Valeways

Led Walking Programme

August and September 2020 Walking Programme

The Trustees are pleased to announce the restarting of the Valeways Guided Walk Programme. 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

Please enjoy the rest of the summer.

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.


Aug 2020 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
09 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Around Coast and Hill - 4 miles Llantwit Major Beach car park Paul 07974 772102
12 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
12 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major, Town Hall car park Alan 07551 620326
13 Thu 11:00am

BootBootBoot Trains, Planes and History

Rhoose Railway Station Phil 07799 532767
16 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot The Ash Path and Other Old Ways   Penarth Fire Station, Hazel Rd. CF64 3PY Peter 07980 643869
17 Mon 11:00am BootBoot Cwm George and Salmon Leaps Dinas Powys, St. Peter's Church, Mill Rd. Babs & Jan 07765 432676
19 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Barry Barry, Romilly Cafe, Cold Knap CF62 6SW Mike 07510 695768
19 Wed 2:30pm Boot dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
20 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot From Windmill to Coast - 6.2 miles Llantwit Major, Windmill Fields, Frampton Lane CF61 2XS Alan 07551 620326
20 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Penarth  Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
23 Sun 2:30pm BootBoot Barry Beaches at Low Tide Barry, Bryn Y Mor car park, Cold Knap Rebecca 07890 941502
26 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
26 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major, Town Hall Alan 07551 620326
27 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot "Just an easy one to start!" - 7 miles St Hilary, The Bush Inn CF71 7DQ John 07791 138002
27 Thu 10:30am Boot Walk for Carers  Barry Island Railway Station Lynne 07729 991491
30 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot "Through the woods to the edge of the sea." Dinas Powys Common opposite St. Andrews School Dave 07707 898720
Sep 2020 Time Walk Start Leader Tel
02 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Barry Barry, Romilly Cafe, Cold Knap CF62 6SW Mike 07510 695768
02 Wed 2:30pm Boot dementia logo Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 01446 749000
03 Thu 10:30am Boot Living with Cancer Strollers Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre Lynne 07729 991491
03 Thu 11:00am BootBoot Rhoose Point and Beyond Porthkerry Caravan Park Phil 07799 532767
03 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Penarth  Penarth, cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
06 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Around Gileston and Coast - 4 miles Gileston, beach car park Paul 07974 772102
09 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston Country Park outside Visitor Centre CF64 5YU Babs 07765 432676
09 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major Town Hall car park Alan 07551 620326
10 Thu 11:00am BootBoot The Leys and Thaw River Fontygary Caravan Park Phil 07799 532767
13 Sun 2:00pm BootBoot Over Ogmore Down St. Brides Major, Post Office, 2 Heol-Yr-Ysgol, CF32 0TB Peter 07980 643869
13 Sun 2:00pm BootBootBoot Salmon Leaps and Beyond Dinas Powys, St. Peter's Church, Mill Rd. Dave 07707 898720
14 Mon 11:00am BootBoot Woods and Waterlilies  Welsh St Donats Hensol Forest car park NGR 032768 Babs & Jan 07765 432676
16 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Barry Barry, Romilly Cafe, Cold Knap CF62 6SW Mike 07510 695768
16 Wed 2:30pm Boot dementia logo  Coffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 07890 941502
17 Thu 10:00am BootBootBoot Around the Valley - 7 miles Penllyn, The Red Fox Inn CF71 7RQ Alan 07551 620326
17 Thu 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Penarth Penarth cliff top car park Paul 07974 772102
20 Sun 2:30pm BootBoot Dunraven Toe Dip St Brides Major, The Farmers Arms Rebecca 07890 941502
23 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Cosmeston Cosmeston outside Visitor Centre Babs 07765 432676
23 Wed 2:30pm Boot Coffee Shop Strollers - Llantwit Major Llantwit Major, Town Hall car park Alan 07551 620326
24 Thu 9:40am BootBootBoot  "To the coast" - 8 miles   Llanmaes, Blacksmiths Arms CF61 2XR John 07791 138002
24 Thu 10:30am Boot Walk for Carers Barry Island Railway Station Lynne 07729 991491
27 Sun 2:30pm BootBoot Bramble Ramble Llantwit Major Leisure Centre, Ham Lane, Llantwit CF61 1TQ Rebecca 07980 941502
30 Wed 10:30am Boot Coffee Shop Strollers Barry Barry, Romilly Cafe, Cold Knap CF62 6SW Mike 07510 695768
30 Wed 2:30pm Boot dementia logoCoffee Shop Strollers - Cowbridge Cowbridge Physic Garden Fountain Rebecca 07890 941502
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