Moylgrove to Newport Walk
Explorer OL35 North Pembrokeshire
Description A spectacular walk that includes the famous 'Witches Cauldron' and the picturesque National Trust headland of Ceibwr Bay and ends in the small welcoming town of Newport.
Start The walk starts from Moylgrove car park. Grid reference SN 118 447.
PLEASE NOTE Some stretches of this path are steep and the cliffs are very high, less experienced walkers may wish to allow longer and be sure to check the return bus is running, for more experienced walkers a day long 'there and back' walk is a real treat!
Canllefaes Holiday Cottages
Trenewydd Cottages and BnB St Dogmaels Cardigan
Blaenwaun Caravan Park Mwnt
Craig y Nos
Brongwyn Holiday Cottages
Cardigan Bay Holiday Cottage
Penwern Fach Holiday Cottages
Mwnt Holiday Cottages
Ysgubor Hen Cottage
Over the Rainbow
Brongwyn Touring Caravan and Camping Park
Nant-y-Croi Farmhouse Holiday Cottages
Nant-y-Croi Farmhouse Bed And Breakfast
Nantmawr Farm Holiday Cottage
Nantmawr Farm Bed and Breakfast
Ffynnon Grog Mwnt
Poppit Sands Holiday Park
Images Llangrannog Beach
This is a lovely walk, but please be aware that it is almost all on
cliff paths, with some steep sections up and down to the deserted coves,
there is no access on or off the path between stages 4 and 7 so packed
lunches and drinks are advised.
- Moylgrove - Turn left out of car park & after
few metres turn right by chapel.
Continue along road until you reach Ceibwr Bay
- Ceibwr Bay - (The cliffs here
are famous for their amazing strata produced in the Caledonian period
450 million years ago.) Carry on along road for short distance to coast
path sign on right, go over stile & follow coast path for about
west a mile to dramatic bay known as the 'Witches Cauldron'. Look out
for Gannets, Choughs, Gulls, Fulmars, Shags, Cormorants, Buzzards,
Ravens and Kestrels
- Witches Cauldron - (This is a
collapsed cave and at certain points of the tide the water makes wonderful
noises as it is sucked under the narrow arch of rock).
- Castell Treryffydd - is an Iron
Age Hill Fort, look our for seals particularly along this stretch.
- Foel Goch - Another good place
to spot seals and dolphins from the escarpment above the cliff.
- Pen Pystyll - The small waterfall
at Pen Pystyll is above a tiny beach from where you can enjoy the sunset
or an secluded swim before the last of the walk into Newport
- Newport - The coastal path turns
inland at the beach to follow the estuary to the bridge across the
River Nevern which will take you up into the town of Newport, with
pubs sering food, cafes and shops.
It is possible to do this walk in either direction and use the Poppit
Rocket Bus sercvice from early May until late September, to return
to the start of the walk. Click
here for a PDF of the timetable
The wild life, flora and fauna of Cardiganshire Coast and Country are truly remarkable. Red Kites and Buzzards soar above whilst Dolphins and seals swim in the bay. Otters rare orchids and hundreds of other plants, birds and animals are all here of you to experience and enjoy.