Southgate to Three Cliffs Bay walk
Enjoy spectacular views over Gower and South Pembrokeshire, and picnic on one of Gower's most iconic beaches, with a view of Pennard Castle ruins which could be taken straight from a Hollywood movie.
Southgate car park, grid ref: SS554874
From the car park bear right and follow the path as it winds its way along the coastal slope. Look out for the limestone soil loving flowers that make a wonderful display in spring.
Look out for flowers such as thrift and spring squill that love the limestone rich soil.
Continue along the coast as you leave the houses of West Cliff behind you until you gradually begin to go downhill.
You will gradually descend into the sand area of the dunes of Three Cliffs Bay.
Three Cliffs Bay
Lizards bask on the hot sand during the summer and can often be seen scampering away as you approach.
Continue down until you reach the bottom and enjoy your picnic! If you fancy a further stroll then continue to the river and cross the stepping stones.
Here you'll find a fantastic view of Pennard Castle along the river valley.
Three Cliffs Bay, grid ref: SS535879
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