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Borth to Aberystwyth

Uploaded by UrbanEliou on Nov 12, 2010
Region: United Kingdom

Route type: Other
Total climb: 984.25 ft
Distance: 9.80km, 6.09 miles.   (50)

About trip

a medium difficulty walk over good costal path seal cliffes and promenades. An ancient submerged forest is visible at low tide along the beach, where stumps of oak, pine, birch, willow and hazel (preserved by the acid anaerobic conditions in the peat) can be seen. Radiocarbon dating suggests these trees died about 1500 BC Aberystwyth has a pier and a fine seafront which stretches from Constitution Hill at the north end of the Promenade to the mouth of the harbour at the south, taking in two separate beach stretches divided by the castle. Today it is essentially made up of four different areas: Aberystwyth town, Llanbadarn Fawr, Waunfawr and Penparcau, with Penparcau being the most populous.

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