Gower Beaches

  • Bracelet Bay

    Bracelet is the first bay that you reach as you start to travel around the coast from Swansea Bay and around the headland of Mumbles Head. Located at the far side of Mumbles, it is the home to the lighthouse and the coastguard station. Limeslade is a short distance away from Bracelet Bay. From Limeslade a paved footpath continues West along the side of the cliffs to Langland and Rotherslade Bays, this holds breathtaking views...Read more
  • Brandy Cove is located around half a mile West of Caswell Bay, is one of Gower's most infamous beaches and is steeped in history and legend. The beach itself is very small, with sandy stretches only at low tide and possesses a good example of an exposed Pleistocene raised beach - evidence that the sea level here was once thirty feet higher than it is today. The beach gets its name from the days when...Read more
  • Broughton

  • Caswell Bay

    Caswell is a popular bay- especially for families due to its easy access. There is plenty of sand to sit on, waves to surf & rockpools to explore. It is life guarded in high season, has a number of places to eat & toilet facilities. The carpark (pay & display) is right in front of the beach. The surf is perfect for beginners working best from mid to high tide needs quite a large swell...Read more
  • Fall Bay

  • Port Eynon and Horton

    Port Eynon and Horton is one of Gower's most popular tourist beaches, this is due to in part the many caravan and campsites situated within a mile radius of the village. It has good access, plenty of parking, small shops and over a kilometre of golden sand backed by sand dunes. It is popular for all types of water sports including, diving, sailing, surfing and windsurfing, with a slipway to the beach. It is a...Read more
  • Langland Bay

    Langland Bay is a popular beach with local families; it tends to gets busy in the summer months (weather permitting). It is life guarded in high season, has a number of places to eat & toilet facilities. The car park (pay & display) is directly in front of the beach. Rotherslade although cut off from Langland at high tide is in fact part of the same beach as Langland. Langland has a superb stretch of...Read more
  • Llangennith

    The Mecca for surfing in Gower and Wales. A campsite located near the beach offers tourists the change to stay for a long weekend or a Summer holiday which can mean that this beach gets very busy during the warmer months (hmmm perhaps a good example of an oxymoron). As the swell gets bigger the paddle out becomes more difficult, with a swell above around 5-6ft (i.e. 10ft+ wave faces) you’re likely to have better...Read more
  • Mewslade Bay

  • Oxwich Bay

    Oxwich is a sheltered sandy beach break that works best in large winter storms, this beach can produce nice hollow surf but can vary from heavy dumping to fast pealing waves, as a general rule do not expect long rides here. This long sandy beach is very sheltered and westerly winds provide offshore conditions. In order for Oxwich to start working the ocean swell needs to be 15ft+ with a period of at least 8...Read more
  • Port Eynon and Horton

    Port Eynon Bay is one of Gower's most popular tourist beaches, this is due to in part the many caravan and campsites situated within a mile radius of the village. It has good access, plenty of parking, small shops and over a kilometre of golden sand backed by sand dunes. It is popular for all types of watersports including, diving, sailing, surfing and windsurfing, with a slipway to the beach. It is a safe beach...Read more
  • Pwll Du Bay

    Pwll Du is one of the most secluded beaches on Gower, situated about 25 minutes from the village of Bishopston. Welsh for "black pool", "Pwll Du" is an almost circular cove at the edge of Bishopston Valley. Sheltered from high cliffs on either side, the bay is protected from the wind. It's a great place to sunbathe or picnic; because of its remoteness its never crowded. Its also one of the safest places to swim...Read more
  • Rhossili Bay

    Rhossili is located at the most Western tip of the Gower Peninsula and offers some of the most fantastic views anywhere in the world.. From the cliff top car park you can walk out to worms head or down to the beach itself, the walk down takes about 10 minutes and about 15 to 20 minutes on the way back up. Rhossili is less exposed that Llangennith offering both left and right beach breaks, the...Read more
  • Swansea Bay

    Swansea Bay stretches from Swansea Marina at the mouth of the River Tawe to Mumbles Head, a distance of around 6.5km. There is a promenade running along the edge of the bay, which is popular with cyclists, runners and walkers for the offering wonderful views across the bay. The bay is ideal for watersports with national sailing competitions, wind surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kite surfing, power kiting and kayaking. There are no Lifeguard patrols...Read more
  • Three Cliffs Bay

    This striking bay takes its name from the three peaks off the headland, which provide a naturally beautiful and unique view. A river path curves through the sand during high tide, adding to the idyllic scene. The stunning Gower landmark topped the BBC Holiday Hit Squad nationwide competition in June 2006 and is one of Gower's most photographed locations. When you're there it's not hard to see why. Access to the beach isn't easy, which...Read more