Nicholaston to Penmaen

The view across to Three Cliffs Bay

Stage length: 1.3 miles Time: 40 minutes Level of Difficulty: Easy
This section is fairly easy walking, although the ground can become very muddy, and waterproof footwear is strongly recommended. The first 50 yards of the walk are along the busy South Gower road (A4118), so please take care, particularly with children.

Starting point: Grid Reference SS512884 Postcode SA3 2HL

Map and Directions: Click HERE

Transport: For up-to-date information on relevant bus routes, visit
Most of the Gower routes are operated by New Adventure Travel. Route 14 for Bishopston and Pennard is jointly operated by New Adventure Travel and First Cymru.

Parking: At Nicholaston, there is a very small car park with some additional space in a lay-by to the west of the church and also in a small area to the east on the opposite side of the road. There is ample parking at Penmaen. One needs to take the small road at the side of the church, cross the cattle grid and park on the area of common to the right.

Possible Refreshment Opportunity: Nicholaston House Christian Centre has a drop-in café ( There are camp sites at Penmaen, but no other public facilities.

Churches: For information about St Nicholas, Nicholaston click HERE or about St John the Baptist, Penmaen click HERE

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