Walking in Wales

Outlined below are some examples of some spectacular walks available within the South Wales area:

1. The Gower Peninsular

Walking the Gower Peninsular

One of the highlights of the Wales Coastal Path is the Gower and Swansea Bay section, which stretches from SA1 Waterfront to Gower and Loughor in the West. The Swansea Bay, Mumbles and Gower offer many memorable walking routes, from short family trips, taking in many of the small churches and landmarks in the area, to routes for the more experienced, with breathtaking views of the Gower Peninsula.

2. The Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons is an outstanding walking area for the connoisseur of unspoilt mountain scenery.  There are  terrific views from the distinctive wide high escarpments, encircling scooped out glacial valleys that are such a defining feature of the Brecon Beacons. It is, undoubtedly, the most spectacular mountain area in South Wales.

3. The Wye Valley

The Wye Valley

The Wye valley is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasting a spectacular gorge thorough which the Wye flows along the border of England and Wales. The Lower Wye Valley is defined as the stretch of river from Monmouth to Chepstow. There are numerous walks and places to visit on this 14 mile stretch of river. These include fantastically named viewpoints such as “Eagles Nest” “the Devils Pulpit” and “Wintours Leap” which are some of the highest inland cliffs in Britain. Tintern Abbey is also located on this stretch, and there are numerous great walks from here, many of which link to Brockweir with its Moravian Church and several hotels and Pubs.

 

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