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Destination guide

Explore the Gower Peninsula in holiday lettings

Only a short drive from Swansea, the Gower Peninsula offers a varied and rich environment that ranges from limestone cliffs and wild moors to golden beaches with sparkling water. From coasteering for adrenaline junkies to nature walks and hikes through rolling grasslands, the Gower Peninsula is a natural escape for the world-weary traveller. Holiday lettings put you in the heart of this majestic landscape and all it has to offer.

History

Historic sites near Gower Peninsula holiday homes

There are several museums and heritage sites on Gower Peninsula that are of interest to culture and history enthusiasts. Holiday homes can be found near attractions like the National Waterfront Museum, a modern museum with interactive technology exhibits that showcase industrial history in Wales, and Mumbles Pier, a Victorian quay with a lifeboat slipway and boathouse. History buffs will also enjoy the Oystermouth Castle, a regal ruin site with the remains of a medieval castle and views of the bay, and the Pennard Castle, a ruined medieval castle near a charming village.

Beaches

Beaches near Gower Peninsula holiday lettings

Gower Peninsula has a variety of beaches to suit all ages and interests. Holiday homes are available near beaches like Mewslade Bay, a sandy beach on the bay with dramatic cliffs, nature trails and calm waters, and Aberavon Beach, a secluded beach with grassy spaces and a relaxing atmosphere. Broughton Bay, a bayside beach with sandy areas, rocky cliffs and calm tidal pools, is perfect for children, while Rhossili Bay, a large, windy bay with sandy beaches, offers the ideal conditions for wind and water sports. For a more relaxing experience, visit Bracelet Bay to enjoy the historic lighthouse, dramatic cliffs and beautiful sunrise views.

Family friendly

Family fun near Gower Peninsula holiday homes

Families will find plenty of fun for the kids in Gower Peninsula. Holiday homes can be found near kid-friendly attractions like Plantasia, a tropical plant and wildlife facility with exotic cacti, tropical plants, insects, fish and other animals, and Pembrey Country Park, a vibrant park with dry-slope skiing, pitch-&-putt and a model railway. Kids will also enjoy the WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, a wetland nature preserve with exotic wildlife and safaris, and the Swansea Museum, a neoclassical museum with artefacts ranging from ancient Egypt to modern Wales.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday cottages in Gower Peninsula

From fascinating heritage sites to vibrant gardens, Gower Peninsula has endless options for a romantic holiday with your loved one. Holiday homes are available near intimate locales like Singleton Park, a scenic park with walking trails, a botanical garden and a boating lake, and Aberdulais Falls, a dramatic waterfall within a majestic gorge. You could also visit the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, a museum with exhibits of local and international artwork, and Gnoll Country Park, a former private estate with limestone grottos, panoramic views and beautiful ponds.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gower Peninsula?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,007 holiday lettings around Gower Peninsula. From 285 cottages to 480 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property near Gower Peninsula?

Perhaps it's the dreamy ocean views, or maybe it's the chance to simply kick back from sunup to sundown. But there's just something about a beach holiday that appeals to all of us. HomeAway has 94 holiday homes by the beach for you to select from. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 88 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 74 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 73 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house near Gower Peninsula?

Say goodbye to uninspiring hotel-chain rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 293 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices start at £56 per night. If that doesn't match your group's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Cottage: 165 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.
  • Apartment: 82 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 29 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.

Can I stay near Gower Peninsula in a large group?

Holidays with your friends and family can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're under the one roof in an awesome new place! If you'll be travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help out. At the moment, house holiday rentals are popular for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 81 featured on our database. The holiday properties that can cater to large groups around here include:

  • Are you searching for properties that can hold 6 of you? We have 280 that will be perfect. Prices start from £57 per night.
  • Require a place for 5 guests? We have 122 that will be perfect. You can book one for as little as £55 per night.
  • Hunting down places for rent to suit 8 people? You'll be pleased to know we have 102 that'll be perfect. You can get one from just £87 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your grandpa and all your besties to Gower Peninsula.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals near Gower Peninsula?

Reduce those hefty accommodation expenses by organising your stay with HomeAway. You'll find plenty of awesome holiday rentals and save heaps! Grabbing a holiday rental in or around Gower is a simple way to avoid burning a hole in your wallet. HomeAway have 29 options and the average cost is £121 a night.