The remote ruins of Penlle’r Castell on Mynydd y Gwair is the highest point in Swansea and offers some of its most spectacular views. This area is steeped in history. It used to be known as ‘The Strivelands’ due to the confrontations between the Welsh Princes of Dinefwr and the Norman Lordships of Gower.
Distance:7.5 miles (12 km).
Time:Allow 3.5 – 4 hours.
Walk classification:Moderate – Strenuous.
Be prepared:Take plenty of drinking water, and maybe some food to eat along the way.
If this walk sounds good to you, why not download this great little walking route guide. It’s been put together by the City & County of Swansea Countryside Access team, and will help you get off on the right foot.
Map coming soon…