Wales - Swansea, the Grower & Carmarthenshire (Chapter)
This is the Swansea, the Gower & Carmarthenshire chapter from Lonely Planet’s Wales guidebook.
The craggy coastline and epic sand beaches of the Gower offers surfing, water sports and undulating hikes. Swansea has something approaching big-city sophistication, and rural Carmarthenshire is home to some intriguing prehistoric sights and enticing pubs.
- watch the surf break at the Worms Head, or walk along the sand at dramatic Rhossili Bay
- marvel at Norman Foster’s intriguing glasshouse dome at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, which harbours rare and endangered plants
- channel your inner Jane Austen within the walled gardens and yew tunnels of the Aberglasney Gardens
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Swansea (Abertawe), The Mumbles (Y Mwmbwls), Gower Peninsula (Y Gŵyr), Mumbles Head to Three Cliffs Bay, Oxwich Bay, Port Eynon, Rhossili, Reynoldston, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin), Laugharne (Talacharn), Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin), Llandeilo, Llandovery (Llanymddyfri), North Carmarthenshire.
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