Valeways

Led Walking Programme


To download the April - June 2022 programme please click here.


A Covid-19 risk assessment has been written that will be used alongside the usual Walk Leader's risk assessment to provide a safe walking experience. 

Please click here to read the Valeways Walkers Covid-19 Guidelines, which must be followed.

Visit this website and our Facebook page to receive updated news. In the meantime, enjoy walking safely by following the Welsh Government advice

Where possible we advise you should also:
  • avoid touching surfaces with your hands, consider wearing gloves.
  • consider using alternative routes that do not pass through gardens or farm yards where social distancing may be difficult or the possibility of entering an isolation area.
  • consider avoiding popular locations and busy times of day if you can.



The Valeways Guided Walks are designed to support the health and wellbeing of residents in the Vale of Glamorgan.

New Classification of Walks 

Coffee Shop Strollers and Health & Well Being Walks are easy up to 1 hour, no stiles, steps or steep inclines.

Boot Progression Walks: Approximately 1.5 hours, gentle terrain with limited stiles, steps or steep inclines.

BootBoot Secondary Walks: Approximately 2 - 2.5 hours with some stiles, steps or steep inclines.

BootBootBoot Extended Walks: Approximately 3 - 4 hours. Many stiles, steps or steep inclines. Bring drink and a snack.

iaithgwaith This sign indicates a bilingual walk. Welsh speakers and learners especially welcome.

dementia logoThis sign indicates a Dementia Friendly Walk.


Be prepared - In rural areas you may encounter stiles, uneven surfaces, steep sections, soft wet ground.

Remember - Appropriate footwear and clothing, children to be accompanied by an adult, park responsibly, follow the countryside code.

Sorry NO DOGS on any of the walks except the walk on Saturday 29th January, 10:30am meet at St Hilary, road parking off A48 at Bryn Owain CF71 7DT

Please click here to download the next programme for April -June 2022. 



May 2022 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
28 Sat 9:45am BootBootBoot Coastal Path 10th Anniversary Walk. Train to Llantwit and coastal walk back to Barry. Bring Food and a drink. Barry Railway Station car park - train fare to Llantwit Major Dave 07707 898720
31 Tue 10:30am Stress Buster Strollers Barry, Romilly Park, CF62 6RN by the tennis courts Lynne 07729 991491
Jun 2022 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
01 Wed 10:30am dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU (parking fee) Babs 07765 432676
01 Wed 2:30pm Coffee Shop Strollers Llantwit Major Llantwit Major Town Hall car park CF61 1SD Alan 07551 620326
02 Thu 10:30am dementia logo Living with Cancer Strollers Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU (parking fee) Lynne 07729 991491
02 Thu 2:30pm Well-being Strollers - Barry Golau Caredig, Gladstone Rd. Barry CF62 7AL Charles 07883 512383
05 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Kenson Valley and LLancadle Fontygary Caravan Park CF62 3ZT Phil 07799 532767
08 Wed 10:30am dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap, CF62 6SW Mike 07510 695768
08 Wed 2:30pm dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain, CF71 7BD Rebecca 07890 941502
09 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot Talygarn House Welsh St. Donats, Hensol Forest car park CF71 7SW Alan 07551 620326
09 Thu 2:30pm dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers - Penarth Penarth cliff top car park, CF64 5BP Paul 07974 772102
12 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Over Ogmore Down St. Brides Major, The Village Shop CF32 0SB Peter 07980 643869
13 Mon 6:30pm BootBoot Seven Counties View Peterston-super-Ely, by the footbridge CF5 6LH Dave 07707 898720
15 Wed 10:00am BootBoot iaithgwaith Rhoose / Fonmon Circular Rhoose Railway Station CF62 3EL Gwenda 07811 503210
15 Wed 10:30am dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU (parking fee) Babs 07765 432676
15 Wed 2:30pm Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major, Town Hall car park CF61 1SD Alan 07551 620326
16 Thu 2:30pm Well-being Strollers - Barry Golau Caredig, Gladstone Rd.. Barry CF62 7AL Charles 07883 512383
19 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot High Brown Fritillary Butterfly Habit Walk St. Brides Major, Post Office, opposite The Fox, CF32 0SB Rebecca 07890 941502
22 Wed 10:30am dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap, CF62 6SW Mike 07510 695768
22 Wed 2:30pm dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain, CF71 7BD Rebecca 07890 941502
22 Wed 6:30pm BootBoot  Ely Valley Peterston-super-Ely, The Sportsmans Rest CF5 6LH Alan 07551 620326
23 Thu 2:00pm dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers - Penarth Penarth, cliff top car park CF64 5BP Paul 07974 772102
26 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Llantwit Circular Llantwit Major Beach car park CF61 1YX Paul 07974 772102
28 Tue 10:30am dementia logo Stress Buster Strollers Barry, Romilly Park, CF62 6RN by the tennis courts, Lynne 07729 991491
29 Wed 10:30am Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre CF64 5UY (parking fee) Babs 07765 432676
29 Wed 2:30pm Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major, Town Hall car park CF61 1SD Alan 07551 620326
30 Thu 10:00am

BootBootBoot 'Up, round and down!'  - 7 miles

Peterston-super-Ely, The Sportsmans Rest CF5 6LH John 07791 138002
30 Thu 10:30am dementia logo Walk for Carers Barry Island Railway Station, CF62 5TH Lynne 07729 991491
30 Thu 2:30pm Well-being Strollers - Barry Golau Caredig, Gladstone Rd.. Barry CF62 7AL Charles 07883 512383
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