3 February -- Prestatyn, N. Wales

The A walk dropped off on the A541 just outside Bodfari by The Downing Arms. Following the Offa's Dyke Path North through Rhuallt and on into Prestatyn.
Phil likes.. to make sure..
that the cake stop.. is fully documented!

The B walk dropped off at Marian and followed a varied anti-clockwise loop taking in muddy (but mostly frozen) farmland, village lanes, the Woodland Trust Afon Garth gorge, industrial heritage sites at Point of Ayr, then along the beach and dunes to Prestatyn,
Climbing to the low ridge to Tyddyn Uchaf
then down into the pretty village of Llanasa
Gryn Dingle
Down into Coed y Garth
A spring in the woods
Afon y Garth
Lunch by the river at Garth
Oil terminal All that's left of the Point of Ayr colliery
Looking up the Dee estuary
Approaching the
not quite vertical Point of Ayr Lighthouse

The Cs followed a circular walk starting with an easy stretch of the N Wales Path then enjoying some mud along the Clwydian Way. The rest of the way back to Prestatyn followed the Offas Dyke Path, with a short detour to the Welsh Village Gwaenysgor.

And finally...

Photos by Phil Cunningham, John Hodgson and David Whitehurst