Gower Peninsula, Swansea

4.9
#1 of 141 in Parks in South Wales
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. By using our Swansea trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Gower Peninsula and other attractions in Swansea.
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  • The Gower is one of those places that is special in winter and summer . When the sun is shining in the Gower you can't be in a better place ,you don't need your foreign holidays to have a wonderful...  more »
  • One of the best parts of Wales, this wonderful vista is worth a visit at any time of year. With beautiful beaches, mountains galore, and good safe roads, it is a driving holiday dream.  more »
  • There are a lot of beautiful beaches on the Gower, you will be spoit for choice, nice restaurants ,beautiful sights, that will take your breath away, this is one of the best places in Wales , in...  more »
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