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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Swansea and Neath.

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Grid RefSS6569193082
Lat / Lon 51.62049° / -3.94147°
Easting / Northing265,691E / 193,082N
Grid RefSS7512597476
Lat / Lon 51.66215° / -3.80686°
Easting / Northing275,125E / 197,476N

Swanea One's land is

Intertidal flats 0.9%
Pasture 12.1%
Urban 63.0%
Woods 24.0%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



30 May 2021

Easy to follow and largely flat. Only one unpaved section, along the canal from Jersey Marine to Port Tenant and you could follow the route of the cycle path alongside the main road as an alternative if needed.

It's flat enough that I'd scoot or cycle it in preference to walking another time.

The stretch from Briton Ferry to Jersey Marine is a slightly dull flog alongside the dual carriageway but no ready alternative presents itself and the pavement is a safely wide shared cyclepath.

There's no real need to come off the canal path at Giant's Grave - it continues all the way to under the road bridge - it's well waymarked and frequently used although doesn't appear on the OS as a right of way.

The approach into Swansea is way more scenic than the road route over a pretty suspension bridges.

Photo by Leiafee
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