The Gower is not just an area of outstanding natural beauty, there are plenty of activities on offer for all the the family. All are easily accessible and are close to all four of our cottages.
Abseiling/Climbing In the Gower
What better way to see a bird’s eye view of the spectacular beaches and coastline that surrounds you.
Outdoors Matters is a local company who are qualified, knowledgeable experts in abseiling and climbing.
Outdoors Matters - Phone 01792 547808 / 07849 109100 or visit: http://www.outdoor-matters.co.uk
Beaches in the gower
Gower is spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches with scenic bays and interesting coves for you and the kids to go and explore. The South and West coasts of the Gower vary between sandy beaches and dramatic limestone cliffs. On the Northern side of the Gower is the Loughor Estuary where several nature reserves can be found.
Cycling in the Gower
A great way to see much of the beautiful sites in the Gower is to cycle. Cycling is very popular in the Gower, but as you would expect, the Gower is not flat and you will come across quite strenuous parts on your way around so be prepared!
There are a number of suggested cycle paths all around the Gower.
To pick your route and degree of difficulty, please visit: www.visitswanseabay.com/walking-and-cycling-in-swansea-mumbles-gower/walking-in-swansea-bay/walking-routes-in-swansea-mumbles-and-gower
Two places in Swansea to hire bikes;
Swansea Cycles - 01792 410710
Action Bikes Swansea 01792 464640 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Golf in the Gower
Pennard golf club is the most scenic but challenging golf course on Gower. It is rated not only the 2nd best golf club in South Wales, but rated in the top 4 in the whole of Wales. It is a stones throw away from our Hael Farm Cottage (20 minute drive MAX from our Port Eynon Beach Cottage, Oxwich View Cottage and Ivy Cottage).
Visitors are welcome but pre booking is essential. The Club’s Pobbles Restaurant serves first class food ranging from bar snacks to full dinner service.
Phone 01792 233451 or visit the website at: www.pennardgolfclub.com
Gower coast adventures
Scenic boat trips around the South Gower, providing a close up view of the beautiful stretches of coastline of the Gower. These adventures are very popular with visitors, not only provide a scenic tour of the coastline but allows them to view the spectacular wildlife the Gower offers.
Phone 01792 348229 or 07866 250440 or
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Opened in 1990 as a countryside crafts centre, the Gower Heritage Centre features a restored 12th century corn and saw mill. It is as a vibrant crafts and rural life museum.
Phone 01792 371661 or
Horse Riding and Pony Trekking in the gower
An alternative to cycling why not see the Gower on horse back. A very popular choice for families visiting the Gower with many bridle paths to choose from to explore the Gower.
There are two trekking centres in the Gower;
Cs Equestrian – Phone 07807 516267
Perriswood Archery and Falconry centre
If you are one of those families who loves competing against one another, look no further than Perriswood Archery! It offers fun for the family, whether you are 6 or 60 and a complete beginner, everyone is welcome there. Follow their moto “grab a bow and have a go!”
The falconry centre gives you to see spectacular birds of prey close up as their handlers put on a fantastic display of falconry skills.
Phone 01792 371661 or
Walking in the Gower
One of the most popular reasons for people visiting the Gower is to walk the magnificent coastline. There are many picturesque walks in the Gower, ranging in difficulty to suit all levels of ability.
For help and guidance in choosing your walk, please visit: www.visitswanseabay.com/walking-and-cycling-in-swansea-mumbles-gower/walking-in-swansea-bay/walking-routes-in-swansea-mumbles-and-gower