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. Outdoor Matters is a local company who are qualified, knowledgeable experts in abseiling and climbing.

Outdoors Matters - Phone 07849 109100 or visit: http://www.outdoor-matters.co.uk

 

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Adventure Seeking

RIPNROCK are an award winning, top rated, adventure activity provider. Offering high quality activity days & packages across Swansea & South Wales, from the picture perfect beaches of the Gower peninsular to the wild & watery beauty of the Neath Valley. With a wide variety of adventurous activities to choose from you’ll be spoiled for choice!

Rip N Rock - Phone 07815 784122 or visit: Rip N Rock - Outdoor Activity & Adventure Holidays Wales

 

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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.

For further information of a selected few, please see our Gower beaches section on the website.

 

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: Cycling in Swansea, Mumbles & Gower (visitswanseabay.com)

No Bike?
Action Bikes Swansea 02106570155 or Email: actionbikes.sa@gmail.com

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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
Make your booking (bookinghound.com)

 

 

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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 a vibrant crafts and rural life museum.

Phone 01792 371661 or  Email: info@gowerheritagecentre.co.uk

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.

Copley Stables, Clyne Common - Phone 07825 042 387 or 07752 145 028

Clyne Farm - Phone 01792 403333

Pembrey Park Riding Centre  - Phone 01554 835191

 

 

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Perriswood Archery and Falconry centre

The falconry centre gives you a “bird’s” eye view of these spectacular birds of prey close up as their handlers put on a fantastic display of falconry skills.

Phone 01792 371661

Email: perriswoodarchery@tiscali.co.uk

 

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

 

 

 

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