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Gower Super Challenge Walk

By Dave Roberts   

on September 20, 2012    No ratings yet.

Gower Super Challenge Walk

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Further Details

Route Summary:

A two day walk on the Gower Peninsula that largely follows the Wales Coast Path.

Route Start Location: Crofty to Bishopston

Distance
Ascent
Time
61.32 km 1227 m 2 days

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Strenuous Walk

Summits and Places on this Route

Facilities

Plenty of choices in the numerous small villages that dot this coastline.

 Hazards

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Parking :

Public Transport:

The Gower Explorer runs in season from Abertawe/Swansea, but information is sparse. We suggest using Travel Line Wales.

Traveline for UK Public Transport

Recommended Maps

Guidebooks

Weather Forecast:

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Gower Super Challenge Walk Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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Gower Super Challenge Walk

If you want a challenging weekend on the Gower then this might be the walk for you. Following the Wales Coastal Path in the main, this section starts in Crofty and follows the coast through Cheriton and to Whiteford Point before finishing the day of by a testing walk over The Beacon and into Rhossili.

The second section follows the Wales Coastal Path in the main from Rhossili to Bishopston, following the rockier southern coastline that’s as good as any stretch of the Wales Coast Path.

The Route

Click here to view the full description, route guide and map on the National Trust website.

Featured Image – Photo by …Like Clockwork on Foter.com / CC BY-ND

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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