Long walks in Gower & Swansea Bay

Oxwich to Pennard Cliffs
5.25 miles / 8.25 km

A relatively easy walk with open stretches of sandy beaches and great views of Three Cliffs Bay, a spot noted for its beauty. There are a few rock scrambles if you wish to take them. (Bus)

Mumbles to Swansea
5.75 miles / 9.25km 

In Mumbles, reward yourself with an ice cream while you explore the area. If the lifeboat station is open it is worth popping in to find out more about the vital and heroic role the RNLI has played in saving lives at sea here and throughout the country. Walk to the city along Swansea’s famous promenade (site of the world’s first passenger railway) with views across the bay back to Mumbles Head. (Bus)

RSPB Rhossili Coastal Trail
6 miles / 9.6 km

An exhilarating walk in one of the most spectacular areas in Wales. The path passes a mix of dramatic cliffs, beautiful beach, undulating upland and wild seascape ensuring exciting views of a wide variety of birdlife throughout the year. Find out more about the RSPB Rhossili Coastal Trail walk.

Llanmadoc to Rhossili
6.75 miles / 10.75 km

A walk along the western end of Gower passing Broughton Bay, Burry Holms island and taking in the length of Rhossili Bay. Tides permitting, there is an option to extend the walk to Worm’s Head. (Bus Sundays only)

Margam Abbey to Baglan
7 miles / 11 km

To enjoy the best views of the coast, this route takes you along historic sea cliffs which overlook Port Talbot. This walk offers great views of the Bristol Channel with a superb opportunity to view how industry sits within this coastal setting. Explore interesting relics along the way including the ruins of Church of Mary. Find out more about the Margam Abbey to Baglan walk.

Rhossili to Port Eynon
7.5 miles / 11.75 km

This path follows a stretch of coast rich in wildlife with a spectacular and varied landscape. It passes through National Trust land, much of which is remote, rugged and wild. Port Eynon Bay was voted best British beach in 2011. (Bus) Find out more about the Port Eynon to Rhossili walk.

Llanrhidian to Cheriton & return
8 miles / 12.9 km

The path follows gently undulating landscape, close to sea level for most of the way. There is a steep slope at Bovehill and high tides can sometimes submerge parts of the path. Find out more abouth the Llanrhidian to Cheriton & return walk.