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Newton Cliffs and Summerland Cliffs

This is an area of common land covering 35 hectares of cliff side, situated between Langland Bay and Caswell Bay.

There is a pleasant cliff side walk through the site linking the two bays. Langland Bay Golf Course is adjacent.

There is geological and wildlife interest along these limestone cliffs. Rare plants such as hoary rockrose and juniper exist within this calcareous grassland, itself a rare habitat within the UK.


  • Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
  • Common land
  • Open access land


  • Café and restaurant in Langland Bay
  • Café and other refreshments in Caswell Bay
  • Car park (pay and display) in Langland Bay and Caswell Bay
  • Public toilets in Caswell Bay
  • Public telephone in Caswell Bay

Access information

Grid Reference SS598871
OS Explorer Map 164 Gower

The site can be accessed from Caswell Bay and Langland Bay.


There is a pleasant cliff side footpath through the site, linking Caswell Bay and Langland Bay.


Parking (pay and display) at Caswell Bay and Langland Bay.


The nearest bus stops to the site are:

  • at the top of Langland Bay Road, approximately ½ mile (¾ km) from the site
  • in summer only, Caswell Bay car park (adjacent to the cliffs)