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South West Wales’ is not simply here to be admired - our landscape beckons you to join in!

Marros

Marros

Dare to take on adrenaline-fueled activities, like mountain biking in a former mining valley, where stunning countryside has been transformed into an adventure playground. Follow in the footsteps of our famous former residents, like Richard Burton and Dylan Thomas; get to know our coastline in new ways, from wildlife-watching to coasteering; and experience the places that have inspired people to create works of art, feats of engineering, and blockbuster movies and television, from Harry Potter to Doctor Who. Live your legend in South West Wales!

4 ways to make South West Wales your own adventure playground:

  • Use the huge beach at Pendine Sands as your launch-pad for an airborne adventure, whether by kite-buggying, land-yachting or Blo-karting!
  • Channel your inner explorer, scanning the horizon and navigating your way across vast Swansea Bay on a stand-up paddle-board.
  • Cliff-jump, swim, scramble, go caving, repeat. Coasteering, pioneered in Pembrokeshire, is one of the most addictive water-sports around.
  • Get your thrills on two wheels at Afan Forest Park, where five-world class mountain bike trails wind through 100km of stunning scenery.
Coasteering Pembrokeshire

Coasteering Pembrokeshire

4 jaw-dropping landscapes in South West Wales:

  • Tall, rugged peaks give way to a glittering glacial lake, Llyn y Fan Fach, in the Carmarthen Fans - best reached on scenic road, the A4069.
  • Walking on the Gower Peninsula reveals many surprises - catching sight of the Whiteford Lighthouse, situated out at sea, is one of the best.
  • Step into a Turner painting at majestic Melincwrt Waterfall, in Neath Port Talbot, where water gracefully tumbles 80ft towards earth.
  • Watch the sun set over the sea from Strumble Head, along the awe-inspiring, award-winning, 186-mile Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
Melincwrt Waterfall

Melincwrt Waterfall