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What's on this Easter Holidays

What's on this Easter Holidays

With spring on it's way and the Easter holidays just around the corner, we've got a lot going on in the Gower and Swansea over the next few months. Perfect for all the family to enjoy.

Love History? Come and explore Gower’s Castles…

Love History? Come and explore Gower’s Castles…

Gower Castles include; Oystemouth Castle, Pennard Castle, Weobley Castle, Loughor Castle and Swansea Castle. All Castle locations are surrounded by beautiful footpaths, walking opportunities and site seeing which is great for a family adventure.

Spring 2017, Gower Beaches:

Spring 2017, Gower Beaches:

The cold dark days of winter are beginning to end and the lighter sunnier spring time is fast approaching. This is a great time to get the family together and take a break to enjoy the warming temperatures outside. The Gowers natural beauty is a perfect outdoor adventure for all so why not come and visit the waves this spring.

Valentine's Day in the Gower

Valentine's Day in the Gower

Fancy an escape this Valentine’s day? Why not rest and relax with your loved ones and come and enjoy the beautiful Gower and what it has to offer! Here are some activities to enjoy this romantic season.

Gower Events, The Year Ahead 2017

Gower Events, The Year Ahead 2017

Want an excuse to come to the Gower this year? Well why not take a look at what events are happening throughout 2017.

Visit Swansea’s Grand Theatre this Christmas….

Visit Swansea’s Grand Theatre this Christmas….

Love going to the theatre? Well why not see what The Swansea Grand Theatre has to offer this Christmas.

Love eating out? Come and enjoy Swansea’s great restaurants this Christmas…

Love eating out? Come and enjoy Swansea’s great restaurants this Christmas…

Here are some great Christmassy restaurant offers the Gower has to offer. Don't miss out!

Waterfront Winterland returns this Christmas...

Waterfront Winterland returns this Christmas...

Come and join us in the Gower this festive season as we welcome back the award-winning Waterfront Winterland!

Don’t miss the German Beer Festival this October!

Don’t miss the German Beer Festival this October!

Calling all Beer lovers, come and visit the German Beer Festival on Saturday 22nd October.

Join us for our famous Gower Cider Festival this October!

Join us for our famous Gower Cider Festival this October!

Love Cider? Why not visit the Gower Cider Festival Saturday 8th October & Sunday 9th October.

4 Fun Sports to get you Active this Autumn in the Gower!

4 Fun Sports to get you Active this Autumn in the Gower!

Fancy getting active this autumn? If so why not come and visit the Gower to enjoy whats on offer.

Why Visit the Gower this Halloween....

Why Visit the Gower this Halloween....

Why not do something different this Halloween and come to the Gower. Here's whats happening this Halloween...

We're Moving!

We're Moving!

"We know that by relocating Gower Getaways so that it is surrounded by gallery space, will improve the experience for our customers and our staff"

3 Reasons to Visit The Gower This Summer

3 Reasons to Visit The Gower This Summer

Take a break and read through our top suggestions on what to do in the Gower this summer...

What's on in June

What's on in June

Here's What's on the the Gower and surrounding areas over the next month of so.

Don't miss the Gower Food Festival this May!

Don't miss the Gower Food Festival this May!

On the 29th to the 30th of May, The Gower Good Food Festival will be back for it's fith year at the Gower Heritage Centre.

What does Summercliffe have to offer?

What does Summercliffe have to offer?

Summerclifee is situated right next to the beautiful Caswell Bay. Here's a bit about what you could expect from a visit to there...

Competition

Competition

As well as our donation from the bookings of our Summercliffe Chalets, we'll also be running a competition...

Summercliffe Chalet Park supports the London Marathon

Summercliffe Chalet Park supports the London Marathon

As the London Marathon draws closer, and Managing Director of Gower Getaways, Andrew Hilton gets ready to run for MND research, we've decided to give a donation for every booking we get through the newsletter for Summercliffe Chalet to his bid to raise money for such a great cause.

Gower's Best Dog-Friendly Pubs

Gower's Best Dog-Friendly Pubs

With miles of coastline, trails, hills and woodland, Gower is one of the most diversely beautiful areas in South Wales, which is why so many visitors enjoy exploring and discovering it with their four-legged friends. After a long stroll through fallen leaves in Bishopswood, or a run around on the sand of Three Cliffs Bay, tired feet and paws need a place to unwind before heading home. To help you find that perfect spot for an end of the day pint, here are 5 of our favourite dog-friendly pubs in Gower and Swansea Bay:

5 Reasons why Gower is for more than just Summer Holidays

5 Reasons why Gower is for more than just Summer Holidays

Gower is a gem on the South Wales coastline. With the lively and cultural village of Mumbles at one end, and the award-winning Rhosilli Bay at the other, this 13 mile long peninsular is a true haven for those longing to get away from everyday life, and with great connections to the M4, we get plenty of visitors during the summer holidays when you can undoubtably see the Gower coast in its best light.

Rhiannon Takes to the Rock with Gower Adventures

Rhiannon Takes to the Rock with Gower Adventures

Last month, new member of the Gower Getaways team Rhiannon experienced her first taste of rock climbing at the beautiful Three Cliffs Bay with Gower Adventures. Here's how she got on!

This tea room must be on your to do list.

This tea room must be on your to do list.

Well if a cafe is not to be missed this is the one, you just have to read their reviews on Trip Advisor to get a sense of just how consistently good this tea room is.

Gower Weather

Gower Weather

Wales and the South West of England has a bit of a reputation for rain, but here on Gower we are lucky enough to benefit from a micro climate which means we have much better weather than the Swansea weather forecast would suggest. As a rule the further onto Gower you go the better the weather.

Gower Beach in top 3 of Trip Advisor European Beaches

Gower Beach in top 3 of Trip Advisor European Beaches

Rhosilli Bay has won yet another top title. This time Third Best Beach in Europe as voted by Trip Advisor. We are very pleased here at Gower Getaways that once again Rhosilli gets such recognition.

Mouse hunt at the Museum

Mouse hunt at the Museum

My four year old daughter has never visited Swansea Museum and so I thought I would take her on a special ‘girls day out’ with Mummy all to herself, but I was not the only mummy she would be encountering that afternoon. Swansea Museum is the beautiful Neo Classical building you pass on Oystermouth Road...

Visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales

Visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales

This is an ideal time of year to visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales, you can bask in the Mediterranean warmth of the huge glass dome, full of the botanical rarities from the warmer parts of the world, there is even a cafe amongst the fragrant...

Munch of Mumbles

Munch of Mumbles

The dedicated team here at Gower Getaways like to keep abreast of any dining developments in Gower and we rushed to try out ‘Munch,’ the new restaurant just opened near South End Gardens in Mumbles.

Gower at Christmas

As December approaches fast with it’s panic of where shall we go, who will we spend it with or could we just escape to a cottage away from all the fracas and brash consumerism, to have the perfect winter break, a magical Christmas and rejuvinating...

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