Horton is a very pretty little village in South Gower, set on a steep hill that stretches down to the beautiful beach.
Horton shares the bay with Port Eynon which is located at the Western end.
Like many Gower villages its roots are mainly agricultural, but Horton also has a long connection with the lifeboat and Methodism.
In the centre of the bay are two orange buoys that mark the remains of the Prince Ivanhoe. The Prince Ivanhoe was used a pleasure craft, but on the 3rd August 1981 it hit something just off the edge of Port Eynon Point. The skipper assessed the situation and as they were quickly taking on water, “… the vessel was turned quickly around and came right up onto the beach!”, according to one onlooker.
Beautiful traditional 18th century cottage set in the heart of Horton village. Only 5 minutes walk to idyllic, sandy, blue flag beach. Suitable for 2 people. French doors to garden and stone balcony with sea views.
Beautiful, spacious accommodation sleeping 2. Pretty garden with sea views. Five minutes’ walk to Horton / Porteynon beach.
B&B with a warm welcome. Situated 5 mins. walk from beautiful Horton beach & many spectacular cliff walks. Attractive Dble room with ensuite shower/ toilet. A private lounge.. Garden with sea views. No pets/smoking.
Beautiful barn conversion sleeping up to 5 people in 2 bedrooms (1 double & 1 room with a double and a single bed). On the seafront in Horton. No smoking or pets.
Spacious self contained, two storey 2 bed apartment with balcony from which you can see the sea off the dining room. Sleeping up to 6 people (1 double, 1 twin room, 1 sofa bed). Bed linen & towels provided. No smoking or pets. fantastic location for beach (minute walk.
Spacious open plan fully fitted kitchen 2 bedrooms ground floor apartment sleeping up to 6. Stunning 30ft lounge/diner opening onto private patio and BBQ area. Fabulous bathroom with bath and extra large shower. No smoking or pets. Ideal location for beach holiday.
Recently refurbished 3 bedroom (1 double, 2 twin) fishermen’s cottage with a large garden and relaxing decking area. Ideal Gower base. Log burners. No indoor smoking. Pets welcome.
Set in a quiet location, sleeping 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms (1 double en-suite and 2 twin rooms). 4 mins flat walk to Horton’s safe sandy beach. No smoking. Pets by arrangement.
Set in the beautiful village of Horton on the tip of the Gower Peninsula, The Hollies is a front line property just 30 metres from the beach; offering 2 self-catering apartments. The large garden is open to visiting families and safe and ideal for children’s play area.
Traditional spacious farmhouse sleeps 10 in five en suite rooms. Two sitting rooms, dining room seating ten, conservatory, utility, large kitchen. Minutes away from a safe sandy beach, ideal for walking, surfing, cyclists or just relaxing.
Fabulous house just 2 mins walk to award winning beach. Sleeps 9-10 in 4 bedrooms. Family bathroom, separate shower room, large well equipped kitchen/dining room, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, conservatory, Log fire, off street parking for 3 cars, lovely garden.
Fab large family house 5 mins walk to the beach. Sleeps 10-12 in 5 bedrooms. 2 bathrooms, large well equipped kitchen, range cooker, fridge, freezer, d/washer, microwave. w/m, dryer. Table tennis room. Large garden. Wifi, cot, highchair. Pets welcome.
Horton attracts many visitors each year. The beach is only a minute or so walk from the car park, through the sand dunes.
The church is cruciform in shape, with an embattled western tower, and the nave and chancel date from the early 12th century.
Horton Methodist Chapel is situated at the top of the hill in Horton, next to the village hall, only a minutes’ drive from the beach. Everyone is welcome.
The Sands is a vast expanse of sand and rock pools surrounded by cliffs, at the Eastern end of Port Eynon Bay. At very low tide it is possible to scramble over the rocks from The Cove into The Sands, but it is advisable to keep a close eye on the tide at all times.
Please view the area map below to get your bearings and familiarise yourself with the roads. The table shows the approximate travelling times by car, from Horton, to the various villages.
Map of the Gower Peninsula
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