Field Trip to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Scenery Explained Wales to Hay-on-Wye U3A on a field trip to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. First we visited Southerndown then Nash Point then Llantwit Major.

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James Cresswell on a tight fold caused by movement on the nearby fault
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Wave cut platform Nash Point. Blue Lias Jurassic sediments
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Nash Point
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Valley calved out by glacial melt water at Nash Point

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100 ma unconformity 300 ma Carboniferous limestone at base overlain by 200 ma Jurassic sediments
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100 ma unconformity 300 ma Carboniferous limestone at base overlain by 200 ma Jurassic sediments

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Folding and Faulting

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An ammonite in blue lias Jurassic limestone
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Fossil wood in shallow water Jurassic sediments

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Gryphea

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Four new tours in the Brecon Beacons

We have revamped out Brecon Beacons sightseeing tours for the spring of 2016. We are now offer four new and improved tours www.breconbeaconstours.com

Tours with names

Brecon Beacons Tours

Scenic, historic, natural and cultural tours available daily, and starting either at Abergavenny train station, the public transport gateway to the National Park, or at your accommodation within the National Park.

Use the train and do our tours as a day trip from UK cities e.g.: Cardiff, LONDON, Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester

Approximate journey times to Abergavenny station: Cardiff – 45 mins, Bristol – 1 hr 5 mins, LONDON – 2 hrs 15 mins,
Birmingham 2 hrs 20 mins, Manchester – 2hrs 45 mins

The Brecon Beacons National Park is simply too big to see all the major sites in one day. I therefore offer 4 different tours that focus on 4 different areas of the National Park.