Land Based Activities
Trail running and rambling is the best way to discover Gower, get back to nature and explore the rugged coastline and contours of the land taking only pictures and leaving only footprints. We have a host of mapped out walks and runs for you to choose from and specific trail running weekends if you want to explore the Gower with our experienced trail running guides.
Archery can be a great day out for both adults and children. Perriswood is also home to a falconry centre which we recommend you visit.
Mountain boarding is not for the faint-hearted, caters from beginners to the more advanced and offers a range of packages to suit all your needs.
Gower Tours – Experience an unforgettable Gower tour they will take you on an outstanding adventure along the Gower coast and show you some of its most prized possessions.
Clyne Farm Activity Centre offers a vast range of activities both indoor and outdoor. Choose from archery, indoor climbing, bushcraft, gorge walking canoeing, pony trekking, raft building, rock climbing, and an excellent mud assault course. There is sure to be something for everyone at Clyne, whether you are visiting on your own or in a group.
Gower kite centre has a range of kites from the Sunday afternoon fun flyers to the serious power kites and mountain boards.
Dyrad Bushcraft is dedicated to providing the highest standard of Wilderness Bushcraft training. As well as teaching traditional skills and crafts, they strive to ensure the most advanced techniques and equipment are being used from around the world. You will be guaranteed to have a pleasant and memorable experience.
Golf Courses in Gower
Pennard golf course is one of the most impressive links courses around with outstanding views over Three Cliffs Bay and Oxwich.
Fairwood golf course is situated in 150 acres of fabulous woodland and the only golf course in the County to have hosted a PGA event. Being the flattest course on Gower, it attracts the keen golfers and golfers from right across the entire age spectrum.
Gower golf course was designed by the highly respected Donald Steel and has been overlaid onto rolling countryside to create a spectacular 18 hole challenge utilising every available feature.
Water Sports and Boat Trips
RipnRock provides a number of activities which are highly recommended by the King’s Head. Look out for our partnered adventure weekends if you prefer organised fun with like minded adventurers! Why not try coasteering, gorge walking, canyoning, climbing or abseiling? They even offer surfing and team building and can cater for all your needs.
Gower Coast Adventures offers several boat trips around Gower and offers a great view of Gower, marine life and Gower history.
Kite Boarding is also available for the more adventurous.
PJ’s Surf shop just opposite caters for all your equipment needs. From surf hire to purchasing your next surfboard or new wetsuit…
WSF Surf school is the original Llangennith Surf School operating since 1981 and the only one permanently based at the beach. Surf lessons with fully qualified surf instructors with a wealth of teaching experience to suit all ages and abilities from beginner up. Both male and female instructors available who have current DBS/CRB checks.
Gower surf school operates all year round at Caswell Bay, Swansea and during the summer months at Rhossili Bay on Gower. All the surf equipment is provided for free. Surfing is for everyone and a great way to break barriers, build confidence and get fit at the same time.
Days out in Gower and Swansea
Gower Heritage Centre offers a great start to get a feel for Gowers Heritage. The centre is a visitor attraction & rural life museum based around a working 12th-century water-mill.
Pennard Castle is the remains of a Norman Castle standing high of the cliffs overlooking Pennard Burrows & Three Cliffs Bay.
The LC offers a great day out for the family. The LC includes Wales’ biggest indoor water park with a network of pools, rides and slides, including the one-of-a-kind surf simulator, the Boardrider. There is also a 4-story, aquatic themed, interactive play area and 30ft indoor climbing wall.
Wales Airshow is a wonderful family day out with breathtaking aerobatic displays, state-of-the-art military aircraft and vintage planes from the past. The free Wales Airshow returns to Swansea Bay on Saturday, July 6th and Sunday, July 7th 2019.
National Waterfront Museum is situated in the Maritime Quarter in Swansea. It is a fabulous demonstration of how industry & innovation have affected the lives of people in Wales over the last 300 years.
Swansea Museum is also in the Maritime Quarter and is the oldest museum in Wales. It is a real treasure house of the ordinary and extraordinary from Swansea past & present.
Dylan Thomas Centre is a permanent exhibition Centre dedicated to the life and work of Dylan Thomas. It also has a cosy cafe and a book shop.
1940s Swansea has an actual indoor street from the 1940s with clothes and uniforms of the period to dress up in, don’t forget your camera when you visit!
Dan-Yr-Ogof Caves is the National Show Caves centre for Wales and has won an impressive amount of awards including being voted Britains Finest Natural Wonder.
35 miles approx journey time 1hr 15mins
Welsh Botanic Gardens opened in May 2000 making it the first national botanic garden to be created in the new millennium. Voted for many awards including ‘No1 Garden to visit in Wales’
30miles approx journey time 1hr 15mins
Folly Farm is another award-winning attraction which is a great day out for the kids, not only does it have all your farm animal favourites but a zoo and a fair!
60miles approx journey time 1hr 45mins
The Chocolate Factory, Booking is essential for the visitor centre & is great for the kids and chocoholics alike.
17miles approx journey time 40mins
St Fagans is one of Europe’s leading open-air museums & Wales most popular heritage attraction. With historical buildings, (even one from Llangennith), a living museum, Castle, and Gardens it is definitely worth a visit.
57miles approx journey time 1hr 30mins
Penderyn Distillery offers a visitor centre for you to see how the famous Penderyn Whiskeys are produced, barrelled, finished & nurtured until they are ready for distribution. So go on then take a journey through the history of Penderyn.
42miles approx journey time 1hr 20mins
The Gower Show is traditionally the first Sunday in August. It is held in the beautiful grounds of Penrice Castle Park. It is a traditional country show which is a lovely day out.
Less than 7miles approx journey time under 10mins
Call 07379 403 478 or www.gowertours.co.uk Airport / Train Station transfers also available.