at the heart of
Ewenny and Southerndown.
Leader, Jo Coulson.
31st January 2010
Starting from the remains of Ewenny
Walking the road past one of the quarries.
Climbing onto Ogmore Down.
Quarry has taken away some more of the Down.
Level walking on the Down.
Following a green lane.
Reaching the coast near Southerndown.
Dunraven and the heritage coast in the distance.
On our way to Dunraven.
Using the new coast path to descend.
This new path is a bit muddy!!
Who thought we'd be grateful for concrete steps.
Visiting Dunraven Garden.
Garden once served the house (now demolished).
An unexpected garden to find.
Emerging from the eastern door to view the heritage
Wonderful views from here.
Exploring the few remains of the old house.
Descending back to Dunraven Beach.
Lunch at the bottom!.
An inquisitive robin came to check us out.
Ascending a millennium path out of Dunraven.
Reached the top!
A family of pigs came around to meet us.
Traditional stone stile to negotiate.
No pub stop at St Brides!.
Bird of prey didn't like the look of us and flew away.
Heading onto Old Castle Down.
Walking along Cwm Alun.
Heading for the old bridge near Coed y Bwl.
Old stone crossing of the River Alun.
Footpath crosses the railway line.
Quite a few stiles on the walk.
Reached Wallas Farm.
Good job the footpath doesn't cross this field!.
Sunlight catching the moss and lichen.
Need to follow the road a little way.
Back off the road and into fields.
Bridgend and Ewenny Priory in distance.
Top of Heol y Cawl Lane.
Reached bottom of lane to visit the baptism pool.
Plaque states pool was owned by Jesus College, Oxford.
More stone stiles but nearly back.
Flat walking now.
Back at the priory!.
The Priory Church of St Michael & All Angels.
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