Our tour of Swansea and the Gower begins in the city of Swansea with discovering more about Wales’ most famous poet, at the Dylan Thomas Centre. We then visit the quaint village of Mumbles, with its lighthouse, railway, and Lovespoon Gallery. On this private sightseeing tour we take in the breathtaking scenery of the Gower coast, with an optional coastal walk from Langland Bay to Caswell Bay, as we head towards the magnificent Rhossili Bay and Worm’s Head.
|DEPARTURE DAY||7 days a week – you choose!|
or your chosen departure point (please let us know at the time of enquiry).
|PRICE* (per tour)||
* Please note that the price is the total cost of the tour, not per person.
|RETURN TIME||17:30 – 18:00 dependent on traffic conditions.|
This private sightseeing tour is perfect for anyone who wants to admire amazing coastal scenery and learn about the history of Welsh poetry and traditions.
Depart from Cardiff
Our private sightseeing tour leaves either from our standard departure point at Windsor Place in central Cardiff, or from your hotel in Cardiff and the surrounding areas. Alternative departure points may be available – please enquire for details.
Dylan Thomas Centre
The Dylan Thomas Centre is dedicated to Wales’ most famous poet and is home to the permanent exhibition, ‘Love the Words’. Here you can learn more about the life and works of this famous Welshman, who after Shakespeare is the most quoted writer in the English language. You can also hear some of the world’s most famous voices (including King Charles) reading lines from Dylan Thomas’ works.
* Please note, the tour does not stop here on Tuesday as unfortunately the exhibition centre is closed. This stop is completely excluded between the months of November and March.
The quaint village of Mumbles (also known as Oystermouth) is known as the ‘Gateway to the Gower’ and marks the beginning of the Gower Peninsula’s coastline. It is steeped in history and tradition. Mumbles railway is famous as the place where the world’s first passenger railway journey took place in 1807, as well as traditional Welsh gifts at the Lovespoon Gallery.
Langland & Caswell Bay
Ever popular, the coastal walk from Langland Bay to the glorious sandy beach of Caswell Bay is a real ‘must see’. With stunning views of amazing coastal scenery, this path offers the chance to spot wildlife such as rare birds, grey seals, lizards and even adders or a basking shark! The rock formations in the cliffs here are designated as a site of special scientific interest.
Rhossili & Worms Head
Voted number one in Rough Guides ‘Most Beautiful Beaches in Wales’ 2022, Rhossili Bay encompasses one of the Gower’s most famous landmarks, Worm’s Head. This one of the most beautiful places in the UK and the views are beyond compare.
Return to Cardiff
We return to your earlier departure point, leaving you free to enjoy the evening as you wish.