Sunday , 9th August 2015
Three Cliffs Bay, Gower Walk
Sunday 9th August
pectacular views and stunning perspectives of the bay at various points along this walk
Coastal paths, sand dunes, beach, stepping stones, woodland (slippery if wet) and golf course. Please expect some ascending and descending gradients but also plenty of flat or gently undulating terrain.
Start time: 10.am start (please aim to arrive 15 mins earlier)
Meeting point: National Trust Car Park at Penmaen (directions below)
Duration: Approx 4.5 - 5 miles. 2.5 - 3 hours (including toilet and refreshment break at Pennard)
Charity: Velindre Cancer Care http://www.velindrefundraising.com/
Suggested donation: £10
Kit: walking boots/trainers, weather-appropriate clothing, drink/snack, walking poles (optional - some spares will be available)
Other info: We'll take a break at Pennard Golf Club (approx. our half way point) for toilet facilities and coffee/tea/ snack time.
A dog friendly walk though leads are needed at times
Directions & Parking :
Take exit 42 from M4 onto A483 toward Swansea
Continue for several miles by-passing city centre on your right
Immediately after 'Mumbles' sign take right-hand turn at traffic lights (sign-posted 'South Gower')
Follow S Gower signs to our meeting point at Penmaen - which includes passing through Killay, taking right turn at S Gower/Parkmill sign then turning left for Parkmill and Gower Heritage Centre SA3 2EH)
Shortly after passing the Heritage Centre continue uphill for approx a mile until you reach Penmaen. Take immediate right hand turn after bus stop and before church
Please follow the lane to National Trust Car Park straight ahead (no charge but honesty box in place) - OS map ref 526885
You may also wish to view AA Route Planner http://www.theaa.com/route-planner or Google Maps https://www.google.co.uk
Please note that Welsh Women Walking (WWW) cannot be held responsible for any loss, injury or damage caused on a walk or on the journey to and from each walking venue, however caused. Members should note that hill walking and outdoor activities in general can be dangerous pastimes and WWW has no control over the condition of the terrain to be walked on. Each participant on a walk voluntarily assumes the risk of participating in the walk and accepts responsibility for their own actions and involvement. Each participant should therefore familiarise theirself with navigation and walking techniques suitable for the standard of walk chosen and be suitably equipped to ensure their own safety at all times.
Our goal is to promote walking as a means of wellbeing for women