About the Gower Peninsula..
The Gower has some of the most stunning natural scenery was the first ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ to be designated in the uk in 1965. It is a much loved for its beaches, wildlife, and stunning coastal scenery and offers a wide range of recreations – from surfing, fishing, climbing, pony trekking, archery, and other outdoor pursuits.
The Gower also has a rich choice of entertainment with music bars, theatre and a variety of festivals throughout the year such as the Gower Folk Festival, and the Gower Walking Festival.
Here you can have the ‘best of both worlds’ – incredible unspoilt Countryside and coastal scenery as well as all the Gower and Swansea has to offer in the way of entertainment, shops, cafes etc.
Sites of Interest: There are also a number of sites of interest: burial chambers, standing stones – such as King Arthurs’ stone and caves such as the Llethryd Tooth Cave, which is nearly a mile long. You can explore old smugglers’ haunts, such as Brandy Cove or Pwll ddu Bay
Walking: You have an abundance of walks on the Gower and it is one of the best ways to explore. Coastal walks here are amongst the best in Britain and the ‘Gower Way’ covers 35 miles, criss-crossing the Gower peninsula. Many of the beaches are separated at high tide but can be accessed at low tide on foot – over miles of sands! You can join in the Gower Walking Festival – which happens each June
Activities and Interests: The Gower has some of the most stunning and much-loved areas to visit for its beaches, wildlife, coastal walks and of course, surfing and other recreational sports and outdoor per suits. There are a host of outdoor activities – just take your pick from canoeing, surfing, orienteering, climbing and a wide range of water-sports.. There are a number of excellent golf courses to choose from. The Gower is also a great place for spotting wildlife and has a number of nature reserves. In addition it is a popular location for fishing if this is your passion there are a number of idylic spots to cast your line. read more