Attractions & Activities
Gower Heritage Centre
The centre is located in the village of Parkmill, 8 miles west of Swansea. It is based around an historic 800 year old water powered corn and saw mill complex together with craft workshops that revive local rural trades. It is a popular venue for families and tourists of all ages. There are displays and exhibitions of rural history and heritage of Gower, a farming museum, large tea rooms and the children's puppet workshop and theatre.
www.gowerheritagecentre.co.uk · Tel: 01792 371206
The Dylan Thomas Centre
The Dylan Thomas Centre is based in Swansea and is the focal point for studies and events based around Dylan Thomas. It has a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas and his life, as well as a shop stuffed with books, posters and memorabilia. The Centre is also home to the Ty Llen literature programme which puts on many literary events throughout the year, including the annual Dylan Thomas Festival during October and November.
www.dylanthomas.com · Tel: 01792 463980
The Chocolate Factory
Come and visit The Chocolate Factory we hold regular tours throughout the year. Our tours include interesting chocolaty facts with plenty of sampling along the way, please see our website for dates and more information. Bookings are essential to guarantee admission. During busy periods visitors without reservations may be turned away.
www.thechocfactory.com · Tel: 01792 561617
Gower Sport Flying
Get your adrenaline rush with a microflight over Gower! In addition to the excitement of squeezing into a small aeroplane and taking off from the bumpy Gower Common at Swansea Airport, you will be rewarded with wonderful bird's eye views of the Peninsula. Relax and let yourself be guided around on a 30-minute flight adventure or take control and fly the aircraft yourself (under supervision of a qualified pilot of course!).
www.swansea-sport-flying.co.uk · Tel: 01792 208933
Is on the Approved Outdoor activity providers list for the Welsh Tourist Board. All coaches are CRB certified by the City and County of Swansea. SurfGSD is the only 4 star approved British Surfing School in Wales offering surfing courses for all abilities from absolute beginner to advanced. We provide all the surfing equipment that you require and can offer surf lessons at various locations including: Rhossili Bay, Llangennith Beach and Caswell Beach.
www.surfgsd.com · Tel: 01792 360370
Gower Coast Adventure
Take part in a breathtaking tour of the Gower Coastline including Worms Head, Mumbles, Port Eynon and Three Cliffs Bay. Encounter a wealth of marine wildlife including seals at play in their natural habitat, hear fascinating tales from local history and admire the scenery that inspired Dylan Thomas's most renowned poetry. All with a unique thrill as we skim across open water.
www.gowercoastadventures.co.uk · Tel: 07866 250440
Perris Wood Archery Centre
Is located in Penmaen on the beautiful Gower Peninsula West of Swansea. Learn the ancient skill of archery under the expert tuition and supervision of one of our qualified instructors in the only centre of its kind in South Wales.The centre is open all year round with indoor and outdoor ranges. Tel: 01792 371661
Euphoria Sailing & Watersports For all
Based on the Gower Peninsula at Oxwich Bay and Swansea Marina we offer watersports as well as YHA courses for water skiing and sailing to power boat trips and wakeboarding. Family activity holiday and corporate packages are also available as well as a comprehensive boat and equipment hire service. Tel: 01792 234502
Parc Le Breos Riding Centre
Located in Penmaen Gower in the 70 acre grounds of a former deer park belonging to the estate of William de Breos Norman Lord of Gower, our award winning guides have an unrivalled knowledge of the best trails and local conditions, they will also share with you their knowledge of local culture, history and traditions in a pleasurable atmosphere. Tel: 01792 371636