Official Guide: Wales Coast Path: Carmarthen Bay & Gower

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Official Guide: Wales Coast Path: Carmarthen Bay & Gower

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One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path

The Carmarthen Bay and Gower section of the Wales Coast Path runs for 120 miles/193 kilometres between Amroth, on the eastern edge of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, to Swansea, on the landward side of the Gower Peninsula.

This Official Guide splits the route into 12 convenient day sections, each of about 10-17 miles / 16-27 kilometres. It contains everything local and long-distance walkers need to enjoy the path and includes:

An overview of Carmarthen Bay and Gower with dedicated history and wildlife sections
Twelve day-walk sections with detailed route descriptions and full, enhanced Ordnance Survey mapping
Distance charts, section overviews, background information and interpretation of places of interest
Stunning professional photographs throughout
Information on accommodation, public transport, local information, weather, and tidal links.

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One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path

The Carmarthen Bay and Gower section of the Wales Coast Path runs for 120 miles/193 kilometres between the popular seaside town of Tenby, via Amroth on the eastern edge of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, to Swansea, on the landward side of the Gower Peninsula.

This Official Guide splits the route into 12 convenient day sections, each of about 10-17 miles / 16-27 kilometres. It contains everything local and long-distance walkers need to enjoy the path and includes:

  • An overview of Carmarthen Bay and Gower with dedicated history and wildlife sections
  • Twelve day-walk sections with detailed route descriptions and full, enhanced Ordnance Survey mapping
  • Distance charts, section overviews, background information and interpretation of places of interest
  • Stunning professional photographs throughout
  • Information on accommodation, public transport, local information, weather, and tidal links.

 

Contents

  • Wales Coast Path: Discover the shape of a nation
  • Wales Coast Path: An 870-mile coastal adventure
  • The Best of Carmarthen Bay & Gower
  • Carmarthen Bay & Gower: Part of the Wales Coast Path
  • Walking the Carmarthen Bay & Gower Coast – map and distance chart
  • Day Sections
  • A brief history of Carmarthen Bay & Gower
  • Wildlife in Carmarthen Bay & Gower
  • The Carmarthen Bay & Gower Coast Path
  • Day Section 1: Tenby to Pendine
  • Day Section 2: Pendine to St Clears
  • Dylan Thomas’ ‘New Walk’
  • Medieval Laugharne
  • Day Section 3: St Clears to Llansteffan
  • Day Section 4: Llansteffan to Carmarthen
  • Dylan Thomas country
  • Day Section 5: Carmarthen to Kidwelly
  • Ferryside
  • Day Section 6: Kidwelly to Burry Port
  • Sand, silt and shipwrecks
  • Day Section 7: Burry Port to Loughor
  • Monks, tinplate and golf
  • Day Section 8: Loughor to Llanmadoc
  • Day Section 9: Llanmadoc to Rhossili
  • Burry Holms
  • Day Section 10: Rhossili to Oxwich
  • Day Section 11: Oxwich to Caswell Bay
  • Day Section 12: Caswell Bay to Swansea Marina
  • The Mumbles
  • Welsh Coastal Place Names
  • Visitor Information

 

What they say …

“These excellent guides lay the whole Wales Coast Path at your feet — mixing practical information with the history, heritage and wildlife you will meet as you walk.”

Country Walking magazine

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