Gower Walking Festival

Annual Celebration of Gower

A treasure hunt around Rhossili Point and Mewslade Bay

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Rhossili orienteering Photo

A treasure hunt around Rhossili Point and Mewslade Bay. Can you use the map you’re given to navigate your way around the trail, find all of the controls and collect each of the clues? As you head out on the trail read about the history of the area, and at each control find out more about the flora and fauna you can see around you.   

There is a very small section on the trail which involves walking along the road for 150m. Kids must be accompanied by an adult and great care must be taken on this section.

  • Date: Sunday 15 September
  • Walk: 31
  • Leader: Self led using an OS map at a scale of 1:12,500. Help will be available at the start and experienced orienteers will be out on the trail
  • Time: 10:00 am
  • Start Point: Rhossili bay car park
  • End Point: Rhossili bay car park
  • Grid Reference: SS 41485 88070
  • What3words: comedy.informer.space
  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 4hrs
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Parking: National Trust Car Park at Rhossili – SA3 1PR. A fee applies - Free for NT members, Cars  £4 up to 2 hrs,  £8 over 2 hrs
  • Bus Stop: Rhossili Bus stop. SA3 1PL, Bus No.118
  • Price: Free
  • Child: Free
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Rhossili orienteering Photo

A treasure hunt around Rhossili Point and Mewslade Bay. Can you use the map you’re given to navigate your way around the trail, find all of the controls and collect each of the clues? As you head out on the trail read about the history of the area, and at each control find out more about the flora and fauna you can see around you.   

There is a very small section on the trail which involves walking along the road for 150m. Kids must be accompanied by an adult and great care must be taken on this section.