Things to do - Carmarthen Bay and Gower

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

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Dip your toe in and find out why this is such a fantastic outdoor destination and just how easy it is to fit the Coast Path in to your daily life or your holiday planning.

National Wetlands Centre

Cycle, walk or even canoe around the Wetlands and Wildfowl Trust’s centre near Llanelli for some amazing wildlife sightings.

Dylan Thomas Boathouse

Explore the home of this famous Welsh son. A stunning setting where he found great inspiration.

Laugharne, Llansteffan & Kidwelly Castles

Three romantic ruins within spectacular settings with views over Carmarthen Bay and estuaries.

Millennium Coastal Park

A dedicated walk and cycle way along the Loughor estuary, with a visitor centre in Llanelli.

Aberavon Beach

The seafront has two miles of flat promenade, a wide sandy beach and fantastic views across Swansea Bay to the Gower Peninsula. Aberavon Beach is an ideal spot for watching sunsets.

Worm’s Head

Named for its resemblance to a resting dragon, Worm’s Head is an iconic location, best viewed from Rhossili Bay.

Whiteford Point Lighthouse

Built in 1865, it is one of only two remaining cast-iron, wave-washed lighthouses in the world and the only one in the UK.

Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The UK’s first designated AONB, Gower is a popular location with both visitors and locals alike.

Looking for more?

Head over to the things to do section to discover a wide range of great activities available year-round along the coast. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing walk across untouched beaches, or an afternoon spent surfing, there’s something for everyone.

Local contacts

Carmarthenshire County Council provides a wealth of additional information to help you plan your next adventure or to ask any questions you may have about your visit. You can visit them below: