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'.

The Willows

4 star rating

Ilston, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£719-£2409

4 star rating
Ilston, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£719-£2409

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 3

Sea View Stays

3 star rating

Mumbles, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£885-£2315

3 star rating
Mumbles, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£885-£2315

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Crwys Farm - The Dairy

4 star rating

Three Crosses, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£449-£1109

4 star rating
Three Crosses, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£449-£1109

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

Coynant Farm Cottages - Barn Cottage

4 star rating

Felindre, near Swansea , Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£935-£2289

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

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£935-£2289

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Bryn Heulog

4 star rating

Penclawdd, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£405-£1135

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

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£405-£1135

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

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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£549-£1459

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

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£549-£1459

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

The Cottage

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Neath, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£0-£0

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Neath, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£0-£0

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

Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages - Ty Gambo

5 star rating

Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£641-£932

5 star rating
Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£641-£932

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

Brynllefrith Farmhouse

4 star rating

Caerau, near Maesteg, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£549-£1465

4 star rating
Caerau, near Maesteg, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£549-£1465

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 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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£489-£1455

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

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£489-£1455

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

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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£509-£888

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Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£509-£888

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

Briardene

3 star rating

Penllergaer, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£295-£845

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Penllergaer, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£295-£845

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

The Little Cow Shed

5 star rating

Garnswllt, near Ammanford, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£535-£1129

5 star rating
Garnswllt, near Ammanford, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£535-£1129

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Gower Holiday Village - Bungalow 57

3 star rating

Scurlage, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£475-£1035

3 star rating
Scurlage, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£475-£1035

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Coed y Nant Barn

5 star rating

Rhôs, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£465-£1849

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Rhôs, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£465-£1849

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0