Sightseeing tour of Swansea & Gower
Roam Wales takes you to famous areas of Swansea & Gower in South Wales. :
Departs on Tuesday & Friday Tour Duration 8/9 Hours
Refreshments and admission charges are not included in tour price
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|Cardiff City Centre
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|Swansea & Gower
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Leaving the city we travel westwards towards the City of Swansea along the M4 motorway passing the steel town of Port Talbot, birthplace of living legend Sir Anthony Hopkins. Our first stop is the Maritime Quarter home to the Dylan Thomas Centre, where the life and works of the most famous poet Wales has ever produced can be seen, a man who, after Shakespeare, is the most quoted writer in the English language a man whose life tracically ended at the age of 39. ( In order to maximise the daylight hours and experience the Gower Peninsula the visit to the Dylan Thomas Centre will be excluded fron this tour between November & March ) Returning to our vehicle we continue our journey to the village of Mumbles.and our lunch break,
Mumbles (also known as Oystermouth) is known as the 'Gateway to the Gower'. Here we stop to allow free time for refreshments and to explore this quaint village. Mumbles Railway is famous as the place where the world’s first passenger railway journey took place in 1807. The village is renowned for its numerous independent shops and friendly cafes as well as being the site of Oystermouth Castle, which was once home and fortress to the Norman Lords of Gower. Other attractions include The Lovespoon Gallery, which boasts the largest collection of handcarved Welsh love spoons; and Mumbles lighthouse, built in 1794 and still makes passing boats aware of undersea sandbanks. The lighthouse is situated on the outer of two islands off Mumbles Head and is the most photographed landmark in the village. It can be best viewed from the car park above the Victorian pier.
Suitably refreshed, we leave Mumbles and drive along the coast to Langland Bay, as well as enjoying breathtaking views you have the opportunity to take the coastal walk ( Optional ) from Langland Bay to Caswell Bay where you will meet with your driver to continue your journey to the magnificent Rhossili Bay and Worm's Head. The most western and most photographed part of Gower Rhossili Bay has been voted the best beach in the UK, the 3rd best beach in Europe and the 10th worldwide !! We view Worm's Head, which stretches out to sea but becomes an island when the tide comes in.
With the tour at an end we board our vehicle for the return journey with an estimated arrival time in Cardiff at 18:30hrs ( subject to traffic conditions )