Swansea and Gower Peninsula

Golden seascapes, vibrant markets, wild landscapes

Swansea, situated by an enclosed bay, has a long maritime tradition and is overlooked by brooding hills. The city has spacious green places in the form of extensive parklands and a striking shoreline. The wider county of Swansea lies within the Gower Peninsula, which was in fact Britain's very first designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

This area offers visitors a varied mix of wonderful seascapes and sandy beaches, historic castles and woodland. Here there is evidence of early human occupation with some of the oldest human remains being discovered in this area. At just nineteen miles wide the Gower Peninsula is a microcosm of contrasting landscapes and ancient history.

For those staying within the Swansea area there are no less 54 public parks which extend right down to the shores of Swansea Bay. Of note is Clyne Gardens & Country Park which covers some 16 acres and includes panoramic sea views, bluebell woods, architectural follies, meandering streams, ornate bridges and a castle! Additionally horticulturists will not be disappointed with a large collection of plants and shrubs to be enjoyed. In fact it's a good idea for gardening enthusiasts to also head for Singleton Park which includes the city's botanical collection. Here you can also find a boating lake, picturesque Swiss cottage and is the place where large outdoor festivals and music galas are held.

To get a real taste of the local area visit Swansea Market, this is one of the largest indoor markets in the whole region and dates back to the twelfth century. It's a great place to potter around to soak up the local `colour' with stalls selling anything from fresh seafood to flowers and jewelry, souvenirs and local artworks.

The Gower Peninsula is simply ideal for holidays where lovely beaches, fun and relaxation are required. With a dramatic coastline it's ideal for cliff top walks and is the perfect place to re-connect with nature - it truly deserves its title `Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

Crwys Farm - The Granary

5 star rating

Three Crosses, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£409-£1095

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Three Crosses, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£409-£1095

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Rivers Edge

4 star rating

Aberavon, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£339-£959

4 star rating
Aberavon, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£339-£959

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

White Springs - Oak Lodge

3 star rating

Pontardulais, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£399-£969

3 star rating
Pontardulais, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£399-£969

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Bracelet Cottage

3 star rating

Mumbles, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£329-£689

3 star rating
Mumbles, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£329-£689

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Cefn Gorwydd Cottages - Ty Berllan

4 star rating

Gowerton, Gower, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£375-£919

4 star rating
Gowerton, Gower, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£375-£919

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Middleton Hall

4 star rating

Rhossilli, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£475-£1415

4 star rating
Rhossilli, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£475-£1415

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Lyndon Cottage

4 star rating

Penclawdd, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£535-£1399

4 star rating
Penclawdd, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£535-£1399

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages - Lloc Lo

5 star rating

Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£469-£1034

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Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£469-£1034

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Hiltons Hotel

3 star rating

Sketty, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£0

3 star rating
Sketty, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£0-£0

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Cefn Gorwydd Cottages - Ty Gwyn

4 star rating

Gowerton, Gower, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£449-£1679

4 star rating
Gowerton, Gower, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£449-£1679

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Beach Break

5 star rating

Port Talbot, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1305-£1979

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Port Talbot, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£1305-£1979

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Cefn Gorwydd Cottages - Ty Cae Mawr

4 star rating

Gowerton, Gower, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£375-£919

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Gowerton, Gower, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£375-£919

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Gerdinen Ganol

3 star rating

Felindre, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£689-£1575

3 star rating
Felindre, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£689-£1575

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 0

Tankey Lake Farm - Mallard

4 star rating

Llangennith, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£585-£1419

4 star rating
Llangennith, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£585-£1419

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 3

High Tides

4 star rating

Penclawdd, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£535-£1509

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Penclawdd, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£535-£1509

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0