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Whiteford Point & Broughton Bay from Llanmadoc

Region - Gower Peninsula

County/Area - Swansea

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SS439935
Lat 51.618617 // Long -4.256188
Postcode SA3 1DJ (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

The Gower Peninsula is well known for its wonderful coastal scenery and this route enables you to enjoy the varied landscapes in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The route takes you out along the sandy reaches of Whiteford Point before returning along the coast to Hills Tor. After another section of coastal walking you turn inland and ascend Llanmadoc Hill, one of the highest point in the Gower peninsula from where you can enjoy a panorama that includes most of the route just completed. Much of the route follows the Wales Coast Path which is generally well-signed.

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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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