Valeways

Led Walking Programme

Due to the lockdown announcement today, Saturday 19th December by the Welsh Assembly Government, all Valeways Guided Walks have been cancelled from Sunday 20th December 2020 until further notice.


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.

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. 


Feb 2021 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
16 Tue 10:30am BootBoot A Long Walk Around Cosmeston - 1 stile Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre Lynne 07729 991491
17 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Mike 07510 695768
17 Wed 2:30pm Boot dementia logoCoffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 07890 941502
18 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Penarth  Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
21 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Knap & Park - no stiles Porthkerry Caravan Park by cafe Phil 07799 532767
24 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
24 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major, Town Hall Alan 07551 620326
25 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot To a Castle - 7 miles, 20+ stiles  St. Athan, The Roost, Rock Rd. CF62 4PG John 07791 138002
25 Thu 10:30am Boot Walk for Carers Barry Island Railway Station Lynne 07729 991491
28 Sun 1:00pm BootBoot The Blue Plaques of Llantwit - no stiles Llantwit Major, railway station car park Oggie 07974 431839
28 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Around Nature Reserve - 1 stile Gileston, beach car park CF62 4HX Paul 07974 772102
Mar 2021 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
03 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Mike 07510 695768
03 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
04 Thu 10:30am Boot Living with Cancer Strollers Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU Lynne 07729 991491
04 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Penarth Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
07 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Mast and Downs - some stiles Wenvoe Church, Old Port Rd. CF5 6DF Peter 07980 643869
07 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Wild Flowers in the Vale - some stiles St. Brides Major, Post Office CF32 0SB Rebecca 07890 941502
08 Mon 11:00am BootBoot Promenade and Parks - no stiles Penarth, cliff top car park Babs & Jan 07765 432676
10 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
10 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Llantwit Major Llantwit Major Town Hall car park Alan 07751 620326
11 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot Castle-upon-Alun Figure of 8 - 7 miles, 10+ stiles Ewenny Priory car park CF35 5BW Alan 07551 620326
14 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot If we go down to the woods today! - some stiles
Colwinston Church car park CF71 7BF Rebecca 07890 941502
17 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Bron Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Mike 07510 695768
17 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
18 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Penarth Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
21 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Around the Airport - no stiles Rhoose Railway Station Phil 07799 532767
24 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
24 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major, Town Hall car park Alan 07551 620326
25 Thu 9:45am

BootBootBoot Old and New - 7 miles, 20+ stiles

Wenvoe, Horse and Jockey CF5 6BG John 07791 138002
25 Thu 10:30am Boot Walk for Carers
Barry Island Railway Station Lynne 07729 991491
28 Sun 10:00am BootBootBoot Barry's Best Bits - no stiles Barry, Romilly Park by the Gorsedd Stones Oggie 07974 431839
28 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot East Orchard and Gileston - some stiles St. Athan, Llantwit Rd. next to Londis Paul 07974 772102
31 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Barry Barry, Romilly Cafe, Cold Knap CF62 6SW Mike 07510 695768
31 Wed 2:30pm Boot dementia logo  Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 07890 941502
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