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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.

Walking Summary

Distance: The shorter walk is 3¼ miles (5km), the longer walk via Oxwich Green is about 4½ miles (7km).
Time: Allow 2 – 4 hours.
Terrain: The woodland section of the walk is on uneven ground, prone to being muddy and has a very long flight of steps. There are no stiles on the shorter route, but there are three on the longer route. Be prepared and wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the conditions and season.
Safety: Take care when following the short section of road, there are no pavements. The path runs close to cliffs and steep slopes.
Refreshments: The Oxwich Bay Hotel and the village shop have a wide range of refreshments and meals available.
Public toilets: Opposite the Hotel.

Route Map

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.

More Information

Swansea Council Countryside Access team
# 01792 635746 or 01792 635230
@ countrysideaccess@swansea.gov.uk
i www.swansea.gov.uk/countrysideaccess

Further links
i swanseabaywithoutacar.co.uk
i www.traveline-cymru.org.uk

With nearly 400 miles’ worth of rights of way, Swansea Bay offers many memorable walking routes, from short family trips, taking in many of the small churches and landmarks in the area, to routes for the more experienced, with breathtaking views of the Gower Peninsula. Find out more: