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Whether you like delving into history or being immersed in culture; prefer life at a slower pace or looking for the perfect holiday to share with your furry friend, Gower has something special to offer you.

We have a stack of historical sites, art galleries and family and dog friendly attractions.  Find the thing that interests you and add it to ‘My Holiday’ by clicking on the heart.

Have a question?  Contact us at Gower Holidays – we’re always happy to help if we can.

Arthur’s Stone

Reynoldston, Swansea, SA3 1EL

Arthur’s Stone is a Neolithic tomb. There are many legends and tales associated with it. One in particular speaks of a local miller, who cut a piece off the stone to use as a millstone, but once it was apart, was too heavy to move.


Attic Art Gallery

Maritime Quarter, Swansea, SA1 3XL

Situated in Swansea’s maritime quarter, Attic Gallery is one of Wales’ leading privately run galleries. Established in 1962, the gallery represents some of Wales leading artists. There is a lively and continuing exhibition programme with both single artist and group shows.


Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Crynant, Neath, SA10 8SN

Explore the colliery buildings and learn what it was like for miners working underground. Free parking.


Culver Hole

Port Eynon, Swansea, SA3 1NN
Below the cliffs at Port Eynon where the castle is once believed to have stood, is Culver Hole. This rather unusual cave, between two rock faces has a masonry wall. There is a staircase inside that leads up to four floors. Legend links it to the castle and also as a safe...

Dunvant Male Voice Choir

Dunvant, Swansea, SA2 7UX
Côr Meibion Dyfnant / Dunvant Male Choir has the unique achievement of 125 years of unbroken history, enjoying the distinction of being the oldest in Wales with a continuous history. It was formed in January 1895 by a group of miners, steelworkers and quarrymen from the members of Ebeneze...

Dylan Thomas Centre

Somerset Place, Swansea, SA1 1RR

Open 10am – 4.30pm, seven days a week, the Dylan Thomas Centre celebrates the life and work of Swansea’s world-famous poet with audio recordings, manuscripts, photos and year round events.


Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Alexandra Road, Swansea, SA1 5DZ

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery reopened in October 2016 following a major redevelopment to transform and conserve the 1911 Grade II* listed building. New galleries have been added alongside expert conservation studios and collection store, providing a fully accessible, welco


Loughor Castle

Loughor, Swansea, SA4 6TR

Only the tower remains of this 12th Century castle, yet Loughor Castle has much history in its stone walls and has a big story to tell.


Mission Art Gallery

Maritime Quarter, Swansea, SA1 1TY

Mission Gallery has developed a reputation for dynamic and distinctive programming, to present excellence across the visual arts, applied arts and craft, from across Wales and beyond.


National Waterfront Museum

Maritime Quarter, Swansea, SA1 1SN

The National Waterfront Museum tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years. Using a mix of interactive technology and real objects, the Museum shows Wales at work from the Industrial Revolution onward.


Oxwich Castle

Oxwich, Swansea, SA3 1ND

Despite its name, Oxwich Castle is actually a fortified Tudor manor house. Built upon and inspired by an existing 13th and 14th century ruin, Sir Rice Mansel constructed his impressive mansion in the early 16th century.


Parc-le-Breos Burial Chamber

Parkmill, Swansea,

This partly restored Neolithic burial chamber is located seven miles south-west of Swansea in what now is known as Coed y Parc Cwm on the Gower Peninsula. The 6,000-year-old cromlech was found to have been in use for between 300 and 800 years.


Paviland Cave

Rhossili, Swansea, SA3 1PE

Paviland Cave – whose real name is “Goat’s Hole” is one of the most famous archaeological sites in Britain.  It is best known for the “Red Lady of Paviland” (a headless skeleton of a man, mistakenly identified as a woman, stained red with ochre) who lived 18000 years ago.


Pennard Castle

Southgate, Swansea, SA3 2EP
Pennard Castle, a Grade 2 listed building, is a ruined Norman castle standing high on the cliffs overlooking Three Cliffs Bay and Pennard Burrows.  The views from the castle are regarded as being some of, if not the best, on Gower. The castle was first built in 1107 by Henry de Beaumont, Earl of Warwick after ...

Rhossili Gallery

Rhossili, Swansea, SA3 1PL

Rhossili Gallery offers visitors to Gower a range of original paintings, limited edition prints, ceramics, glassware, sculptures and jewellery, much of which is produced on Gower. Specialists in wedding rings. Open all year round.


St Mary’s Chapel, Penmaen Burrows

Penmaen, Swansea, SA3 2HH
The above photo shows the remaining foundations of the (possibly besanded) medieval chapel of St Mary which was abandoned by 1320.   St Mary’s Chapel, Penmaen Burrows was the original church of Penmaen and had connections with the castle at Penmaen (the ringwork remains which lay opposite Pennard Castle).  It is possible that St Mary’...

Swansea Castle

Castle Street, Swansea, SA1 1DW

Sitting at the top of the now bustling Wind Street, it’s hard to imagine Swansea Castle amongst its true historical surroundings. What is visible now is only a glimpse of what it once was as the castle once reached from Caer Street all the way up to Welcome Lane.


Swansea Museum

Maritime Quarter, Swansea, SA1 1SN

Swansea Museum is home to important archaeological collections and very fine ceramics collections not to mention the Egyptian Mummy – Hun.


The Egypt Centre

Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP

The Egypt Centre, Museum of Egyptian Antiquities was opened in 1998. It can be found on Swansea University’s Singleton Campus. It contains the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in Wales, some 5,500 objects. Free Admission.


Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary

Abercrave, Swansea Valley, SA9 1UD

A place of safety for homeless and abused animals from across the world. Come and see the work we are doing to help make animal suffering a thing of the past. Make your mate a primate.


Weobley Castle

Llanrhidian, Swansea, SA3 1HB

Weobley Castle is a castle with a view. Once the proud home of the refined de la Bere family, the fortified manor house is located on the picturesque Gower Peninsula and overlooks the Llanrhidian salt marshes and Loughor Estuary.


Worms Head

Rhossili, Swansea, SA3 1PL

The most photographed part of Gower, Worms Head, stretches out to sea and becomes an island when the tide comes in.