Cefn Bryn

Today was going to be our third day in recent times to visit the Gower, we will soon have Swansea Jack accents!

The walk was number 8 from the Cicerone guide to Walks on Gower.

Route Viewranger

Route UK Hills

We parked the car in Penmaen at the foot of Cefn Bryn and began the climb up.

 We soon had views overlooking Three Cliffs Bay and further west to Oxwich Bay. The weather was a lovely blue sky day with flat calm seas.

Three Cliffs Bay
Oxwich Bay

On the ridge

It was a lot warmer here than back home where for the first time this season I had to scrape ice from the windscreen.

Once on the ridge top the views were fantastic. The plan was to visit Arthurs Stone but a lack of concentration found us walking to the second trig point away from the stone. A direct route to the stone was chosen following vague sheep trods, which led me directly into a bog and like last week well over my boots. Paul decided he would not follow and sensibly took a diversion.

We did reach the stone where we had lunch and I emptied my boots. The wikipedia link above makes mention the stone was apparently thrown from Llanelli, clearly a former Scarlet player.

Arthurs Stone

The next stretch was a straightforward yomp along the road to a junction where we turned right to follow the Gower way through Decoy Woods and the woods of Parc le Breos back to the car with one last look at Three Cliffs Bay.

Waxcap Fungi

Broad Pool

Gower Way sign in Parc Le Breos

Three Cliffs Bay

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