GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Gowerton Walks

3 miles (5 km)

This inland Welsh town is often described as the gateway to theGower Peninsula. It is located on the north western fringes of the city of Swansea.
This walk in the town takes you along a dismantled railway line from the train station. You can follow the footpath east along the Afon Llan.

Gowerton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Gowerton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Gowerton

  • Penllergare Valley Woods - Penllergare Valley Woods in Swansea is a wonderful place for walkers with miles of woodland trails, lakes, and beautiful waterfalls
  • Bishopston Valley - This walk takes you through a beautiful wooded valley to the stunning beach at Pwll Du Bay
  • Singleton Park - Enjoy a peaceful stroll through the beautiful botanical gardens in this large park in Swansea
  • Mumbles Circular - This circular walk takes you around the Mumbles headland on the western edge ofSwansea Bay, just south of Swansea
  • Craig-y-Nos Country Park - This delightful 40-acre Victorian garden is perfect for a peaceful stroll
  • Swansea Canal - Enjoy an easy waterside cycle or walk along the Swansea Canal and River Tawe
  • Gnoll Estate Country Park - Explore 240acres of woodland and wide open spaces in this country park in Neath
  • Afan Forest Park Country Park - Set in the beautiful Afan Valley in Neath Port Talbot, this 48-square-mile forest park has miles of cycling trails, walking trails and several fantastic mountain bike trails.
  • Aberdulais Falls - This circular walk in Neath visits the lovely Aberdulais waterfall and explores the woodland trails in Craig GwladysCountry Park
  • Margam Country Park - This large country park includes the magnificent Margam Castle, an 18th Century Orangery with ornamental gardens and a Deer Park, all set within1000 acres of beautiful countryside
  • Cwm Clydach - This circular walk takes you around the Cwm Clydach National Nature Reserve near Swansea.On the way you'll see some lovely scenery with bluebell woodland, pretty waterfalls and lots of interesting flora and fauna to look out for
  • Mumbles to Langland and Caswell Bay Walk - This walk takes you from the Mumbles to the lovely Caswell Bay on the south east of theGower Peninsula
  • Kilvey Hill - This circular walk climbs to the Kilvey Hill viewpoint in Swansea
  • Clyne Valley Country Park - Explore 700 acres of wooded hillsides, steep gorges, meadows and wet valley floor in this country park near Swansea and Gowerton
  • Brombil Reservoir - This walk visits Brombil Reservoir and Brombil Woods near Port Talbot.
  • Pontarddulais - This town is located near to the city of Swansea and the splendid Gower Peninsula.
  • Pontardawe - This town in the Swansea Valley has some nice riverside and canalside paths to try.
  • Oxwich Bay Circular - This circular walk explores the area surrounding Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula
  • Gower Way - 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
  • Pwll Du Circular Walk - This circular walk explores the area around the National Trust's Pwll Du Bay on the Gower Peninsula.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The long distance Gower Way passes the town, providing an opportunity to explore the Gower Peninsula on a waymarked trail.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Gower Walks page.


Gowerton railway station - - 3673608

Gowerton railway station. Viewed from Station Road. Gowerton is on the West Wales Line, between Swansea station to the SE and Llanelli station to the NW.

Destroyed footbridge on River Llan near Ystrad Isaf - - 2368733

Old footbridge on River Llan near Ystrad Isaf

Public footpath crosses stream near Llewitha - - 2370381

Public footpath crosses stream near Llewitha

Gowerton, Church Street - - 184787

Gowerton, Church Street

GPS Files

GPX File

Gowerton.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Gowerton.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)