Local Area

The Gower

The Gower Peninsula, with its beautiful sandy beaches and stunning cliff walks, was Britain’s first designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Local Services

Horton has a small grocery shop (open between April and October) for basic provisions and newspapers, and Bank Farm camp site has a bar.

Scurlage, a 5 minute drive away, has a good village shop with post office, a pick-your-own, a fish & chip shop and pharmacy.

Knelston, a 10 minute drive away, has a petrol station with a supermarket.

Port Eynon has a post office, a pub, a restaurant, fish & chip shops and a shop for holiday souvenirs and beach equipment.

Penclawdd in North Gower has two good-quality butchers selling locally reared meat and a well-supplied supermarket.

Swansea has all the usual supermarkets and a well-recommended indoor market selling a wide variety of local produce. There are excellent fishmongers, fruit & veg stalls, butchers and laverbread stalls (the local seaweed dish!).

The nearest hospital is Singleton Hospital in Sketty and an accident and emergency unit is at Morriston Hospital in Swansea.

The nearest police station can be found in Penmaen.

Places To Eat

There is a good variety of places to eat in Gower and Swansea

Restaurants:
La Braseria, Swansea
Brasserie style food
http://www.labraseria.com/

Fairy Hill Hotel, Fairy Hill
Modern European
http://www.fairyhill.net/restaurant.cfm

Maes yr Haf, Shepherds
Local modern
http://maes-yr-haf.com

The Welcome to Town, Llandridian
Local & traditional
http://www.thewelcometotown.co.uk/index.html

Pubs:
The King Arthur, Reynoldston
Pub & restaurant food
http://www.kingarthurhotel.co.uk

The Helvitia, Worms Head Hotel, Rhosilli
Pub & restaurant food
http://www.thewormshead.co.uk/Rhossili_Helvetia_Bar.html

Oxwich Bay Hotel, Oxwich
Pub food – best to eat outdoors
http://www.oxwichbayhotel.co.uk/restaurant1.htm

Fish and Chips:
The Captain’s Table, Port Eynon

Chips Ahoy, Scurlage