Walking Routes

 

Walking Routes & Guides

Home to 400 miles worth of rights of way and the first path to wrap around the coastal border of an entire nation (one of the highlights being the Gower & Swansea Bay section – naturally)! We have walks to suit all ages, abilities and fitness levels. On this page you will find descriptions of each of our walks listed via area (The Gower Peninsula, Rural Swansea and Swansea City Centre), along with comprehensive guides which you can download for FREE!
 

The Gower Peninsula

 

Three Walks in Llanrhidian

 
With over 38 kilometres of public rights of way through ancient woodland, and across farmland, commons and salt marsh, the varied walking in the area can lead to some beautiful and unexpected views.

Llanmadoc – Walking by Bus

Highlights of this walk include Whiteford Burrows, Llanmadoc Church and stunning views over the Loughor Estuary. Download the route map for more information (including the route map).

Penmaen – Walking by Bus

Explore the site of Penmaen, an ancient village buried by sand. Drink in views of the magnificent Three Cliffs Bay. Enjoy the sweet smelling wildflowers
 

Oxwich Point Walk

Oxwich Point: a stunning walk around one of Gower’s most beautiful and dramatic headlands; through beautiful woodland and across open cliffs, using a section of the Gower Coast Path.

Llanrhidian to Cheriton

A pleasant walk through the gentle countryside of north Gower using a section of the Gower Coast Path between Llanrhidian and Cheriton in Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Gower.

Langland to Caswell

This beautiful stretch of the Gower Coast runs fairly close to the bustling village of Mumbles. Nature lovers will enjoy the fabulous wildlife, from the rare chough to falcons, woodpeckers, buzzards seals, porpoises and lots more.

Dunvant to Gowerton

A beautiful countryside walk to the pretty village of Gowerton. Just 4 miles north west of Swansea City Centre, Gowerton is often known as the gateway the Gower Penunsula.

Rhossili – Walking by Bus

Walk right to the Coastguard Lookout and enjoy spectacular views of infamous Worm’s Head and across award winning Rhossili Bay (currently the best beach in Wales and in the top 10 beaches in the UK – according to Trip Advisor users).

 

The Gower Way

 
Gower Way walking route
 
The Gower Way is a linear, long-distance route which traverses the Gower Peninsula from east to west.

Rural Swansea

 

Cwm Clydach

This nine mile circular walk, travels alongside the Lower Clydach River through peaceful woodland, onto unspoilt common land with sites of archaeological interest and spectacular views towards the Brecon Beacons.

Cwm Ysgiach

This 7 mile circular walk will lead you through Felindre Village and across open moorland, with stunning views across the Loughor Estuary and North Gower.

Penller Castell

his is the longest section of the Gower Way, It’s a relatively long walk, best suited to experienced walkers. The Gower Way Northern Sector runs north-east from Gowerton through the Lliw Valley to the historic ruined fort of Penlle’r Castell on the summit of Mynydd y Betws.

Pontardullais Heritage Trail

Pontardullais Heritage Trail is a circular walking route through the village of Pontarddulais, taking in the site of the 12th century church Llandeilo Tal Y Bont.

Swansea City Centre

 

City Centre Walking Trail

 

 
This guide takes you on a walking tour of the ‘Top 10’ most asked about attractions in and near Swansea City Centre.

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