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Sky to Sea: Over the Bwlch


29 km / 18 miles
This walk is the first part of the 'Sky to Sea' trail, which takes you from the mountains of South Wales to the sea on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.

On public rights of way, forest tracks and minor roads from Dare Valley Country Park, Aberdare to Bryngarw Country Park near Bridgend, passing through some of the most spectacular scenery in South Wales especially across the Bwlch Mountain.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Very Challenging
Start: SN980027 - Dare Valley Country Park, Glamorgan View on StreetMap
Finish: SS903854 - Brynmenyn Country Park, Glamorgan View on StreetMap


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 170
OS Landranger Active 170
OS Explorer 151, 166
OS Explorer Active 151, 166

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Route Profile:

28.7 km (17.8 miles)
941 m (3,087 ft) ascent
538 m (1,765 ft)  maximum height

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