3. Trefin to Goodwick

I’m pretty sure I caught a taxi from Fishguard to the small village of Trefin, where I would start my walk from. As this was a Saturday, no buses were running so thats why I caught a taxi.. I got dropped off in the centre of Trefin and walked a short distance west out of the village and down to where the PCP joined the road.

I joined the coastal pathand began walking eastwards back to Goodwick. The walking was quite easy and I soon arrived at the small coastal hamlet of Abercastle.  The coastline in this area showed some large landslips that had occurred recently, with the coastal path having to be diverted on numerous occasions. I remember nothing of passing by Aber Mawr beach, but recall looking northwards to towards Strumble Head and the craggy summit of Garn Fawr in the distance. Passing by Pwll Deri, the resistant dolerite stacks and skerries where an impressive sight. I managed to get a zoomed shot of the Irish Ferry sailing past Strumble Head lighthouse on its approach to Goodwick. I passed the Carreg Goffa memorial to the spot of the last invasion of Britain  in 1797. Somewhere around Carnfachach I managed to get my first glimpse of grey seals and was able to look down onto a secret stony beach where 3 seal pups were sleeping. The 18 miles began to take its toll as I neared the end of the walk.

Looking across Aber Draw to Llanlleifer
Landslips near Pwll Llong
Near Castell Coch
Abercastle
Looking northwards Strumble Head with Irish Ferry in the distance
Strumble Head
Looking down on young Grey Seal pups

Distance today = 18 miles
Total distance =   49 miles

 

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