The Three Saints Walk

This is a fascinating walk within a short distance of Cardiff. It crosses the little known north east corner of the Vale and offers the walker historic villages, ruined castles and a battle site all combines with surprisingly attractive views. While a delightful area it is prone to flooding so can be wet underfoot. The first 4½ miles, starting from St. Fagans follow the Millennium Heritage Trail. There are also links with Valeways Walk -  'Ridge & Valley'. Since the walk is circular it can be accessed at various points. There are two shorter walk variants within the main walk.

Distance: Main walk just under 9 miles. Shorter variants at 4¾ and 6½ miles.

Map: OS Explorer 151 Cardiff and Bridgend.

Parking: St. Fagans museum car park. There is a charge. Small area by St. Brides Super Ely church, Grid Ref: 0977. Parking area near the footbridge Peterston Super Ely, Grid Ref:082762.

Public Transport: i) Limited bus service Barry to Peterston and St. Brides, ii) Talbot Green to Cardiff via Peterston, iii) Cardiff to St. Fagans.

Refreshments & Toilets: St. Fagans : museum and pub in village (Plymouth Arms). Peterston: two pubs (Sportsmans Rest, Three Horseshoes) and small shop. Drope: Pub on route (The Greendown Inn).


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