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Mewslade Bay East Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

Close to Worm's Head on the Gower peninsula. The surrounding land forms part of a large expanse of National Trust land.

Beach Type

Sand and rock


No Details


Surfing and climbing along the Gower peninsula

Nature and Wildlife

There are a number of walks stretching from Rhossilli to Port Eynon.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

but no litter or dog bins are provided. The beach is sometimes affected by sewage related debris.


Dogs are allowed.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Swansea
County: Abertawe / Swansea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5592, -4.27953
Postcode: SA3 1PL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Along the B4247 to Rhossilli. park in the farm at Pitton Cross and follow footpath down to the beach.

Public Transport

From the Quadrant Bus Station to Rhossilli. Services 18 and 18A run to Mewslade. Full details can be obtained from Traveline on 0870 6082608.

Nearest Railway Stations

Pembrey & Burry Port (Approx. 8 miles away)
Llanelli (Approx. 9 miles away)
Bynea (Approx. 11 miles away)
Llangennech (Approx. 12 miles away)

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


Very limited car parking.

Nearby Car Parks

Rhossili Bay, Rhossili (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Port Eynon Bay, Port Eynon (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Horton, Horton (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Millwood, Oxwich (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Oxwich Bay - West, Oxwich (Unknown stay).
About 5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Swansea