Taking a walk ‘in the footsteps of the Celtic Saints’ is one of the real pleasures of a visit to Llanilltud. Starting out from the church there are opportunities to explore the Vale of Glamorgan’s glorious countryside, its rich heritage and to gain a sense of the peace & tranquillity that St. Illtud himself must have experienced in his own walks along this magnificent coastline.

Llantwit Major Blue Plaque Trail

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The historical significance of thirteen places in the old part of Llantwit Major town has been recognised with Blue Plaques. This short circular walk with take you on a gentle ramble back through 1500 years of history.

Valeways Trail – Church, College, Lighthouse

Developed by local walking charity Valeways, this trail offers three walks in one, all of which take you onto the Glamorgan Heritage Coast with its dramatic cliffs, amazing rock formations and secluded coves.

Rolling image 4 - Glamorgan Heritage Coast