Explore natural deep rockpool in charming days at Swansea, Gower- Blue Pool Bay
Blue Pool Beach, one of the most charming bays of Gower, is located near the small village of Llangennith in Gower Peninsula. It is reachable only by footpath. Neighbouring beach Broughton Bay is in the East and the West, it has a natural rock arch, named three chimneys or Blue Pool Arch. This iconic and naturally formed rock pool at 2.4m deep. Surrounded by cliffs, Blue Pool sandy beach is completely uncovered and low water and isolated from the sea by the beach.
Blue Pool Beach, a hidden gem of Gower is not safe in high tides. It is advisable to visit the beach within two hours or two of low tides. At low to mid tides, Loughor channel has strong water currents, and not suitable for swimming. Three Chimneys Cave arches mark the uttermost reach of the bay. It is said to ships to be wrecked in this region years ago, and Brazilian and Portuguese gold coins can be found from an ancient shipwreck.
- The nearest parking is at Broughton (Paid Service)
- Dogs are allowed
Things to do at Blue Pool Beach
- Bathing, Surfing and Fishing
- Explore the coast path while walking
- Diving into deep water from rocks
- Find wildflowers in summer
Attraction of Blue Pool Beach
Ornithologists find an excellent opportunity here, and on a clear day, visitor can see Llanelli and Burry Port across the estuary.
Burry Port harbour was designed between 1830 and 1836 to exchange the harbour at Pembrey, settled four hundred yards to the West. Burry Port lighthouse may be a harbour light with a reflector and is set on the west seawall of the outer harbour. Burry port beach, lighthouse, Amelia Earhart monument, Burry port Methodist church, lifeboat station, and Ashburnham are some attraction of Burry Port.
Visitors may face difficulties to reach the beach with their pet dogs. Check the tide timetable and speak to local people before planning your trip to Blue Pool Bay. Visitors can enjoy pubs and food in the nearby village, Llangennith.