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'.

Sea Escape

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Aberavon, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£0-£1039

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Aberavon, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£0-£1039

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 3

Crwys Farm - The Granary

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Three Crosses, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£399-£1009

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Three Crosses, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£399-£1009

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

Murton Farm - Hazeldene

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Murton, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£325-£765

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Murton, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£325-£765

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Blaencwm Cottage

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Blaencwn, near Treorchy, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£409-£935

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Blaencwn, near Treorchy, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£409-£935

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Dan-y-Glo

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Waunarlwydd near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£1315-£2519

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Waunarlwydd near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£1315-£2519

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Hafodwen

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Cilfrew, near Neath, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£869-£2249

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Cilfrew, near Neath, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£869-£2249

Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 2

Bracelet Cottage

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Mumbles, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£365-£605

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Mumbles, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£365-£605

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

Hendrelas Farm - Ty’r Tarw

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Rhos, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£269-£595

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Rhos, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£269-£595

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

The Willows

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Ilston, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£829-£2009

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Ilston, Gower, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£829-£2009

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

Igam Ogam

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The Mumbles, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£529-£1305

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The Mumbles, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£529-£1305

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

Murton Farm - Murton Farm Cottage

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Murton, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£345-£915

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Murton, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£345-£915

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

Tirmynydd Farm Cottage

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Three Crosses, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

  • Sleeps: 9
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£445-£1109

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Three Crosses, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£445-£1109

Sleeps: 9 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Blue Damson

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Three Crosses, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£627-£1459

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Three Crosses, near Swansea, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£627-£1459

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

Crynant Cottages - Bwthyn Cerrig

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Crynant, near Neath, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£695-£1865

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Crynant, near Neath, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£695-£1865

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

Swansea Valley Holiday Cottages - Y Stabl

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Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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

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£486-£849

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Plas Cilybebyll, near Pontardawe, Swansea and Gower Peninsula

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£486-£849

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