YHA Broad Haven view

Social walk from YHA Broad Haven

Overview

Saturday 10th September 2022

Distance: 5 miles

Duration: 2.5 - 3.5 hours

Led by: Experienced BMC volunteer guides

Head north climbing gently through a wooded valley towards to Haroldston West. Approaching the hamlet, the ground levels out before continuing along quiet lanes towards the coast. Here part of the route has been surfaced enabling access for wheelchair users.

Along the stretch on coast alternate soft shales and harder millstone grit have enabled the creation of sea cliffs and coves. We'll pass an Iron Age fort at Black point which will eventually be cut off by coastal erosion. Heading south we see a monolith: the Harold stone. From here we'll slowly descend back to the beach at Broad Haven and round the corner to the hostel. 

Book your place

This event is part of YHA's Festival of Walking - view other social walks.

What makes it special

  • Led by an experienced guide
  • Build confidence walking in rural locations
  • Get a free cuppa at the finishing point

Date and time

Saturday 10th September 2022

Start: 10.15am

Price

For a suggested donation of £10, you can book a place on one of our social walks. Your donation will support our heart of the community appeal to install life-saving defibrillators at every YHA hostel.

Hostels nearby

Social walk from YHA Broad Haven

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA62 3JH

Map references

OS Map: 157

OS Grid Ref: GR863141

Lat/Lng: 51.784466, -5.099968

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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