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Three Cliff Bay & Ilston Cwm from Southgate

Region - Gower Peninsula

County/Area - Swansea

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SS554874
Lat 51.566881 // Long -4.087684
Postcode SA3 2DJ (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk is one the classic routes in the Gower Peninsula offering a taste of both coastal and rural scenery. The start is the National Trust car park at Southgate (grid ref. SS554874) where you will also find public toilets and refreshments. The route then takes an antic-clockwise route to Pwlldu Head before turning inland along the Bishopston Valley to Ilston Cwm. The walk then turns south to reach the wonderful Three Cliffs (or more correctly Three Cliff Bay).

GPS Files - Notes

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 164Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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