Castle, Coast and Countryside

Walk Leader: Mike Ogden

Date: Friday 29th June 2012 10:00a.m.

Start & finish point: Car park in front of Caldicot Castle (ST486884). Postcode NP26 4HW.

Distance: Approx 11 miles

Time to walk: Approx 6 hours

Description: Starting in the grounds of Caldicot Castle we will head north following the old stream that once took boats up to the Roman town of Caerwent. Then on to the once notorious and now deserted village of Runston, north through St.Pierre’s Great Woods then past Monmouthshire’s last corn mill to the St Pierre Golf resort with its ancient manor house and church. Here we join the Wales Coast Path passing historic Black Rock with its salmon fishery and then to Sudbrook built to construct the Severn Tunnel, and then back, passing an iron age fort and the Second Severn Crossing.

Terrain: Two short moderate climbs and several stiles.

For your rucksack: A packed lunch.

Price: £5 per ticketWales Coast Path Logo

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