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  2. South Wales
  3. Cardiff
  4. Gower Peninsula

Gower Peninsula: Full Day South Wales Tour from Cardiff

Product ID: 167759
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Tour the Gower Peninsular which was made the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956. Stroll the sandy beaches, hike along the coastal path, touch an ancient monument and enjoy lunch in Rhossili.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See outstanding views of the South Wales coastline
  • Take a leisurely hike along the coastal path
  • Stop at an 18th century lighthouse
  • Explore the beauty of Rhossili Bay and the serpent in the sea
  • Visit museum exhibits which include vintage cars, a mono plane and a Victorian bicycle
  • Enjoy views of the estuary, salt marshes and moorland
Full description
Enjoy a fun packed day visiting the beautiful Gower Peninsula, where you can stroll along the beaches, enjoy plenty of fresh air, and feel re-energized. The tour starts with a short visit to the Swansea Marina and the National Waterfront Museum. The museum has a diverse range of exhibits to appeal to all age groups and interests. Next, take a journey overlooking Swansea Bay, travel through charming villages before stopping at an 18th-century lighthouse.

Next, visit Gower Peninsular, the UK's first designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' with the chance to explore sandy beaches, hike along coastal paths and take the all-important photographs from the high limestone clifftops. Stop at one of the best beaches in Wales, Rhossili and enjoy free time to walk the coastal path to view the 'serpent in the sea'. Enjoy the breathtaking views overlooking Rhossili Bay and take an energetic hike to the top of the highest point in the Gower for spectacular views of Rhossili Bay. 

After you have the chance to enjoy lunch at a selection of cafeterias, bistro and pubs, or you can bring a packed lunch to make the most of your time here. The final stop is in the northern region at one of the highest viewpoints on the Gower Peninsular which overlooks salt marshes and the estuary. The area has vast expanses of moorland occupied by sheep, cattle and wild ponies and it is only a short walk to touch an ancient monument.  
Includes
  • Tour with an experienced, friendly and knowledgeable driver and guide
  • Air-conditioned mini coach
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet on the front step of the National Museum Cardiff at 8:50 AM. The post code for your Sat Nav is CF10 3NP.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear hiking boots or trainers and suitable clothing for British weather
• Please note there are no chargeable entrance fees
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 16 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Product ID: 167759