Dazzling Intense Sunshine

DECEMBER CARER’S WALK Dazzling intense sunshine, glittering sand tranquil sea: these are not phrases normally associated with the Carers Walk at Barry Island at the end of November. Fortunately, this is what the group were lucky enough to experience as we set off around Nell’s Point to Jackson’s Bay. The cloudless skies meant the views across the channel made the […]

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Christopher Columbus’ Carers

Christopher Columbus’ Carers On September 23rd 1493, Christopher Columbus embarked on his second expedition to the New World, setting sail with a fleet of 17 ships. On September 23rd 2000, members of the Carers walk, discovered one of Columbus’s ships in the Old Harbour at Barry Island! The ship was certainly a colourful sight and looked like it had survived […]

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Gathering in the Gloom

Barry Island Station  First Carers Walk A small group gathered in the gloom outside Barry Island station for the first Carers walk since lockdown in March. Before starting the walk, the new procedures, particularly with regard to maintaining a social distance of 2m, outlined in guidance from the Welsh Government were shared, and a new walker was welcomed. The group […]

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Valeways Guided Walks

GUIDED WALKS The Guided Walks programme organised by Valeways started again on 9th August. All government guidelines regarding Covid 19 and walking safely will be followed, so walkers can once again enjoy a safe walk in the countryside in good company. Valeways is an independent volunteer run charity created to promote health and well being through walking and proxies guided […]

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A Stroll Around Barry Island.

A Stroll Around Barry Island. February’s Carers walk welcomed 2 new carers (photo-shy!) to the regular stroll around Barry Island. The two new members of the group welcomed the opportunity to take a break from their caring activities and gave them a chance to take some personal time, exercise and chat. Alan, a regular walker said he never realised how […]

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