Gower Beaches

Pwlldu Bay

Although Pwlldu literally translates as “Black Pool”, Pwlldu could not be further removed from the more well known contemporary holiday destination. Great for bird watching and getting away from the crowds. The bay is situated just a short walk from our Hael Farm Cottage, quiet and secluded even on the hottest day in the school …

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Blue Pool Bay

Image above By Nigel Davies, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9309928 Blue Pool Bay is a small cove with a natural lagoon close to Llangennith, however it gets fully covered at High Tide. This little cove is reached by a rugged footpath or via Broughton Bay to the east. Both routes can be challenging, can only be accessed …

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Three Cliffs Bay

Three Cliffs Bay offers iconic scenery, beautiful views and an altogether more ‘wild’ Gower experience. The spectacular shoreline offers sand dunes and salt marsh set between the three limestone cliffs for which this spot is best known. This beach is particularly stunning and is a photographer’s favourite. This beach has lifeguards but keep it to …

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Oxwich Bay

Just 10 minutes drive from Hael Farm Cottage, Oxwich offers a broad expanse of sand, stunning views and one of the nicest restaurants in Gower, though not to be outdone, the Oxwich Bay Hotel is highly rated too. Of course, not everyone wants to enjoy great cuisine, and if simple food is more your ‘thing’, …

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Caswell Bay

Caswell Bay or Welsh Bae Cas-wellt (meaning straw fortress), is a beach on the south east of the Gower Peninsula, Swansea, Wales. It is a sandy beach popular with families, holiday makers and surfers, and it holds the covated Blue Flag status. Caswell Bay has two cafes, which open all year round, as well as a beach shop. There is of course, ice …

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Rhossili Bay

Rhossili is one of those iconic spots, a stunning walk, a glorious beach stretching across 3 miles, all the way to Llangennith, watersports, surf and somewhere to eat and shop. You may even be lucky enough to see dolphins visiting too! It’s therefore not surprising to learn that Rhossili Bay was named Wales’ Best Beach …

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Llangenith – A Surfer’s Paradise and Beach Lover’s Dream

Driving down the hill towards Llangennith offers stunning views across the Gower coastline, and Llangennith is one of the jewels in the peninsula. Accessed at the Western End of the Gower Peninsula, Llangennith Beach is often called a ‘surfer’s paradise’ – if there’s swell, you are bound to see surfers on this trendy beach, and …

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Gower Beaches

A bit of a miserable start to the day but the weather forecast says it will brighten up later in the day on the Gower Beaches.  Gower has some of the most beautiful coves and beaches in the UK, and notably Rhossili was recently voted the 3rd best beach in Europe and 10th in the world. My …

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