
Wales Coast Path, day 20: Burry Port to Kidwelly

A cold, still morning in Burry Port. The sun, they say, will shine all day. The four of us are the only people in the car park without dogs to share our walk. Feeling inadequate, we hurry on to the path, joining it at the point where the huge Carmarthen Bay Power Station once stood. […]

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Wales Coast Path, day 19: Loughor to Burry Port

November 30, 2014 0 Comments
Wales Coast Path, day 19: Loughor to Burry Port

Loughor is a frontier town. Now just an extension of ‘greater Gorseinon’, it was once a place of more importance. The Romans planted an auxiliary fort on its headland, commanding the mouth of the river. The Normans built a small castle on the same spot, with the same intention – securing the invaders and depressing […]

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