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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.

    Excellent! 4.6/5
    (5 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #6505405
    5
    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (66 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #1038333
      66
      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (4 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #1778371
        4
        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Apartment #6973747
          1
          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
            Excellent! 4.5/5
            (4 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #1774124
            4
              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #1488774
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (40 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Chalet #8116182
                40
                Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.3/5
                  (7 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #6185242
                  7
                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (33 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    Cottage #8144017
                    33
                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (30 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #8151157
                      30
                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (13 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Chalet #6724218
                        13
                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (9 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Bungalow #1878535
                          9
                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (20 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Apartment #6134223
                            20
                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                              (28 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #8127339
                              28
                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (19 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #6509340
                                19
                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Multiple rentals Barn #1752809
                                  3
                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (25 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    House #1587013
                                    25
                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (21 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      House #1727144
                                      21
                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Apartment #6918543
                                        2
                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Bungalow #1992702
                                          1
                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (10 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Farmhouse #8149871
                                            10
                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (9 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #6514498
                                              9
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Cottage #1943437
                                                2
                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 5 BR
                                                  • 5 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                  House #1932247
                                                  3
                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (19 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    House #6221538
                                                    19
                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #1788374
                                                      12
                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #1752809
                                                        7
                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                          Cottage #1842053
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Cottage #6811438
                                                            3
                                                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                              (7 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #1883277
                                                              7
                                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Cottage #6964813
                                                                3
                                                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 12
                                                                  Farmhouse #1946562
                                                                  1
                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    House #4442660
                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                      (3 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #8128357
                                                                      3
                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (27 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Apartment #410819
                                                                        27
                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #8153848
                                                                          5
                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Apartment #6723137
                                                                            1
                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #6835328
                                                                              3
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #8080647
                                                                                1
                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #8128640
                                                                                  6
                                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Cabin #4445044
                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Cottage #1969859
                                                                                      1
                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (17 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        House #1174804
                                                                                        17
                                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          Apartment #8241575
                                                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #6546669
                                                                                            3
                                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Cottage #4448561
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                (4 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Apartment #6560308
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Cabin #4445674
                                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Bungalow #1903546
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                      Cottage #1903527
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Lovely, well equipped & quiet cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Suited the 3 of us perfectly - compact but with space for everyone & everything - perfect after a day's racing at Pembrey circuit.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Just stayed 11 nights in the 3 bedroom property, it was perfect, very spacious, clean and in a very nice location, we where up from Scotland working for BT, have worked away many times staying in cottages etc but this was by far the best, we will def be booking again if we work up this way again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017