West Glamorgan Travel Guide

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Swansea

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The Mumbles

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Neath

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Rhossili

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Port Talbot

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1,4,2

Gorseinon

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2,1,0

Swansea

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    Swansea Warnings and Dangers

    Swansea is the wettest city in the UK, which is already quite a wet place. Builders repairing roofs don't always tell you what they are up to, and I got a bit worried recently when I could see a gap in the tiles between two roofs. Normally they use lead flashing as in the photo below. I thought they had just forgotten about joining them... don;t...

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  • Fairyhill Country House

    Swansea Hotels

    I know this hotel very well. It is run by two men who are professional and experienced. The hotel is...

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  • Take a trip to Weobly Castle

    Swansea Things to Do

    This castle sits above a stretch of marshland and mudflats. There is a café, toilets, and seats to take in the surroundings.Tickets to visit the castle cost 2.40 per adult, 2.10 for students and pensioners. Children under 5 go free.There is still a fair bit of the castle that has escaped serious ruin, so that some of the rooms like the solar and...

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The Mumbles

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  • Visit the Tourist Information

    The Mumbles Things to Do

    The Tourist Information in Mumbles is situated right in the heart of the town. It is located in a very attractive chapel building. It has a lovely coffee and gift shop on the first floor together with the usual tourist leaflets. Whilst it is business as usual for the Chapel on the first floor.

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  • Langland Bay

    The Mumbles Things to Do

    Langland Bay is an extremely popular beach destination which is situated on the Gower Peninsular, close to the town of Mumbles. Here you'll find rows of lovely painted beach huts overlooking which sit alongside the vast sandy beach, overlooking the clear blue waters.The Bay is surrounded by some great cliffs and wooded areas which allow (for those...

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  • Caswell Bay

    The Mumbles Things to Do

    Caswell Bay is situated on the Gower Peninsuar about a 15 minute drive away from Mumbles. It is a popular destination for surfing but is better known as a great place to spend the day on the beach. On a a sunny day, people flock here in their droves to take advantage of the vast expanse of golden sands and the clear blue waters. The bay is...

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Neath

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  • Aberdulais Falls

    Neath Things to Do

    Aberdulais falls are formed as the River Dulais flows over hard Pennant Sandstone just before meeting the River Neath. The Area where the falls are at their best is owned and maintained by the National Trust. Entrance to view the falls incorporates an important part in the regions industrial heritage, it is here that Copper was produced in the 17th...

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  • Melincourt Waterfalls

    Neath Off The Beaten Path

    This lovely waterfall can be found in the Melincourt Nature Reserve. The reserve is made up of Ancient woodland and throughout the year many species of flora and fauna can be found here. The spectacular 80 foot Waterfall is just a ten minute walk away from the Car park. The lovely path weaves its' way alongside the gushing stream when eventually as...

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  • Visit the Waterfalls Centre

    Neath Things to Do

    Here you can get maps for your walks amongst the Waterfall which start just accross the road. There is also a nice little shop and exhibition about the area. There is no cafe/restaurant here but they do sell bottled water. The receptionist was very helpful during my visit.

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Rhossili

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  • The Worm's Head

    Rhossili Things to Do

    The Worm's Head is an outcrop of rocks on the south western part of the Gower Peninsula. There is a pathway from the car park at Rhossili Bay to the Worm's Head. It has a number of adjoining rocks that can be reached when the tide is out via a pathway which is close the coast guard station. Please check the board for times of the tide otherwise you...

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  • Spectacular Views

    Rhossili Things to Do

    Rhossili Bay is classified as an area of outstanding beauty. It is located on the south western tip of the Gower Peninsula. The beach is 3 miles long and reaches a long way towards the sea when the tide is out. The views of the beach and the local hotel are spectacular and it is one of the most photographed beaches. Because of the off shore winds...

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  • Walk over Rhossili Down

    Rhossili Things to Do

    The walk over Rhossili Down is a great way to spend an hour or two, you'll have the best views on Gower and a few historic surprises on the way too! From the Car Park near the National Trust Visitor Centre you will need to walk back into the Village towards St Mary's Church, take the path behind the Church and then the country lane to your left. In...

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Port Talbot

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  • Afon Forest River Valley

    Port Talbot Off The Beaten Path

    From port Talbot take the road to Cwmafan. A little beyond, at Pontrhydyfen the park begins. Lots of walking on forest trails, also for mountain bikes. They use disused railway tracks and bridges, which makes for easy walking. In November each year, they run the national Wales rally through these forests, hard to imagine how they can reach 150 mph...

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  • Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel

    Port Talbot Hotels

    Port Talbot, Swansea Bay, SA12 6QP, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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Gorseinon

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  • Roma's, best fish and chip shop in...

    Gorseinon Restaurants

    This enormous fish and chip shop was built on the High Street on the site of an old supermarket not long before we left. It is totally unlike any other chip shop that was around at the time. # very large could seat several coach loads of people, and no they were not tourists,(see 'tourist traps') but locals on 'coach outings' from local clubs and...

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  • Cefn Adder

    Gorseinon Off The Beaten Path

    This is a delightful little spot where my husband played as a child. I took my children there when they were small. It's a particular place on the river Lliw, 20mins walk from the town along a public footpath following what used to be an old railway track. The shallow river meanders through fields and at one point the water forms a small pool which...

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