Christmas breaks

Christmas Day Yoga

Christmas Day Yoga

We offer Christmas breaks, for those who wish to get away this Christmas an celebrate in style in a beautiful area of the uk.  Choose from our comfortable self catering apartments, close to Three Cliffs bay in the heart of the Gower Peninsula.

Planning your Christmas Break

Planning a Christmas Break is reasonably easy especially when there is easy access by road and no flights to catch!  Take a look at what’s on over Christmas and new year in Swansea and the Gower.

How about planning a Christmas day excursion – it can be a beautiful time of year to go walking on the beach or visit Cefn Bryn and King Arthurs’ stones!

Christmas Day – Places to eat:

Mamma Mia is an Italian restaurant in Swansea that uses only the freshest ingredients to create their delicious dishes. With a Christmas lunch and dinner menu available offering both traditional Christmas meals as well as delicious pizzas

 

Cosy Christmas festivities

Cosy Christmas festivities

Pre – Christmas events:

Winter Wonderland on the waterfront:

This ice rink is an award winning attraction offered in the run-up to Christmas, offered both children and adults in Swansea, close to the marina..

Christmas Parade 2015
Santa will visit on Sunday 15 November from 5.00pm to switch on the Christmas Lights.It starts near the Dylan Thomas Centre, before continuing through the town and ending at the Guildhall.

Gower Heritage Centre Christmas Craft Fayre  with Artisans selling their waits in a festive atmosphere. Enjoy freshly baked cakes and hot mulled wine and cider.  The perfect place to buy handmade gifts for Christmas!    Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th November     10.00am – 5.00pm

Christmas Concert 

19:30 Friday 18 Dec 2015    Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

A concert to get you in the Christmas spirit. Taking you on a journey through winter wonderland you are sure to recognize some of your favourite Christmas pieces. Packed full of festive treats, enjoy highlights including Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride, music from the frost tale of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden 
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Tickets: £10-16      Grand Theatre Box Office: 01792 475715

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Enjoy  a wide range of events on the Gower Peninsula, from festivals to shows, talks, fairs – here are just a few….

Gower Bluegrass  February

at the Gower Heritage Centre

Cheese & Cider Weekend   May

at the Gower Heritage Centre

The Gower Walking Festival    June 

The largest walking festival in Wales with over 1,700 walkers in 2014. Centred on Britain’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Gower Walking Festival is organised and run entirely by volunteers. It is a great chance to view the fabulous wildlife and scenery of the Gower Peninsula and the surrounding area. http://www.gowerwalkingfestival.org

The Gower Folk Festival   June

This years Gower Folk Festival is at the Greyhound Pub the  http://www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk

Gower Bluegrass Festival   September

The annual Gower Bluegrass Festival attracts many bluegrass musicians from the South Wales area and also from further afield across the Severn Bridge.Open picking sessions and instrumental workshops.

Activities

Activities

Activities on the Gower Peninsula are rich and varied and include surfing on some of the Country’s top beaches, walking the coastal path, orienteering, rock climbing, coasteering, golf, horse riding and more…

Golf

golfer

golf on the Gower

Pennard Golf Course is known as much for its great facilities as it is for its amazing views of Three Cliffs Bay. The course ranked #17 of 52 Activities in Swansea.

www.pennardgolfclub.com

Gower Golf Club, set in a beautiful location offers a host of attractions, visit: www.gowergolf.co.uk

Golf break packages on the Gower Peninsula – offered in a number of locations on the Gower and Mumbles: www.golfongower.co.uk

Orienteering

rock climbing, Three Cliffs Bay

Rock climbing

Swansea and the Gower are great locations to practice orienteering. Offering plenty of varied terrain such as coastal and rocky areas, woodland, parks and more. Its a great way of seeing unvisited parts of the countryside, as well as encouraging fitness, and skills in navigation

Swansea Bay Orienteering Club holds introductory evenings as well as competition opportunities

 

Riding

horse riding gower

Riding

Parc-Le-Breos Guest House and riding centre, set in beautiful grounds www.parc-le-breos.co.uk

A wonderful way to explore the scenery of the Gower is on horseback.

 

 

 

Surfing

surfing on the gower peninsula

Surfing -Gower

 

There are numerous beaches famous for their surf on the Gower, including famous Rhossili beach, Langland, Caswell, and many more.  There area a host of surf schools offering tuition as well as surf shops and surfing equipment for hire.

‘Gower Surfing’ is a Surf school on the Gower offering surfing lessons (open all year round)

 

Walking

walking on the Gower

walking on the Gower

With so much choice and extensive public rights of way (268 miles on the Gower alone), you are in a walkers’ paradise. You can choose from easy strolls through parks and more strenuous hikes over rocky headlands, beaches and moorland. The Gower Way is 35 miles and offers a challenge to the most dedicated walkers and those wishing to improve their fitness. There are a number of dedicated walking groups in the Swansea area and the Gower also has its own walking festival: www.gowerwalkingfestival.org on the 6th to the 21st of June ’15

Organised walks include : www.thegowersociety.org.uk/programme/walks/ Mawr walking club: www.mawrwalkingclub.co.uk

Day Trips and Places to Visit

National Botanical Gardens of Wales.

Beautifully landscaped gardens covering 568 acres, including nature reserve as well as a formal garden, with Lord Foster’s Great Glasshouse as its centrepiece. www.gardenofwales.org.uk

South Wales Top Attractions

A new website offering a gateway to South Wales Top Tourist Attractions. http://southwalesattractions.co.uk

Gower Coast Adventures

With fascinating explorations of local history, marine wildlife and a wealth of local knowledge, you will be guided by qualified crew. Fascinating experiences – from prehistoric caves to smugglers’ coves.. http://www.gowercoastadventures.co.uk

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