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Wales Coast Path, day 5: Rumney from Penarth

March 11, 2014 0 Comments
Wales Coast Path, day 5: Rumney from Penarth

At last, a dry bright morning.  C, J and I stroll down past Alexandra Park towards Penarth Pier.  Bafflingly a woman with a small dog says we look like the Three Musketeers.  She may be unaware that the only fences we tend to come across are ones that divide fields. After a coffee in the […]

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Wales Coast Path, day 6: Penarth from Barry

December 14, 2013 2 Comments
Wales Coast Path, day 6: Penarth from Barry

At Bridgend we change to the miniature Platform 1A, gateway to all true adventures on the Vale of Glamorgan line.  It’s cold and the fog is thick.  The train creeps across the Porthkerry viaduct, unseeing and unseen. We leave at Barry – Barry Central to be precise, since like all respectable towns Barry has several […]

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