Valeways

Led Walking Programme

September - December 2020 Walking Programme

Valeways were pleased to recommence walks in August 2020 but have now suspended them from Friday 23rd October to Sunday 8th November in line with the 'firebreak' lockdown restrictions announced b y the Welsh Assembly Government. 

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

Please click here to read Valeways Walkers Covid-19 Guidelines 

Visit our website and 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.

Boot Health Walks - Coffee Shop Strollers Walks up to 1 hour. No stiles, steps or steep inclines.

BootBoot Progression Walks up to 2 hours. Some stiles, steps or steep inclines.

BootBootBoot Extended Walks up to 3 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.

Please click here to download the current programme. 


Oct 2020 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
31 Sat 7:00pm BootBoot Halloween Walk - bring torches This walk is cancelled Dinas Powys, St. Peter's Church, Mill Rd. Dave 07707 898720
Nov 2020 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
01 Sun 10:00am BootBootBoot Four Fields and Waterfall This walk is cancelled Barry, Romilly Park by the Gorsedd Stones Oggie 07974 431839
04 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston This walk is cancelled Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU Babs 07765 432676
04 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Majo This walk is cancelled Llantwit Major Town Hall car park Alan 07551 620326
05 Thu 11:00am BootBoot Vicars, Park & Coast This walk is cancelled Porthkerry Caravan Park Phil 07799 532767
08 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Coast and Beacon  This walk is cancelled Southerndown, The Barn CF32 0PY Rebecca 07890 941502
09 Mon 11:00am BootBoot Woods and Valleys  Barry , outside All Saints Church, Park Road Babs 07765 432676
11 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Mike 07510 695768
11 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
12 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot Two Long Cairns - 7 miles Dyffryn Gardens, CF71 7DA, lower car park Alan 07551 620326
12 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Penarth Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
15 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Manor, Power & Lanes Gileston, beach car park CF62 4HX Paul 07974 772102
18 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU Babs 07765 432676
18 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major Town Hall car park Alan 07551 620326
19 Thu 10:30am BootBoot See the Sea Stack (if you dare) - 5 miles Monknash, New Mill Farm CF71 7QQ car park (honesty box) Alan 07551 620326
22 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot A Walk in the Parks and Toe the Line! Penarth, cliff top car park Dave 07707 898720
22 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Ely Valley and Cogan Pill Llandough, St. Dochdwy Church, CF64 2NN Peter 07980 643869
25 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Mike 07510 695768
25 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
26 Thu 10:00am
BootBootBoot Which way shall we go today? - 7 miles
Colwinston, Sycamore Tree CF71 7NG John 07791 138002
26 Thu 10:30am Boot Walk for Carers
Barry Island Railway Station Lynne 07729 991491
26 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Penarth Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
Dec 2020 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
02 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
02 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Llantwit Major Llantwit Major Town Hall car park Alan 07751 620326
03 Thu 10:30am Boot Living with Cancer Strollers Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre Lynne 07729 991491
03 Thu 11:00am BootBoot  Nature, Coast, Quarry & Home Fontygary Caravan Park Phil 07799 532767
06 Sun 10:00am BootBootBoot Winter Island Barry, Romilly Park by the Gorsedd Stones Oggie 07974 431839
06 Sun 2:00pm

BootBoot A Winter's Walk

Barry Island, Redbrink Cresc. entrance to Jackson Bay Dave 07707 898720
09 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Mike 07510 695768
09 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
10 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Penarth Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
13 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Beach & Surrounding Area Llantwit Major Beach car park Paul 07974 772102
14 Mon 11:00am BootBoot Countryside and Coast Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU Babs & Jan 07765 432676
16 Wed 10:30am
Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston
Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU Babs 07765 432676
16 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Llantwit Major Llantwit Major Town Hall car park Alan 07551 620326
17 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot Possibly the highest point in the Vale Peterston-super-Ely, The Three Horseshoes CF5 6LH Alan 07551 620326
20 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Sisley Was Here! Penarth, cliff top car park Peter 07980 643869
23 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Mike 07510 695768
23 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
27 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Barry Before Barry Barry, Colcot Arms CF62 8UJ Rebecca 07890 941502
30 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
31 Thu 10:30am Boot Walk for Carers Barry Island Railway Station Lynne 07729 991491
31 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Penarth Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
Jan 2021 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
01 Fri 1:00pm BootBoot Dave's New Year's Day Walk Dinas Powys, St. Peter's Church, Mill Rd. Phil 07854 526117
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