|The 19 mile long Gower Peninsular just West of Swansea was designated the UK's first area of Outstanding Natural Beauty more than 45 years ago, and continues to attract visitors from around the world. A fifty year statutory control on development has preserved the area.
The "Gower" offers more than just beautiful beaches, there are picturesque villages, open moors,salt marshes and dune banks - a diverse selection of habitats supporting a variety of flora and fauna.
The Gower Heritage Centre is located in the village of Parkmill, only 15 minutes walk from Three Cliffs Bay.
The Gower Heritage centre is based around an historic 800 year old water-poweredcorn and saw mill complex with craft shops, and tea rooms.
The centre is child friendly with lots of activities for the little ones,
with a puppet theatre,fishpond and animal farm, and adventure playground. Open all year.
Admission is Adults £3.60. Senior citizens/children £2.50 ( children under 5yrs free)
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| Distances to the Gower
From Miles KMs Approx Time
Birmingham 152 247 2 3/4 hrs
Cardiff 47 76 1 hr
Dover 280 449 5 hrs
Fishguard 61 94 2 hrs
Folkestone 286 458 5 hrs
Gatwick 226 364 3 1/2 hrs
Harwich 292 468 5 1/2 hrs
Heathrow 184 304 2 3/4 hrs
London 200 320 3hrs
Pembroke 61 98 1 1/4 hrs
Plymouth 212 340 4 hrs
Manchester 194 324 3 1/2 hrs
From the East leave the M4 motorway at Jct 42 and follow brown tourist signs to South Gower and the A4067. From the West leave the M4 at Jct 47 and follow the A483 into Swansea and then follow the A4118 to Swansea airport.
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