Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head

A walk in The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Superb coastal walking

Walk Route Summary:

- Strumble Head, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Porthsychan, Carregwastad Point, Aber Felin, Cwm Felin, Garn Folch, Garn Fawr (Strumble Head), Pwll Deri, Porth Maenmelyn, Pen Brush, Carn Melyn, Carreg Onnen Bay, Strumble Head.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

  • Length/Distance: 13.5km (8½ miles)
  • Total Ascent: 628m (2ft)
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Allow at least: 5¼hrs
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Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head Strumble Head, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Porthsychan, Carregwastad Point, Aber Felin, Cwm Felin, Garn Folch, Garn Fawr (Strumble Head), Pwll Deri, Porth Maenmelyn, Pen Brush, Carn Melyn, Carreg Onnen Bay, Strumble Head  The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park,  Pembrokeshire,  Wales

Carregwastad Point
Photo: Carl Taylor

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The monument at Carregwastad Point marks the last invasion of the British mainland. On the 22nd February 1797, a force of 1,200 Frenchmen led by Colonel Tate (an Irish-American) landed unopposed. They could not match the defending party and surrendered just two days later.

Strumble Head Lighthouse was built in 1908 by Trinity House for the greater safety of sea traffic between Ireland and the (then) new Fishguard Harbour three miles to the east. The new light also formed a link with the existing South Bishop light, 18 miles to the south-west. This stretch of coast is very dangerous, and some 60 vessels are known to have been lost along it in the 19th Century alone. The lighthouse was converted to unmanned automatic operation in 1980 and is now monitored from the Operations Control Centre at Harwich.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Garn Fawr (Strumble Head) at 213m (699ft). - Garn Fawr (Strumble Head) is known as a Bridget

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
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Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
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Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
Bridget
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Bridget


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head

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The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

1. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Photo: Andy Marsden (4)


Solva Harbour. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

2. Solva Harbour
Photo: Peter Handley (3)


The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

3. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Photo: Sara Hobbs (2)


St Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire Coast. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

4. St Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire Coast
Photo: Dale Stewart (9)


The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

5. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Photo: Jamie Tetlow (7)


The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

6. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Photo: Monica Dempsey (4)


The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

7. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Photo: Francis Healy (5)


The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

8. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Photo: Roger Brooke (1)


St Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire Coast. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

9. St Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire Coast
Photo: Dale Stewart (8)


Castlebeach Bay, St Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire Coast. Walk route map pe117 Carregwastad Point and Garn Fawr from Strumble Head photo

10. Castlebeach Bay, St Ann's Head, Pembrokeshire Coast
Photo: Dale Stewart (3)



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