Family Attractions

Blackpill Lido | Gower Getaways

Blackpill Lido

The Blackpill Lido is great fun for children, located right next to the promenade, many hours can be spent splashing around in the shallow pool with water jets and fountains to play in and a rubber beach area to sit on. The lido is neighbour to a large play area and there is often a giant bouncy castle set up in the summer. Mums and dads can indulge in something nice to eat at the Junction cafe which overlooks it all. Read More

Folly Farm | Gower Getaways

Folly Farm

Winner of the Best Family Day Out in Wales and Premier Family Day Out in Pembrokeshire awards, Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo is well worth a trip out West for.

With its very own zoo which is home to the only giraffes in Wales, a huge indoor vintage fairground, the Jolly Barn where you can make farmyard friends and a whole host of indoor and outdoor adventure play, it really isn't a cliche to say there's something for everyone. With 50% of the rides and attractions undercover, Folly Farm is also perfect on a rainy day or when you just need some shade. 

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GoApe | Gower Getaways


Situated in Pembrey Country Park, GoApe is the UK’s number one tree-top adventure. Each ticket allows 3 hours in the trees, taking on zip wires, Tarzan swings, rope ladders and a variety of high-wire crossings, all set in beautiful forest surroundings.
Everyone is fitted with a safety harness and given a full safety training by one of the trained instructors.
So if you want to release your inner ape... this really could be an experience you will never forget!
Adult ticket £30
Child ticket £20

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Gower Heritage Centre | Gower Getaways

Gower Heritage Centre

The Gower Heritage Centre is a nice way to spend an afternoon. The centre is built around restored 12th century water powered corn and saw mill, with exhibits of antique farm machinery a couple of craft shops and a mini woolen mill.

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Mini Media Kids Creative Workshops | Gower Getaways

Mini Media Kids Creative Workshops

NEW Activities for Kids on Gower  - Outdoor and Indoor Activities with Mini-Media Art & Adventure Days

Fancy a relaxing day without the children but want them to experience a fantastic day? Mini-Media Art & Adventure Days

offer fantastic skills based activities for children aged 8 -12 years, based in Mumbles the workshops are also recommended

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Monkey Music | Gower Getaways

Monkey Music

Monkey Music provides award-winning music classes for babies and young children which are designed to nurture their innate love of music, to educate and to entertain. Read More

National Botanic Gardens of Wales | Gower Getaways

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

The National Botanic Gardens of Wales is approximately 30 minutes drive from Swansea and is a beautiful place to visit. It has an amazing collection of over 8000 different plant varieties, spread across 560 acres of beautiful countryside. The centre has developed a stunning range of themed gardens that appeal to a wide range of visitors, from those who just love the sight and smells of flowers to those who want to know about medicinal plants or the latest DNA research into plant evolution. 

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National Wetlands Centre | Gower Getaways

National Wetlands Centre

The award-winning National Wetland Centre Wales is situated on the northern shore of the Burry Inlet, with stunning views over the estuary and Gower. Whether you’re a serious bird watcher or just looking for fun and relaxation, you can enjoy a day of discovery, whatever the weather and whatever the season.

The centre is home to countless wild species and you can get close to some of the world’s most spectacular ducks, geese, swans and flamingos, many so tame they feed from the hand. Watch a multitude of birds all year round in the comfort of our all weather hides.

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Pembrey Country Park | Gower Getaways

Pembrey Country Park

A beautiful country park located on the famous beach of the same name. There are 200 hectares of parkland to explore. Fun for kids include two adventure playgrounds, a narrow gauge railway, there is a dry ski slope and toboggans. Go Ape, the tree top assault course, is located in the park as well as a pitch and put golf course, cafes and kiosk.

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Perriswood Archery & Falconry Centre | Gower Getaways

Perriswood Archery & Falconry Centre

Being a family run business, Perriswood is located near the beautiful, child friendly beach Oxwich Bay. Perriswood offers a wide variety of activities for all ages!
For anyone interested in birds of prey, you won’t be disappointed - you can learn all about your favourite birds while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of Perriswood. Under the watchful eye from experienced and trained staff, everyone can take part in learning archery which is a great activity for all the family.

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Skidz Karting | Gower Getaways

Skidz Karting

Fancy an injection of adrenaline during your holiday? Skidz could be just what you need. Swansea’s indoor karting track with karts for all ages and abilities and tracks to challenge all types of drivers with our Grand Prix and Endurance options. Large and small groups catered for, corporate events and parties. Comfortable cafe and viewing area.

Just arrive and drive or pre book 01792 580927.

Find them just off Carmarthen Road near Fforestfach Park and Ride.

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The LC | Gower Getaways

The LC

The LC is Wales’ biggest indoor water park. Read More

The Swansea Bay Rider | Gower Getaways

The Swansea Bay Rider

The Swansea Bay Rider is a land train which runs between Southend Gardens in Mumbles and Blackpill Lido on bank holiday weekends in May and throughout the Summer. The Land Train is a playful homage to the Historic Mumbles Railway, the world’s first tram system, which ran the length of the prom and opened more than 200 years ago. Sadly it was decommissioned in the 1960s and is still missed, but now we have the Swansea Bay Rider to fill the gap and whilst it in no way measures up to its famous ancestor it is fun and the kids love it.

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Wales National Pool Swansea | Gower Getaways

Wales National Pool Swansea

Wales National Pool Swansea is Wales' only 50m swimming pool and is used to host competitions and to train the national team. But don't be intimidated, as the pool offers something for every swimmer whatever their level. The pool has a state of the art movable floor which allows families to enjoy Splash and Play sessions along side lane swimming for the more accomplished swimmers.

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