Land Based Activities

Horse Riding is thoroughly recommended and is a great way to explore Gower. We recommend you book this in advance as it can get booked up during summer months.

Archery can be a great day out for both adults and children. This centre is also home to a falconry centre and is definitely recommended.

There are lots of really good golf courses in Gower including FairwoodPennard and Langland Golf Course.

For the more daring there is Mountain boardingPaintballing and Clyne Farm Activity Centre offering a great mud assault course.

 

Water Sports and Boat Trips

Antur Outdoor provide a number of activities which are highly recommended by the King’s Head staff. Why not try coasteering, gorgewalking, kayaking, climbing or abseiling? They even offer surfing and bush craft and can cater for all your needs.

Gower Coast Adventures offers several boat trips around Gower and offers a great view of Gower, marine life and Gower history.

If you don’t mind getting wet try Euphoria for all your water sports from sailing, to water skiing, to wake boarding.

Kite Boarding is also available for the more adventurous.

There are many surf schools in Gower WSF and GSD and PJ’s Surf shop just opposite caters for all your equipment needs.

The LC offers a great day out for the family. The LC includes Wales’ biggest indoor water park with a network of pools, rides and slides, including the a one-of-a-kind surf simulator, the Boardrider. There is also a 4 storey, aquatic themed, interactive play area and 30ft indoor climbing wall.

 

Days out in Gower and Swansea

Gower Heritage Centre offers a great start to get a feel for Gowers Heritage. The centre is a visitor attraction & rural life museum based around a working 12th century water-mill.

Pennard Castle is the remains of a Norman Castle standing high of the cliffs overlooking Pennard Burrows & Three Cliffs Bay.

National Waterfront Museum is situated in the Maritime Quarter in Swansea. It is a fabuous demostration of how indusrty & innovation have affected the lives of poeple in Wales over the last 300 years.

Swansea Museum is also in the Maritime Quarter and is the oldest museum in Wales. It is a real treasure house of the ordinary and extraordinary from Swansea past & present.

Dylan Thomas Centre is a permanent exhibition Centre dedicated to the life and work of Dylan Thomas. It also has a cosy cafe and a book shop.

1940s Swansea has an actual indoor street from the 1940s with clothes and uniforms of the period to dress up in, don’t forget you camera when you visit!

Dan-Yr-Ogof Caves is the National Show Caves centre for Wales and has won an impressive amount of awards including being voted Britains Finest Natural Wonder.
35 miles approx journey time 1hr 15mins

Welsh Botanic Gardens opened in May 2000 making it the first national botanic garden to be created in the new millennium. Voted for many awards including ‘No1 Garden to visit in Wales’
30miles approx journey time 1hr 15mins

Folly Farm is another award winning attraction which is a great day out for the kids, not only does it have all your farm animal favourites but a zoo and a fair!
60miles approx journey time 1hr 45mins

The Chocolate Factory, Booking is essential for the visitor centre & is great for the kids and chocoholics alike.
17miles approx journey time 40mins

St Fagans is one of Europe’s leading open air museums & Wales most popular heritage attraction. With historical buildings, (even one from Llangennith), a living museum, Castle and Gardens it is definately worth a visit.
57miles approx journey time 1hr 30mins

Penderyn Distillery offers a visitor centre for you to see how the famous penderyn whiskies are produced, barelled, finished & nurtured until they are ready for distribution. So go on then take a journey through the history of Penderyn.
42miles approx journey time 1hr 20mins

The Gower Show is traditionally the first Sunday in August and this year it is on the 9th of August. It is held in the beautiful grounds of Penrice Castle Park. It is a traditional country show which is a lovely day out.
Less than 7miles approx journey time under 10mins