The RSPB Cwm Clydach Reserve is north of the A4067 Pontardawe to Swansea road. Two nature trails, one short, the other of medium length, link onto a network of public footpaths.
Mewslade Bay beach is a snug spot at the bottom of a small valley; enjoy sloping sea cliffs, unspoilt scenery and breath-taking views.
Limeslade Bay is a small cove just to the west of Bracelet Bay in the south-east corner of the Gower Peninsula, near Swansea.
Three Cliffs Bay beach offers a wilder experience - picture a spectacular shoreline of sand dunes, salt marsh and of course, the signature three limestone cliffs.
Rhossili Bay is an iconic destination with dramatic, panoramic views and good walking opportunities. The beach is reached down (and up!) a steep cliff top path that may be unsuitable for some.
This nature reserve has a lovely beach served by a good path from the car park. The tidal island of Worm's Head and the south-facing cliffs on the mainland that are home to some very special plants, birds and other wildlife.
Oxwich supports a huge variety of wildlife and is protected as the Oxwich Bay SSSI and the Gower Ash Woodlands SAC.It has a mosaic of different habitats including dune slacks and limestone cliffs.
Pwlldu Bay is a small beach on the south Gower Peninsula coast in south Wales. It is one of the more remote beachs and is not easily accessible by car but there are three narrow footpaths leading down to the beach.
Carmel National Nature Reserve near Llandeilo is managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales; it comprises a mosaic of habitats with a distinct patchwork pattern of woodland blocks with intervening grassland rides.
‘The most beautiful beach in Britain’ according to the Travel Magazine. Sweeping golden sands back onto undulating dunes and rolling fields. The Bay is particularly long, ensuring there is always plenty of seclusion but it is also well serv
With its expanse of golden sand, convenient access and selection of nearby camp sites Port Eynon is an ideal resort to take a young family.
With its soft pleasant sand and interesting rock pools Caswell Bay is a firm favourite with families with young children.
A spectacular, pebbled, rocky bay with dramatic views of Mumbles lighthouse and Swansea Bay beyond. Popular with families.
Bishop's Wood Local Nature Reserve is comprised of 46 acres (19 hectares) of woodland & limestone grassland. It was designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 1975, a Site of Special Scientific Interest in 2003 (SSSI)
Swansea Bay is Wales's Waterfront City beach, just minutes away from the heart of Swansea city centre.
Langland Bay is an attractive, safe and sandy beach fringed by attractive beach huts. Very popular with families and young children.
Aberavon seafront is one of Wales’ longest beaches and has a contemporary promenade that overlooks Swansea Bay. This place is popular whatever the weather, and boasts an Aquasplash playground, children’s play areas & Apollo Cinema.