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View of Southgate with flowers in the foreground.
View of Southgate on the Gower Peninsula | © National Trust/Meg Woodhouse

Southgate to Three Cliffs Bay walk

On this short walking trail, you'll enjoy spectacular views over Gower and South Pembrokeshire. Take some time out with a picnic on one of Gower's most iconic beaches, with a view of Pennard Castle ruins.

Total steps: 4

Total steps: 4

Start point

Southgate car park, grid ref: SS554874

Step 1

From the car park bear right and follow the path as it winds its way along the clifftop. Look out for the limestone soil loving flowers that make a wonderful display in spring.

Step 2

Continue along the coast path until you're overlooking Three Cliffs Bay.

Step 3

You will gradually descend through sand dunes to Pobbles Bay.

Step 4

Continue down until you reach the bottom and enjoy your picnic. If you are visiting at low water, you can access Three Cliffs Bay across the sand from Pobbles Bay - but please keep an eye on the tide and be careful.

End point

Three Cliffs Bay, grid ref: SS535879

Trail map

Southgate to Three Cliffs Bay walk trail map
Southgate to Three Cliffs Bay walk trail map | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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