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Gower Peninsula, Swansea
(4.8/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
The first place in the United Kingdom to be designated an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty," Gower Peninsula is adorned with no less than six castles: Penrice, Oystermouth, Oxwich, Pennard, Weobley, and Bovehill Castles. The condition of the castles varies from intact to ruinous, but each is remarkable to explore and located near the sea. The award-winning bays and beaches offer pristine sands and cliffs. Remains of Bronze Age people who inhabited the region have been found in local caves. Visit Tooth Hole Cave, the sacred place where the ancient people layed their dead. Check the weather before traveling to the peninsula. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Gower Peninsula and many more Swansea attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Swansea vacation trip planner.
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  • I visit this place most weekends. I cycle round the Gower for a few hours with my friend. There are some beautiful villages scattered around here and I have seen the most amazing sunrises after sloggi...  more »
  • an area of outstanding natural beauty with some of the best beaches in wales always worth visiting and is popular during the summer not far from Swansea aswell 
  • Really great beaches and views lovely part of the UK to stay overnight in the Summer get a tan and enjoy the beaches