July 2024 Beach Walk from Penarth to Lavernock Point
a geological rock formation

Guided Walk led by Steve Howe:

Our trip will visit the coastline running from Penarth pier along to Lavernock Point, which will be led by Steve Howe from the South Wales branch of the Geological Association. I have been in a group he has led on this same walk last year and so can confirm both the interesting things we shall see in the cliff line and on the beach and how well Steve explains things.
I shall fill in full details nearer the time of our visit which will be on Wednesday the 10th July. But the outline of the day looks like this:
  1.  Meeting up at the Skateboard Carpark, Monmouth. Travel by car sharing at 9.30 to drive to Penarth. This is about an hour’s run via the M4 to junction 33 and then down the A4232 to avoid Cardiff.
  2.  Free car parking with a cafe.
  3.  Start our walk by 11.00 am and this will last about 3 hours at a very gentle pace. Total distance about 3 miles with about 1 mile on the beach which includes some rocky surfaces.
I would be grateful if those who would like to go on this trip would now confirm that this date is OK for them. Would also be grateful if anyone willing to drive would tell me — we will need 4/5 cars.


Wed 10 Jul 2024


9:30am - 3:30pm
Monmouth Skatepark, Rockfield Road, Monmouth NP25 5BA
Jim Handley

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