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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Swansea – Gower Peninsula, Wales your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking to experience the beauty of the countryside, stunning coastline, and the panoramic scenery of the Welsh hills will find it all in Swansea and the Gower Peninsula. Located by the south coast of Wales, there are many things to do and see in the city of Swansea and yet it is also on the doorstep of a very tranquil part of the country. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday cottages, guest houses, B&Bs, caravan parks and camp sites.

Things to do on holiday to Swansea – Gower Peninsula, Wales

There are some wonderful beaches in the Gower Peninsula, which are less than 15 minutes from Swansea. Visitors to the area can enjoy swimming in the sea or tackle various watersports with Llangennith an excellent resort for surfing. This is also an excellent place to go hiking especially across the scenic hills of the Gower Peninsula and cycling and horse riding are other enjoyable activities available in the area.

Tours of the coastline are offered either as opportunities to enjoy the scenery and observe the wildlife, or for offshore fishing. An increasingly popular activity is mountain boarding, which provides thrills and exercise for all the family. Golf enthusiasts are well catered for here too with several courses scattered around including the Swansea Bay Golf Club and the Gower Golf Club.

Visitors coming here on a self catering holiday may like to take a break from cooking for themselves and dine out. There are many pretty little villages with small cafes, tea shops and public houses as well as quaint shops selling local produce and crafts. As befitting of a large town or city, Swansea has a large choice of restaurants, cafes, nightclubs and bars with cuisine from around the world as well as many large well known high street stores.

Places to visit on holiday to Swansea – Gower Peninsula, Wales

There are many interesting places to visit in South Wales such as museums and galleries like the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea. Wales is steeped in history with many ancient buildings open to visitors including Swansea Castle, Neath Abbey and Aberdulais Falls and Historic Site. An abundance of beautiful parks, gardens and areas of natural beauty can be found in the area such as the Millennium Site Llanelli Coastal Park, as well as several nature reserves less than 15 miles from Swansea.

Weather in Swansea – Gower Peninsula, Wales

The warmest time of the year to visit Swansea and the Gower Peninsula is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 19 degrees centigrade. The period between April and July are usually the driest months while November and December is the wettest time of the year with approximately 140mm average rainfall per month.

Travel to Swansea – Gower Peninsula, Wales

The nearest international airport is in Cardiff, which is approximately one and a half hours from Gower. Cardiff has scheduled flights to and from major European cities such as Munich, Dublin, Geneva, Amsterdam and Paris as well as domestic flights to Belfast, Edinburgh and Newcastle. There is a rail/bus link from the Airport; take the train to Bridgend and change for a direct train to Swansea. Ferry services carry passengers from Cork, Ireland and Ilfracombe to Swansea. Bus services run regularly from Swansea Quadrant Bus Station to all parts of Gower.

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Fantastic family break

5 of 5
Fantastic family break. Lovely well equipped cottage. Two good size bedrooms. Great fun for our daughter on the farm. So close to glorious beaches and great walks. Warm welcome and fresh eggs. Would love to come back.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

Little taste of heaven

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Property was clean and with all amenities. We had a wonderful week - lots to do in the area - waterfall walks and caves. Lovely and peaceful - life at a relaxed pace. Our 7 month beagle puppy loved the garden. I would definitely recommend and we hope to return.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

Just wonderful!

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We were looking for a place to get away for a few days somewhere remote in the Brecon Beacons. Beiliglas was perfect. The drive to the cottage is down single track lanes that allow you to feel you have left the world behind by the time you get there. The cottage itself is set in an old farm yard, with the owners living in the farmhouse. They're great hosts - very welcoming, engaging and helpful, but leave you to yourselves. Looking out of the cottage's sitting room window our only neighbour was a farm across the fields. It has the solid, eternal feel that old buildings do, yet it's been updated and furnished in a way that is both modern and sympathetic to the building's age, meaning it's very comfy and with everything you could want in a house - even books, boardgames and dvds. We were very happy and relaxed there and enjoyed cosy evenings in with the fire burning. The village is a mile or so across the fields and the town of Llandovery is pleasant enough and a 10/15-minute drive away if you want to buy some groceries or eat out one evening. We can't recommend this property enough.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017