Redwick Circular Walk

A pleasant mix of rural footpaths and a refreshing coastal walk. Many stiles and narrow footbridges to cross, however, fields can be very muddy throughout winter. Limited car parking opposite Redwick Church.

Look out for the distinct Redwick Circular Walk Waymark Disc.

Technical sheet
No. 6573098
A Redwick walk posted on 20/03/21 by Trevulate. Update : 29/03/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h15[?]
Distance Distance : 4.88mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 10ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 10ft
Highest point Highest point : 23ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 13ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Redwick
Starting point Starting point : N 51.552851° / W 2.849041°
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Description

Start at Redwick Church.

(D/A) Start at church gates and follow the path through the churchyard to the small paddock at the rear of the church to a roadside stile.

(1) Turn left onto the road and after a short distance look for a fingerpost on right. Follow the footpath through a field gate and continue along the field path towards the sea wall. Walk up onto the sea wall.

(2) Turn right and follow the footpath towards Porton House. Follow waymarks and head inland across a series of footbridge until reaching a stile leading you onto a track.

(3) Follow the track to the right and continue to Hare’s Lane, continue along Hare’s Lane for approximately 100 metres. Join the footpath on the right and follow the waymarked path over a series of footbridges towards Llanwern pipeline. Cross pipeline steel footbridge and continue along the footpath as it zigzags across fields and footbridges reaching a roadside stile at Mead Lane.

(4) Turn left onto the road and follow the lane back towards Redwick, retracing your steps through the churchyard to finish. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 23ft - Redwick Church
1 : mi 0.06 - alt. 23ft - South Row
2 : mi 2.08 - alt. 20ft - Footpath
3 : mi 2.79 - alt. 20ft - Porton Road
4 : mi 4.51 - alt. 20ft - Mead Lane
D/A : mi 4.88 - alt. 23ft - Redwick Church

Useful Information

Look out for the distinct Redwick Circular Walk Waymark Disc.

The ancient church of St. Thomas the Apostle is unusually large for a parish church on the Caldicot and Wentloog Levels. The church has a full-immersion baptistry, unique medieval stone carvings and a fine Victorian pipe organ salvaged from two previous churches. On the ancient south porch is a mark indicating the flood level caused by the Bristol Channel flood, 1607.

Please be advised route descriptions may alter as improvements are made to footpath structures along these routes.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 2.33/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 2/5
Routemap quality : 2/5
Walk interest : 3/5


Walker
on Wed 25 Aug 2021 21:04:41 CEST

Global average : 2.33 / 5

Date of walk : 23/08/21
Description quality : Disappointing
Easiness to follow the route : Disappointing
Walk interest : Average

Disappointing walk. Difficult to follow the route description right from the start. Walk is partly across furrowed fields deep in grass which are hard to cross. One field has grown maize so the route can't be followed and part is through some barns with no clear route.. A lot of the bridges and stiles are surrounded by brambles and stinging nettles and not well kept.

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