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Whiteford National Nature Reserve

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Amazing Scenery

We were reccomended to visit this area by friends and so glad we did. Parked up at the top of the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Bryn W
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East Midlands, United Kingdom
Great walk in remote area of Gower.

One of the few places, where you can go for a summer walk on Gower, without being over run by 100's... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Cargo-Girl5566
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Newport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were reccomended to visit this area by friends and so glad we did. Parked up at the top of the hill by the old tea rooms (only open Sat and Sundays) and walked down the hill to the beach. What a dream mile after...More

Thank Bryn W
Reviewed 8 March 2017

One of the few places, where you can go for a summer walk on Gower, without being over run by 100's of people ! Love the varied landscapes of dunes, old pine forest marsh and beach.

Thank Cargo-Girl5566
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My family spend most of our free time here, it is great for walking and if you swing buy Cwn Ivy there is a cafe with great food and great views. Llanmadoc is a great village that has a cafe post office. Friendly welcome and...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's full of noisy crazy golf, drunks, broken glass, vomit and PCSOs having nervous breakdowns. The scenery is nothing of note and the stench from wheelie bins ful of used nappies can be overpowering. Don't bother going here-leave it all to me...

Thank Gerard O
Reviewed 30 January 2017

There are lots of starting points to walk down to the reserve. Be careful of the tides if you want to walk out to the lighthouse and make sure you have good footwear - it is rocky. Lots of circular walks to take in pine...More

Thank suemarilynlyle
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Took a walk past the fantastic new tidally flooded area, past the salt marsh and over the dunes to the beach. Little egret flying over the flooded area and pintail ducks swimming amongst the trees! Impressive in extent and to see and hear how the...More

Thank Stewart P
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Love walking around this area. Park in Cwm Ivy. There are several paths that all lead to whiteford beach. Totally unspoilt as not easily accessible. The beach is several miles long and views are breathtaking. This is a must see area and the tea rooms...More

1  Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Lovely location and views in fine weather, stiff walk for less mobile folk. Little know and visited gem.

Thank andrew n
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This beach is huge, like many on the Gower. Munitions from WWII are often masked up here, so be careful. We've never found any though and we come here often. We love to walk along the beach and then back to the village through the...More

Thank GwynRoberts
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Did a walk from cwm ivy North along the woods and then west out to the lighthouse. Beautiful views. Gorgeous near deserted beach. Bit of a scramble out to the light house. Make sure of the tides for this bit ! We the. Headed south...More

Thank Andrew-Leakey
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