The Gower Peninsula in Swansea Bay was the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty back in 1956 and remains just as unspoilt. There is such a variety of environments on this one small peninsular, from wild open moors to dramatic cliff lined bays. Even the beaches are diverse with from the broad sweeps of sand at the huge Rhossilli Bay to golden sandy bays. Gower is a holiday goldmine with inspiring landscapes for walkers and mountain bikes and a captivating coastline for holiday makers.
18 Chapel Street, Mumbles, SA3 4NH
The Chapel House is Swansea’s only boutique hostel. Catering for travellers from around the world, it is nestled between the Castle and the Lighthouse, in the heart of the famous Mumbles. There are private rooms, dorms and a option of private hire for groups of up to 12 guests. Every room has a large en-suite, TV and tea-making facilities. Dogs are welcome in the private rooms. Just 5 minutes away from Swansea centre and The Wales Coast Path. Within walking distance of great surf, walking and climbing. The perfect base for those seeking adventure on the Gower!
Eastern Slade Farm, Oxwich, Gower, Swansea, SA3 1NA
Eastern Slade Barn is a luxury farmhouse conversion on a working farm on the Gower Peninsula. The Gower has glorious beaches, castles & a network of traffic free lanes, ideal for mountain bikes. The Coastal Path passes through the farm. Port Eynon seaside village is a 30 min walk, while Oxwich Bay with its castle, beach & hotel serving tasty meals is just a 20 min walk. Camping is also available and weddings/birthdays can be accommodated.
Lower Hardingsdown Farm, Llangennith, Gower, Swansea, SA3 1HT
Hardingsdown Bunkhouse and The Chaffhouse both provide accommodation for families or groups. Comfortable and well appointed they are perfect for exploring Gower and all it has to offer. The properties can be hired individually or together, rates vary with numbers.
10-14 Castle St, Swansea SA1 1JF
Under Construction and opening November 2021, Cwtsh hostel is new, exciting and trend-setting. What's more its aiming to be Wales' leading Hostel. Situated in the heart of Swansea City Centre, overlooking Castle Gardens Cwtsh Hostel provides a modern and unique base to explore the city and surrounding areas. Choose from pod-bunk or private accommodation. Electric bike hire and introductory Welsh classes - bendigedig available. Backpackers, explorers, families, party-goers, schools and freelancers are all welcomed.
Rhossili Bunkhouse, Rhossili, Swansea, SA3 1PL
A village location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The bunkhouse is within easy walking distance of three glorious beaches, (including Rhossili Bay voted the best beach in Europe and in the top ten in the World 2017). Ideal for families and groups and perfectly located for a wide range of outdoor activities including walking, surfing, cycling & climbing.
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