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Chill out this Autumn

Swansea Bay is the perfect place to chill out on these warm Autumn days and cosy, cooler evenings. Enjoy our […]

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Swansea Bay: The Exclusive List

We’ve handpicked six unique things you can only do here in Swansea Bay! Check out the UK’s first Area of […]


Everyone says dads are hard to buy for – not anymore!

What better way to spend Father’s Day than enjoying some quality time together? Here are some ideas to help plan […]

Coastal walking

Walking for Wellbeing!

The scent of summer is in the air and it’s a great time of year to pull on your boots […]

Swansea Bay Easter Holiday Essentials

Swansea Bay Easter Essentials

Looking at taking a break this Easter? Look no further! To help you make the most of your trip (and […]


Journeys of Discovery… how to stay close to home AND get away from it all

What do you like to do on holiday?  If taking great big lungfuls of fresh air is on your list […]

Rhossili Walkers

Top 5 Boxing Day Walks

Christmas Day is all about family, food and the festivities – and quite right too – but by Boxing Day […]


Sculpture on the Coast

  Heading to Gower? Don’t miss the special beach sculpture trail along the Gower Coast Path   Showcasing contemporary Welsh […]


Gower Walking Festival – A Perfect Afternoon!

  Back after a short break, Gower Walking Festival is definitely back to its best. With a programme of nearly […]


How Green is My Valley…

  Richard Bowen of Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages takes a colourful look at the countryside that surrounds Swansea Bay… Apparently, […]

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Weekend Warriors!

The Summer Holidays are (sadly) over for another year, but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop – […]


Walks, Waterfalls and Hidden Wonders

  Walks, Waterfalls and Hidden Wonders in the Rural Valleys We’ll hand you over to the fantastic Swansea Bay Without […]

Arthur's Stone

The Legend of Arthur's Stone

  Have you been to see King Arthur: Legend of the Sword? Forget a Beckham cameo, we have our own […]


Swansea Bay’s Christmas Countdown

  You may have noticed that once again Christmas is just around the corner! And whether you’re planning a Christmas […]

Cycling in Swansea bay

Half Term Breaks in Swansea Bay

October Half Term is on the horizon, and there are plenty of reasons to plan an Autumn break in Swansea […]


National Walking Month & Clyne in Bloom

May has to be one of our favourite months. With winter a distant memory and pleasant warmth seeping into the […]


You’re an Adventurer…Get Yourself to Swansea Bay!

It’s that time of year again! The jungle drums have been teasing us for the past couple of weeks but […]


Explore Swansea Bay this Autumn: Our Top 5 Walking Routes

  Not too hot, not too cold, with dramatic skies and splashes of vibrant, warm, and earthy hues. Autumn has to […]

Dog Friendly Beaches - Swansea, Mumbles & Gower

Arthur’s Stone – Dog Friendly Walk

Arthur’s Stone Walk Overview Set Arthur’s Stone as your objective for a dog friendly stroll around the summit of Cefn […]

Walking in Mawr (Mawr Heritage Trail) - Lliw Valley Reservoir

Mawr Heritage Walking Trail

Mawr Heritage Trail Walk Overview Parsel Mawr (Big Parcel), better known as just ‘Mawr’, is the beautiful rural hinterland of […]

Walking in Cwmcerdinen, Rural Swansea, Wales, UK

Cwmcerdinen Walk

Cwmcerdinen Walk Overview Walk grade: Easy. Route type: Circular. Enjoy some of Swansea’s most unspoilt rural landscapes. This three and a half mile […]

Walking to Three Cliffs Bay, Gower

Penmaen to Three Cliffs Bay walking route

Walk grade: Easy. Route type: Circular. Suitable for: All. Terrain: The walk covers sandy slopes, stepping stones, grassy slopes, natural rock steps, dune scrambles […]

lower Lliw Valley Reservoir - Rural Swansea

Lower Lliw Reservoir Walking Route

Lower Lliw Reservoir Walk Overview The dam holding the Lower Lliw reservoir was completed in 1867. However it was never completely […]

Walking in Rhossil Gower

Rhossili to Mewslade Bay walking route

Walk grade: Easy. Route type: Circular. Suitable for: All. Terrain: The walk covers grassy paths, clifftops, field paths and lanes. Start: Rhossili car park (private […]

Walking in Caswell Bay, Gower

Langland Bay to Caswell Bay walking route

Langland to Caswell Walk Overview Walk grade: Easy Route type: Circular Suitable for: All Terrain: Coastal paths, flight of steps. […]

Walking in Mawr

Gowerton to Penlle'r Castell - The Gower Way (Northern Sector)

Walk grade: Strenuous. Route type: Linear. Suitable for: Experienced walkers, due to length. Terrain: Covers fields, farm tracks, woodland and […]

Walking in Rural Gower

Penmaen to Gowerton - The Gower Way (Mid Sector)

Walk grade: Strenuous. Route type: Linear. Suitable for: Experienced walkers due to length. Terrain: The walk covers fields, farm tracks, […]

Looking back at Rhossili Bay from Worm's Head

Rhossili to Penmaen - The Gower Way (Southern Sector)

Walk Overview Walk grade: Strenuous. Route type: Linear. Suitable for: Experienced walkers, due to length. Terrain: The walk covers field, […]

Three Cliffs Bay, Gower (Wales, UK)

Penmaen (Walking by Bus)

Penmaen Walk Overview Explore the site of Penmaen, an ancient village buried by sand. Drink in views of the magnificent Three Cliffs Bay. […]

Walking to Penlle'r Castell - Rural Swansea

Penlle’r Castell Heritage Trail

Penlle’r Castell Heritage Trail Overview The remote ruins of Penlle’r Castell on Mynydd y Gwair is the highest point in Swansea […]

Owich Point Walk, Gower

Oxwich Point Walk

Oxwich Point Walk Overview Oxwich Point: a stunning walk around one of Gower’s most beautiful and dramatic headlands; through beautiful woodland and across […]

Walking in Gower - Weobley Castle

Llanrhidian to Cheriton

Llanrhidian to Cheriton Walk Overview A pleasant walk through the gentle countryside of north Gower using a section of the […]

Walking in Llanmadoc

Llanmadoc (Walking by Bus)

Llanmadoc (Walking by Bus) Walk Overview Highlights of this walk include Whiteford Burrows, Llanmadoc Church and stunning views over the […]

Walking in Cwm Clydach

Cwm Clydach

Cwm Clydach Walk Overview This nine mile circular walk, travels alongside the Lower Clydach River through peaceful woodland, onto unspoilt […]

3 Walks in Llanrhidian, Gower - download the brochure

3 Walks in Llanrhidian, Gower

Llanrhidian Walks Overview Explore Llanrhidian by foot with these 3 walking routes. The Community of Llanrhidian Higher is made up of the […]

Swansea Bay Promenade - apromenade along the prom

A Promenade along Swansea Bay prom

Walk Overview Beginning inSwansea, walk along Swansea Bay’s famous Promenade, site of the world’s first passenger railway, with views across […]

Walking routes in swansea, mumbles and Gower

Walking from Dunvant to Gowerton

Dunvant to Gowerton Walk Overview An interesting walk on North Gower, which will give you an insight into the area’s […]


Glynhir Walking Woute

Glynhir Walk Overview Glynhir is a walking route that runs through town and country. Enjoy exploring the village of Pontarddulais […]

Walking in Rural Swansea - Pontarddulais Heritage Trail

Pontarddulais Heritage Walking Trail

Walk Description The Pontarddulais Heritage trail guides you through a small Welsh town packed with stories. Book ended by the twin […]

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