It was designated as the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty back in 1956 and just a short drive from Swansea, The Gower Peninsula is more than just a pretty face.
Gower – A rich and varied environment
With breath-taking views – From wild moors and limestone cliffs to golden, sandy beaches. Gower is a geological goldmine with inspiring landscapes – just look at Dylan Thomas’ work.
The 19 mile-long Peninsula starts at Mumbles and stretches westwards towards Worm’s Head, Rhossili. It’s renowned for its breathtaking views and expansive sandy beaches. It is a favorite destination for walkers and surfers alike. Away from the coast you’ll find sheltered and unspoiled woodland and rolling grasslands; country pubs and fine food.
It’ll come as no surprise that walking in Gower is extremely popular, it’s home to some of the most beautiful sections of the Wales Coast Path. Put on your your boots and be get ready for a spectacular waterfront walk.
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