Things to Do Guide

  • Post by Six Windsor Place
  • Jun 01, 2021

If you get bored with the beaches - which will be pretty hard - but if they are not your thing or it’s raining…there’s also plenty of other things to do. Let me know if you discover anything else.

Walk Along the Coastal Path

Walk along the path all around the Gower if you have time. Buses can be caught from various points if you need a ride home.

Coastal Walks

Swansea without a car

Bus times


There are loads of castles in Wales and Gower has a few of its own.

Oystermouth Castle in Mumbles is being refurbished but should be complete by summer. 5-10 minute walk from the house. Oystermouth Castle

Pennard Castle overlooks the beautiful Three Cliffs Bay. Pennard Castle25 minutes drive.

Weobly Castle in the North of Gower overlooks the salt marshes and mud flats. They also have outdoor cinema events Weobly Castle 30 minutes drive.

Oxwich Castle Oxwich Castle check if its open as closed due to Covid at the moment. 25 minutes drive


Hire one of the Santander Bikes or if you have your own there are lots of routes around.

Santander Cycles

Cycle maps for Gower

Gower Coastal Adventures

Pop out to sea to see the dolphins and local wildlife

Gower Coastal Adventures

Coasteering & Waterfall Jumping

I can’t wait to try this!

Adventure Wales

The World’s Fastest Zip Wire

Scare your pants off on the Phoenix zip wire, or smaller zipwire for little ones & roller coaster. 50 minutes drive away

Zipworld South Wales

Clyne Gardens

Lovely victorian gardens with amazing Rhododendrons in Spring.

Clyne Gardens

Singleton Park

As well as being a botanical garden they also put in big music events throughout the year.

Singleton Park

Swimming Pool & Water Park

Big public swimming pool with slides, wave machine etc

The LC Swansea


Only a small one for under 12s

Blackill Lido

Fly a Plane

Gower Flight Centre

Visit a Vineyard

Wales has over thirty vineyards. The nearest one to the cottage is Glyndwr Vineyard in the Vale of Glamorgan. They do tours with lunch included. 1 hour drive from the cottage.

Taste some local Gin

Visit the pretty Gower Gin Garden at Port Enynon The Gower Gin Company 35 mins drive


Cinema & Co

Indie Cinema with cool sofa seats

La Charatte

The World’s smallest Cinema


York Street, Swansea


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