Historical Interest

Dylan Thomas Centre | Gower Getaways

Dylan Thomas Centre

The Dylan Thomas Centre is a beautiful building in the Maritime Quarter near to Swansea's museums. There is a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas and his life as well as a restaurant, cafe and bookshop.

During his lifetime, Dylan Thomas wrote many great poems and is also famous for writing the ‘play for voices’ Under Milk Wood and the collection of stories, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog.

The Dylan Thomas Centre is a great place to visit to discover more about Swansea’s most loved poet...

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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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Oystermouth Castle | Gower Getaways

Oystermouth Castle

This is a very fine castle situated in a prominent position in the centre of the Village of Mumbles. With stunning views over the village and Swansea Bay this castle is remarkable in its level of preservation. This has been further enhanced as an extensive conservation program has just come to an end. As well as major preservation work to the fabric of the castle, there are new information panels, a visitors centre and visitors facilities. The castle sits on top of a small hill surrounded by grassy slopes perfect for a picnic and somewhere for the kids to run around. Read More

Weobley Castle | Gower Getaways

Weobley Castle

Most of the surviving buildings of this fortified manor house date from the early 14th Century. Significant additions to the castle were made in the late 15th century whilst under the ownership of Sir Rhys ap Thomas. The building served as a farmhouse from the 17th Century and was placed under the care of the state in 1911.

Along side the castle is a farm shop where you can purchase the famous Gower Salt Mash Lamb.

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