Located on the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and near to Mumbles and Swansea city centre, The Penthouse is surrounded by many attractions – including varied beaches from Rotherslade to Three Cliffs and Worms Head, and all the following activities.

Mountain Biking & Cycling in Swansea and Gower


The Gower is a particularly lovely section of the Wales Coastal Path and The Penthouse is well situated for a wide range of walks, to explore the coast or the inland river and upland areas of the peninsula.

The Penthouse has details of walks to suit all tastes and energy levels, from gentle strolls on well surfaced paths to more challenging hikes.

360° Beach and Watersports in Swansea

Watersports & Beaches

Swansea and Gower have some beautiful beaches that are perfect for watersports.

Swansea Bay has a new Beach and Watersports Centre offering activities from power kiting to beach volleyball.

LC2 (Leisure Centre and Indoor Waterpark) and National Pool in Swansea


When it’s too cold to swim in the sea Swansea has the only Olympic sized swimming pool in Wales, or if that seems too energetic there is a leisure pool complete with water slides at the leisure centre.

Langland Bay Golf Club, Gower


Swansea and Gower have a good range of golf courses for all abilities.

Mountain Biking & Cycling in Swansea and Gower

Mountain Biking & Cycling

As part of the National Cycle Network and Celtic Trail West, Swansea Bay offers a range of traffic-free cycle and mountain biking routes.

If you want adventure, don’t miss a trip to Afan Forest Park, recently listed as one of the world’s ‘Top 10 places to ride’ by Mountain Bike Rider magazine and top 10 for UK biking holidays by Mountain Biking UK magazine. The park's mountain biking trails all boast challenging single-track descents, monster climbs and spectacular views over the South Wales valleys.

Perriswood Archery and Falconry Centre

Archery & Falconry

Perriswood Archery and Falconry Centre is situated in the heart of Gower over-looking Oxwich Bay. They offer a range of activities for all ages. Archery sessions are available all day, everyday either on the outdoor or indoor ranges.

They also offer falconry experiences from watching a display, handling their stunning birds of prey to half or whole day ‘hawk walks’ where you will have your own Harris hawk flying freely with you.

Horse Riding at Clyne Farm, Swansea

Horse Riding

Swansea has a range of riding stables offering riding lessons and hacks for all ages and abilities.

Langland’s Brasserie at Langland Bay, Gower

Eating Out

Swansea and Gower have many good restaurants, including some featured in the Which? Good Food Guide.

Suggesting restaurants is difficult since tastes vary so much, but we have listed some and we are happy to make reservations for you before you arrive to avoid disappointment.


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