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Running in Port Eynon

Overview

Rhossili Bay
 Distance: 6.5 miles/10km
 
 Start/Finish: NT Visitor Centre, Rhossili, SA3 1PR
 
 Terrain: Trail, beach, quiet road section
 
 Toughness: Easy to moderate
 
 Ascent: 231 metres
 
 Navigation: Easy
 
 Good for: Coast, beach, wildlife
 
 Route info: wildrunning.net/101
 This wonderful run has a north and a south loop, including some of the area’s most stunning landmarks. For those wishing to add some extra miles, Rhossili village can be accessed on foot from the hostel at Port Eynon via a spectacular run along the coast path in a westerly direction. From Rhossili, head N over Rhossili Down, following the obvious and inviting path. There are breathtaking panoramic views from the summit at The Beacon. On reaching Hillend, descend to beach and follow the great, golden crescent all the way back to path which ascends to the visitor centre, passing the famous wreck of the Helvetia. The second half of the run heads straight out along the peninsula to Worms Head. For a short window at low tide, you can drop down to sea level and run to the
 island! Check tide times before crossing. Return on the inland path directly back to the start.
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Hostels nearby

Running in Port Eynon

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SS 41374 88045

Lat/Lng: 51.568903, -4.2901695

Contact information

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