Gower Way Coastal Path
This walk takes you through the stunning Gower AONB from Penlle'r Castell in the north, to Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula, in the south. The route was inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1998 and takes you past a variety of impressive historical sites, including ancient cairns, standing stones and Norman chapels.
The first section runs from Penlle'r Castell to Gowerton, passing the Lliw Reservoirs, before crossing the River Lliw a Gorseinon.
The second section runs from Gowerton to Penmaen where you can enjoy splendid coastal views of Oxwich Bay.
The final section runs from Penmaen to Rhossili, with a climb to the sandstone ridge of Cefn Bryn where there are more fabulous views of the Gower Peninsula.
At Rhossili you can enjoy wonderful views over Rhossili Bay and Worm's Head. This unusual promontory, is shaped like a giant sea-serpent and marks the most westerly tip of Gower. It is possible to walk to Worm's Head but only when the tide is out so check tide times before if you intend to extend your walk here.
The walk is waymarked with a black, green and yellow disc.
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Gower Way Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Gower Way Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Gower Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Gower Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The Gower Innis located a short distance north east of Penmaen and a good place to stop for refreshments ont the route. There's a good menu and an outdoor seating area to relax in. You can find it in Parkmill at postcode SA3 2EQ.
There's also the delightful Mill Tea Rooms at Parkmill (postcode SA3 2EH).