The River Loughor (Welsh: Afon Llwchwr) is a river in
Carmarthenshire, Wales. It has its source on the Black Mountain, and its
lower run divides the county of Carmarthenshire from the City of
Swansea. The Loughor meets the sea at its estuary near the town of
Loughor where it separates the south coast of Carmarthenshire from the
north coast of the Gower Peninsula.
Among its tributaries is the River Amman, which joins the Loughor near Pantyffynnon.
Fishing on the Loughor :
Pontarddulais and District Angling Association (PAA) offer prime sea
trout and salmon fishing on the River Loughor, at Pontarddulais.
The River Loughor may be a relatively unknown river in comparison with
other famous Welsh rivers, but it offers some fantastic fishing. Popular
for the night fly fishermen, the Loughor continues to produce
double-figure sea trout every year. With approximately 4.5 miles of
double bank fishing, anglers have a wide array of fishing at their
In the 18th century, the river was a noted salmon and sea trout river.
Fish from the river was then carried on ponies to be sold at Swansea
Review River Loughor.