Welcome to the Llanbadoc Geology trail, Monmouthshire. Here are on line versions of leaflets published by Ramblers Cymru available in English and Welsh , and an extended version for those who wish to know a bit more. There is also a quiz covering the whole trail but also for a shortened walk to Cefn Ila and back to Llanbadog. By Elen Wharton.
The colourful rocks of Penarth were formed over 200 million years ago. They tell a fascinating story of changes in climate and sea-level. You can download an information sheet here to help you understand the things that you can find
The cliffs are very unstable so it is important to keep well away from them, and not to hammer at them.