British Beaches

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Broughton Bay Beach

Llangennith, Abertawe / Swansea

A large sandy bay on the North West tip of the Gower Peninsula. This beach is popular with surfers.

Beach Type



Camp site


A good and popular longboard wave

Nature and Wildlife

There are lots of paths in the area and varied flora and fauna in the surrounding dune systems.

Water Quality





No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Swansea Tourist Information Centre. Plymouth Street. Swansea SA1 3QG. Tel: 01792 468321 Email: Web:


Nearest town: Llangennith
County: Abertawe / Swansea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6131, -4.28369
Postcode: SA3 1JP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton Community, Swansea at Explore Britain.


Follow signs to the gower from the M4 then follow signs to Llangennith before turning right to Broughton. Can be difficult to find.

Nearest Railway Stations

Pembrey & Burry Port (Approx. 5 miles away)
Llanelli (Approx. 7 miles away)
Kidwelly (Approx. 8 miles away)
Bynea (Approx. 9 miles away)
Llangennech (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available a short walk from the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Rhossili Bay, Rhossili (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Pembrey Beach, Pembrey (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Pembrey Country Park - Dunes, Pembrey (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Pembrey Country Park - Pembrey Forest, Pembrey (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Pembrey Country Park - North, Pembrey (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Pembrey Country Park - Miniature Railway, Pembury (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Factory Road, Pembrey (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Sea View, Burry Port (Long stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Pembrey Country Park, Pembrey (Long stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Tramway, Burry Port (Long stay).
About 5.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Llangennith