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Best trails in Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Looking for a great trail in Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Swansea? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, walking trails, beach trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ranging from 10.8 to 17.5 km and from 16 to 181 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Gower Peninsula (in Welsh "Penrhyn Gŵyr") AONB is located in the Bristol Channel. It was established in 1956 and was, as such, the first designated AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in the UK. It was created to protect its beautiful coast landscape, which consists of rocky and sandy beaches overlooked by cliffs, grassland and farmland.

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Map of trails in Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Park information
Area:
18,800 hectares
Contact
01792 636000
Top trails (6)
#1 - Worm's Head Trail
Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Length: 7.2 km • Est. 2 h 5 m
Rhossili to Worms Head Short walk from Rhossili car park to Worms Head which can be accessed during low tide. Crossing information can be found at the Information Point near the start of the causeway Show more
#2 - Worm Circular Walk
Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Length: 5.0 km • Est. 1 h 31 m
Worm Circular Walk is a 5.0 kilometer loop trail located near Swansea, Swansea, Wales that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, Show more
#3 - Gower Coast Walk: Rhossili to Paviland Cave
Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Length: 14.3 km • Est. 4 h 35 m
Gower Coastal walk from Rhossili to Paviland Cave in which the bones of a human skeleton were found in 1823 by Rev. William Buckland "The Red Lady" dating back some 26000 years. The route back to RhoShow more
#4 - Gower Coast Walk: Rhossili Bay
Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Length: 10.8 km • Est. 3 h 13 m
Good circular route from Hillend Burrows over Rhossili Down to Rhossili village and back along Rhossili Bay to Burry Holms.Show more
#5 - Gower Coast Walk: Whiteford Lighthouse to Burry Holms
Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Length: 17.5 km • Est. 4 h 59 m
Good walk starting at Llanmadoc Church down into Whiteford Burrows and onto Whiteford Lighthouse. From the lighthouse it is a pleasant walk along Whiteford Sands to Broughton Bay then up onto BroughtShow more
#6 - Gower Coast Walk: Port Eynon
Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 14 m
Short but worthwhile walk from Port Eynon, Gower along Overton Cliffs towards Common Cliff and back via Culver Hole. Walk follows the Gower Coastal path.Show more