Charity walker Zoe visits Barmouth RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

Outdoor Pursuits Instructor Zoé Penfold was met by Coxswain Peter Davies when she visited Barmouth RNI Lifeboat station on Sunday afternoon, 29 April 2018, on her charity walk around Wales.

RNLI/Norma Stockford

Zoe with Coxswain Peter Davies and LPO Norma Stockford.

Zoé set off on 4th April walking the Wales Coastal Path raising money for the RNLI and the Homeless Charity, Shelter. To date, she has covered 350 miles of her epic journey and has another 520 miles to go. She hopes to complete the whole of the path, finishing at her destination in Chepstow in 60 days, calling in at Lifeboat Stations along the way. She has been very impressed by the generosity of people along the way and has budgeted on spending just a £1.00 per day, spending some very cold nights camping out.

Arriving from Llandanwg today, she expects to make the 26k to Aberdyfi on Monday finishing in Chepstow in early June.

You can support Zoé by visiting her fundraising page at:

https:/// and follow her venture on her Facebook page - Zoé walks the Wales Coast Path.

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