From ‘Fair and Fashionable Tenby’, the railways of South West Wales take you from the urban heartlands of Swansea to the glorious Pembrokeshire Coast, taking in along the way the scenery of Carmarthen Bay. The main county towns of Carmarthen and Haverfordwest are also served, along with the hidden gems of Narberth, Saundersfoot and Pembroke.
Suggested Itinerary 1: Swansea Bay, Mumbles and Gower
Whether you want to shop till you drop or walk a few miles on the Gower Peninsula, the Swansea Bay area has it all. From the west, take the train along the beautiful Carmarthen Bay, watching out for herons and sandpipers. From the east there are regular services to the refurbished Swansea station. From there it’s easy to to catch a bus to the tranquility of the Gower Peninsula. A Gower Day Explorer ticket gives unlimited bus travel within the area at a bargain price.
Suggested Itinerary 2: The Pembrokeshire Coast
With more trains in and out of Fishguard and a newly re-opened station it’s easier than ever to to head to the north of Pembroksehire without a car. From Fishguard or Goodwick station it’s just a few metres to the bus stop where you can take one of the Strumble Shuttle services in and out of the inlets along the North Pembrokeshire coast. You can jump on and off, and walk a stretch or two of the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Buses are regular and more frequent during
For more information contact the South West Wales Community Rail Partnership c/o Carmarthenshire County Council, Llanstephan Rd, Johnstown, Carmarthen