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Black turreted tower on named discsSt Illtyd's Walk

103 km / 64 miles

Carms, Neath PT, Swansea
From the sands this is a walk across varied terrain, canals, woodlands and gentle hills crossing the rivers Loughor, Tawe, Neath and Afan. The Walk links with the Coed Morgannwg Way at Margam giving access to the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk and Taff Trail. St Illtyd flourished in the latter part of the fifth and beginning of the sixth century, and was held in high veneration in Wales.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Black turreted tower on named discs Waymark: Black turreted tower on named discs
Attributes: Canal; Religious
SN403000 - Pembrey Country Park, Carms
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SS806862 - Margam Country Park, Neath PT
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Web Sites: Wikipedia - St Illtyd's Walk

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet: St Illtyd's Walk (Carmarthenshire County Council)


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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
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OS Landranger: 159160170
OS Landranger Active: 159160170
OS Explorer: 12164165166178
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Self-catering: Pembrey Holiday Cottages  (bookable online) < 1 Km 8 Km
Self-catering: Lothlorien Cottage  (bookable online) 2 Km 44 Km
Self-catering: Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages  (bookable online) 2 Km 54 Km
Self-catering: Capel Cartref  (bookable online) 3 Km 58 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Merlins Backpackers, Ystradgynlais, Swansea 3 Km 58 Km
Self-catering: Neath Valley View  (bookable online) 4 Km 70 Km
Bunk House: L & A Outdoor Centre 3 Km 93 Km

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Connected Paths:

Path Highlights: St Illtyd's Walk Highlights
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Coed Morgannwg Way; Gower Way; Ogwr Ridgeway Walk; Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk; Taff Trail; Wales Coast Path
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Other Paths: Celtic Way; Cistercian Way (Wales); Coast to Coast - Snowdonia to the Gower; Glamorgan Ridgeway Walk


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Route Profile:

110.5 Km (68.7 miles)
3,737 m (12,260 ft) ascent
478 m (1,568 ft)  maximum height