Langland to Caswell Bay Walking Route
Although this expanse of the Gower coast is quite near to the bustling town of Mumbles, the wildlife located here is common to Gower as a whole. Look out for the rare chough in the skies – only 3 or 4 pairs live on Gower. Some rare birds you can see here are the raven,peregrine falcon, skylark, green woodpecker, bullfinch, goldfinch, and stonechat.
Route type: Circular
Suitable for: All
Walk grade: Easy
Distance: 2 Miles
Average time: 1-2 Hours
Terrain: Coastal paths, flight of steps. The surface varies from hard, firm to smooth and uneven.
Start: Langland Bay car park (pay and display)
Finish: Langland Bay car park
Public toilets: Yes, at Langland Bay
Public Transport: Yes
Car parking: Yes, at Langland Bay (pay and display)
Safety Information: The route crosses the golf course – look out for airborne golf balls! Also, this walking pathway involves flights of steps.
Onshore you can come upon slow worms, adders basking, and common lizards in the summertime season sunshine, but even though expected, they're shy creatures and commonly hard to spot.
As nicely as considerable gorse and heather, the vegetation of the uncommon yellow whitlow grass may be visible in April.
The rock formations right here are geologically crucial and have been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Look on the cliffs among Caswell and Langland to look if you could spot any formations in the rocks.
If this walk appeals to you, the City & County of Swansea Countryside Access team has put together a helpful route map containing various additional information. Put your best foot forward by downloading walking route guide and slipping on your walking shoes.