Carmarthen Bay and Gower

Enjoy an array of flora and fauna on this stretch of coastline, explore historic towns with stunning views along the way

Set within the bay is Pembrey Country Park – 500 acres of landscaped woods and parkland leading down to the little harbour of Burry Port. Another superb highlight is the stunning coastline of the Gower Peninsula with its award winning golden beaches. The area is home to 10 nature reserves, 24 Wildlife Trust reserves, 32 Sites of Special Scientific Interest and five Special Areas of Conservation.


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Tricia Cottnam describes the sheer variety of the South Wales coastline and how it will captivate you to walk and enjoy it.

It’s not all walking. In addition to the wide range of walking opportunities outlined, there are so many other things to see and do along the Coast Path.

Here are a few of our favourites walks and recommendations showing off the best of the Welsh coastline

The Wales Coast Path is easily accessible by the public transport system and many locations are also accessibly by the National Cycle Network.