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
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
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
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 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 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.
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
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
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.
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 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