West Glamorgan Things to Do

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West Glamorgan Things to Do

  • Weobley Castle

    Weobley Castle sits high up on an escarpment in North Gower commanding exellent views over the saltmarshes of the lougher estuary. It was built by the De la Bere family in the early 14th Century and despite its name, the Castle served more as a fortified manor house rather than a defensive castle. The remains are well-preserved and a joy to see. As...

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  • Porteynon - St Cattwgs Church

    This Porteynon village church was founded during the 6th century by St. Cattwg's missionary to Gower, St. Cennydd. The present building dates from the 12th century and was given to the Knights of St. John by Robert de la Mare around 1165. The doorway is Norman and the stoup for holy water in the porch is said to have been given by a Spanish sea...

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  • Porteynon - A sleepy village

    Porteynon is a sleepy little picture postcard village situated in South Gower in South Wales. St Cattwg's Church is the hub of the village with some great looking thatched cottages surrounding it. You'll also find a sprinkling of great village pubs and a few gift shops by the seafront. There are many public footpaths which start at the village,...

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  • Porteynon - Salt House

    At the far end of Carreglwyd Campsite in Port Eynon Bay stands the Eighteenth Century ruin of the old Salt House. It was used originally to extract salt from the sea due to the high salinity in the seas here. It is thought that the business was run as a cover for smuggled goods.There is no charge for visiting the Salthouse.

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  • Pennard Church of St Mary

    The present church building in Pennard became the official parish church in 1532 although it is believed to be older than 16th Century as there a lot of 13th Century features inside the church. Such as; small lancet windows; “dog-tooth” decoration and an ‘aumbry’ recess in the south wall of the chancel.It is a lovely looking building with its'...

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