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Rhossili Beach, Gower, Wales

The Gower Peninsula (Welsh: Gŵyr) is a peninsula on the south coast of Wales, located in the City and County of Swansea. It was the first area in the United Kingdom to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in 1956. It is part of the ancient lordship of Gower, and is often referred to incorrectly as 'the Gower'. Gower may refer to the following places: Gower Peninsula, a peninsula in south Wales Gower, an electoral ward of Swansea, Wales Gower (UK Parliament constituency), a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom Gower, Missouri, a city located in Buchanan and Clinton County... Download high resolution version (750x982, 87 KB)Rhossili Beach on the Gower Peninsula of South Wales. ... Download high resolution version (750x982, 87 KB)Rhossili Beach on the Gower Peninsula of South Wales. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... A peninsula in Croatia A peninsula is a piece of land that is bordered on three or more sides by water. ... This article is about the country. ... City & County of Swansea council http://www. ... An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside with significant landscape value in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, that has been specially designated by the Countryside Agency on behalf of the United Kingdom government; the Countryside Council for Wales on behalf of the Welsh Assembly Government... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gower was an ancient marcher lordship of Deheubarth, south-west Wales. ...

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Geography and History

Oxwich Bay, Gower, Wales

Situated in South Wales, about 70 square miles in area, Gower is known for its coastline, popular with walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts, especially surfers. Gower has many caves, including Paviland Cave and Minchin Hole Cave. The peninsula is bounded by the Loughor estuary to the north and Swansea Bay to the east. Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covers 188 sq km including most of the peninsula west of Crofty, Three Crosses, Upper Killay, Blackpill and Bishopston.[1] Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula of South Wales. ... Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula of South Wales. ... Approximate extent of South East Wales. ... A coastal image featured on a United States postal stamp. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A peninsula in Croatia A peninsula is a piece of land that is bordered on three or more sides by water. ... Looking out to the Loughor estuary from Rhossili The Loughor estuary is the estuary of the River Loughor, located between the Gower Peninsula and Carmarthenshire, south Wales. ... Swansea Bay (Welsh: Bae Abertawe) is an inlet of the Bristol Channel lying south of Swansea, Wales. ... An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside with significant landscape value in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, that has been specially designated by the Countryside Agency on behalf of the United Kingdom government; the Countryside Council for Wales on behalf of the Welsh Assembly Government... Three Crosses (Welsh: ) is a predominantly Welsh speaking village at the north-eastern end of the Gower Peninsula, Glamorgan, Wales. ... Upper Killay is the name of a village and a community in Swansea, south Wales. ... The electoral ward of Mayals, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, The... The electoral ward of Bishopston in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas: Barland Common, Caswell, Clyne Common, Bishopston, Manselfield, Murton, Oldway, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. ...


The former Lordship of Gower covered a wider area bounded by the rivers Loughor, Amman, Twrch and Tawe. The Act of Union (1535) transferred the Lordship of Gower to the historic county of Glamorgan, and the south-western part became the Hundred of Swansea. The Gower peninsula was later administered as the Gower Rural District of Glamorgan. In 1974 the rural district was merged with the county borough of Swansea to form the Swansea district.[2] Since 1996, Gower has been part of the City and County of Swansea. Gower was an ancient marcher lordship of Deheubarth, south-west Wales. ... Loughor (Welsh: Casllwchwr) is a town in the city of Swansea, traditional county of Glamorgan, south Wales. ... For other meanings, see Amman (disambiguation) and Ammann. ... The River Tawe at Pontardawe: the view upstream Swansea Bay barrage Marina at the River Tawe estuary The River Tawe is a river in South Wales. ... The Laws in Wales Acts 1535–1542 were a series of parliamentary measures by which the legal system of Wales was annexed to England and the norms of English administration introduced in order to create a single state and a single legal jurisdiction, which is frequently referred to as England... Wales has thirteen historic counties. ... Glamorgan or Glamorganshire (Welsh: ) is one of thirteen historic counties and former administrative counties of Wales. ... A hundred is a geographic division used in England, Denmark, South Australia and some parts of the USA, Germany, Sweden (and todays Finland) and Norway, which historically was used to divide a larger region into smaller administrative units. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ... The Swansea district was one of the four local government districts of West Glamorgan, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... City & County of Swansea council http://www. ...


Following the Norman occupation of Glamorgan, the lordship of Gŵyr or Gower passed into English hands, and the southern part subsequently became one of the most anglicised regions of Wales. Villages in the north-east of the peninsula such as Penclawdd and Gowerton remained strongly Welsh-speaking until the middle of the 20th century.[citation needed] Norman conquests in red. ... Glamorgan or Glamorganshire (Welsh: ) is one of thirteen historic counties and former administrative counties of Wales. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Views of the village. ... Gowerton is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a village in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ...


The interior of Gower consists mainly of farmland and common land. The population resides mainly in small villages. The southern coast of the peninsula consists of a series of small, rocky or sandy bays like Langland and Three Cliffs. There are also some beaches like Port Eynon, Rhossili and Oxwich Bay which are slightly larger. On the north side of the peninsula there are fewer beaches, where this section of the coast includes the famous cockle-beds of Penclawdd. There are six castles on the Gower Peninsula: Bovehill Castle (also known as Landimore Castle), Oystermouth Castle, Oxwich Castle, Pennard Castle, Penrice Castle and Weobley Castle. For other uses, see Farm (disambiguation). ... In England and Wales, a common is a piece of land over which other people -- often neighbouring landowners -- could exercise one of a number of traditional rights, such as allowing their cattle to graze upon it. ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... Bay redirects here. ... Langland Bay is a popular coastal holiday resort near Mumbles, Swansea. ... Categories: Stub | Bays | Swansea ... Port Eynon is the name of a village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Rhossili is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ... Oxwich Bay is a bay on the south of the Gower peninsula, Wales. ... The word cockle may refer to: Cockle (bivalve), the common name for bivalve mollusks. ... Views of the village. ... For other uses, see Castle (disambiguation). ... Oystermouth Castle Oystermouth Castle is located overlooking Swansea Bay on the east side of the Gower Peninsula near the Welsh village of Mumbles. ... Oxwich Castle is a Tudor period house, thought to be on the same site as an earlier castle, on the Gower peninsula of South Wales. ... The electoral ward of Pennard, City and county of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Kittle, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen... Penrice Castle is a castle near Penrice on the Gower peninsula in the county of Glamorgan, Wales. ... Weobley Castle is a fortified manor house on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales in the care of Cadw. ...

Worm's Head with causeway exposed at low tide, Gower, Wales

The Gower Golf Club at Three Crosses hosts the annual West Wales Open, a two-day tournament on Wales' professional golf tour, the Dragon Tour. Agriculture remains important to the area but tourism plays an increasing role in the local economy. Gower is part of the Swansea Travel to Work Area[3] and should be considered part of the wider Swansea economy. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 921 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by me flying a paraglider over Rhossili Down I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 921 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by me flying a paraglider over Rhossili Down I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this... Tourist redirects here. ... The Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Job Centres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town or city for the purposes of... Swansea initially grew as a centre of the metallurgical industry in the 18th century. ...


The village of Mumbles set the scene for a six part drama ‘Ennals Point’ featuring Welsh actor Philip Madoc. The series focused on the local lifeboat crew and first aired in January 1982. To those living locally, the continuity leaps were often amusing - departing a house in the village the actors would find themselves immediately in an area 6 miles distant. A film, Gower Boy, made by artist Gee Vaucher and musician Huw Warren, described as a "gentle, contemplative exploration of the Gower Peninsula in Wales", debuted at the 14th Raindance Film Festival in October 2006 [1]. The village of Rhossili appeared as a location in the 2006 Doctor Who episode "New Earth". In the episode, Worm's Head could be seen. Philip Madoc (born 5 July 1934 in Merthyr Tydfil) is a Welsh actor who has had many television and film roles. ... Gee Vaucher was born in 1945 in Dagenham, East London. ... Huw Warren is a jazz pianist and composer. ... The Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see October (disambiguation). ... Rhossili is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the television series. ... Star Trek novels, see Pocket Books Star Trek novels. ...


Archaeology

Gower is home to several menhirs or standing stones from the Bronze Age. Of the nine stones, eight remain today. One of the most famous of the stones is Arthur's stone near Cefn Bryn.-1... The Bronze Age is a period in a civilizations development when the most advanced metalworking has developed the techniques of smelting copper from natural outcroppings and alloys it to cast bronze. ... Cefn Bryn is a 5 mile long Old Red Sandstone ridge in the heart of the Gower Peninsula. ...


Also at Paviland Cave in South Gower, a human skeleton (named the Red Lady of Paviland, though he is actually a male) was discovered by Victorian archaeologists, and has since been dated to an age of about 25,000 years. The Red Lady of Paviland was a fairly complete human skeleton dyed in red ochre that was discovered in 1826 by Rev. ... For other uses, see Skeleton (disambiguation). ... The Red Lady of Paviland was a fairly complete human skeleton dyed in red ochre that was discovered in 1826 by Rev. ... Victorian can refer to: people from or attributes of places called Victoria (disambiguation page), including Victoria, Australia, people who lived during the British Victorian era of the 19th century, and aspects of the Victorian era, for example: Victorian architecture Victorian fashion Victorian morality Victorian literature This is a disambiguation page... Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ...


Villages

Rhossili village from air, Gower, Wales
Penclawdd Village, Gower, Wales.

The villages in Gower include: Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 547 KB) Picture of Penclawdd at sunset. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 547 KB) Picture of Penclawdd at sunset. ...

The electoral ward of Bishopston in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas: Barland Common, Caswell, Clyne Common, Bishopston, Manselfield, Murton, Oldway, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. ... The electoral ward of Bishopston in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Caswell, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Murton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... The electoral ward of Gower, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Langland, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port... The electoral ward of Bishopston in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston... The electoral ward of Gower, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... Mumbles village, Wales Mumbles (otherwise The Mumbles – Welsh Y Mwmbwls) is an extremely large village and adjacent headland stretching into Swansea Bay. ... The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon... The electoral ward of Gower, City and County of Swansea, South Wales, consists of some or all of the following areas, Ilston, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Fforest... Parkmill is a small village in the Gower peninsula, south Wales. ... Views of the village. ... The electoral ward of Pennard, City and county of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Dunvant, Ilston, Killay, Sketty, Upper Killay, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Kittle, Knelston, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen... Penmaen is a very small village consisting of a scatter of houses around the A4118 road in the Gower peninsula, Wales. ... Penrice is the name of a village and a community in Swansea, south Wales. ... Port Eynon is the name of a village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Reynoldston is the name of a rural village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Rhossili is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ... Slade (grid reference SS487860) is a small village situated north-west of Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales. ... Three Crosses (Welsh: ) is a predominantly Welsh speaking village at the north-eastern end of the Gower Peninsula, Glamorgan, Wales. ... Upper Killay is the name of a village and a community in Swansea, south Wales. ...

Beaches

Gower is renowned for its beaches, which include:

Tor Bay and Three Cliffs Bay, Gower, Wales
Burry Holms Beach, Gower, Wales

Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower peninsular of South Wales. ... Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower peninsular of South Wales. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... Swansea Bay (Welsh: Bae Abertawe) is an inlet of the Bristol Channel lying south of Swansea, Wales. ... Mumbles Beach is a very small sheltered area of sand and rock pools sandwiched between Swansea Bay beach and Bracelet Bay in the south eastern corner of the Gower Peninsula, Swansea, Wales. ... Bracelet Bay is a bay on the south side of the Gower Peninsula, South Wales, just to the southwest of Swansea Bay. ... Limeslade Bay is a small cove just to the west of Bracelet Bay in the south east corner of the Gower Peninsula, Wales. ... Rotherslade is a small stretch of sandy beach at the eastern end of Limeslade Bay in the south Gower Peninsula, Wales. ... Langland Bay is a popular coastal holiday resort near Mumbles, Swansea. ... Caswell Bay is a popular holiday resort in the south east of the Gower Peninsula. ... Brandy Cove is a very small beach that is much less accessible than Caswell Bay immediately to the east. ... Pwlldu Bay Pwlldu Bay is a small beach on the south Gower Peninsula coast. ... Categories: Stub | Bays | Swansea ... Categories: Stub | Bays | Swansea ... Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower Peninsula of South Wales The Castle at Three Cliffs called Pennard Castle Three Cliffs Bay (grid reference SS535876), otherwise Three Cliff Bay, is a bay on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula near the City of Swansea, Wales. ... Oxwich Bay is a bay on the south of the Gower peninsula, Wales. ... ... Horton Bay beach is located on the south of the Gower Peninsula near Port Eynon Bay in Wales. ... Port Eynon is the name of a village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Mewslade Bay is a sandy beach in the south of the Gower Peninsula, Wales. ... Rhossili is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ... Rhossili is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ... Burry Holms is a small tidal island located at the northern end of the Gower Peninsula, south Wales. ... Blue Pool Bay beach is situated near Burry Holms on the Gower peninsula, Wales. ... Broughton Bay is a beach of the Gower Peninsula located at the north western tip. ... Whiteford Sands is a two mile expanse of beach on the northern side of the Gower Peninsula, south Wales. ...

Beach awards

Gower's beaches have won many awards for their high standards. [2]


Blue Flag Beach Award 2005

The beaches that have the Blue Flag Award in Gower are:

  • Bracelet Bay
  • Caswell Bay
  • Langland Bay
  • Port Eynon Bay

Green Coast Award 2005

Rhossili down and Rhossili Bay, Gower, Wales

The Green Coast Award is recognised as environmentally excellent which establishes to acknowledge, promote and protect the surrounding environment of Welsh rural beaches. The aim of the Green Coast Award is: ‘To acknowledge those beaches which meet Guideline water quality and are prized for their natural, unspoiled environment.” The beaches that have this award on the Gower Peninsula are [3]: ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 1072 KB) A view from the headland of Rhossili in June of 2004. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 1072 KB) A view from the headland of Rhossili in June of 2004. ... This article is about the country. ...

Rhossili (grid reference SS416880) is a small village on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in Wales. ... Mewslade Bay is a sandy beach in the south of the Gower Peninsula, Wales. ... Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower Peninsula of South Wales The Castle at Three Cliffs called Pennard Castle Three Cliffs Bay (grid reference SS535876), otherwise Three Cliff Bay, is a bay on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula near the City of Swansea, Wales. ... Limeslade Bay is a small cove just to the west of Bracelet Bay in the south east corner of the Gower Peninsula, Wales. ...

Seaside Awards 2006

Only the beaches that have good water quality, that are clean and well-managed, receive the Seaside Award. The Gower beaches that have received this award are [4]:

Bracelet Bay is a bay on the south side of the Gower Peninsula, South Wales, just to the southwest of Swansea Bay. ... Caswell Bay is a popular holiday resort in the south east of the Gower Peninsula. ... Port Eynon is the name of a village and a community in the city and county of Swansea, south Wales. ... Langland Bay is a popular coastal holiday resort near Mumbles, Swansea. ... Limeslade Bay is a small cove just to the west of Bracelet Bay in the south east corner of the Gower Peninsula, Wales. ...

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.swansea.gov.uk/media/pdf/0/8/AONB%20Leaflet.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.archivesnetworkwales.info/cgi-bin/anw/fulldesc_nofr?inst_id=34&coll_id=76580&expand=
  3. ^ http://www.statistics.gov.uk/geography/downloads/gbttwa.pdf

See also

The Gower electoral ward covers the remote western part of the Gower Peninsula in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. ... Gower is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

External links

  • The official tourism website for Swansea, Mumbles and Gower
  • List of Blue Flag awards in England and Wales
  • Awards for beaches in Wales
  • The Essential Guide to the Gower Peninsula
  • Information on Gower and its Businesses
  • The Definitive Guide to the Gower Peninsula
  • Gower Peninsula at the Open Directory Project
  • Large Database of Gower Information
  • Website Dedicated to Mumbles and the Gower Peninsula
  • Surf Guide to Gower
  • Langland (Mumbles) Web Cam
  • Rhossili/Llangennith Web Cam
  • Gower surf reports
  • Guide to surfing in the Gower and South West Wales
  • Gower Holidays Cottages, holiday accommodation and Tourist Information on The Gower Peninsula
  • Langland Surf Division website with hundreds of photos of surfing on Gower and across South West Wales
  • A pub guide for the Gower Peninsula
  • BBC Gower website
  • surfing lessons and equipment hire on Gower
  • Gower Golf Club
  • Gower by Richard Binns
  • Food Passion unique insight into the local food scene
  • Gower peninsula Information from Wales, One Big Garden
  • Map location for Gower Beaches plus beach details
  • The Gower Coast Beach/Village and Holiday information
  • Gowerscapes Online Image gallery
  • Gower Photographer Website with Images of North Gower

Coordinates: 51°36′N, 4°08′W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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