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This characterful Edwardian cottage, set in the heart of Newton village on the edge of the beautiful Gower Peninsula, lies within a 5-minute drive or 15-20 minute walk to the lovely sandy beaches of Langland and Caswell. A little further afield are even more spectacular sandy beaches, parks and breathtaking coastal paths to explore. It's less than a 10-minute drive (or 20-minute walk) to Mumbles village with its Norman castle and range of mostly local (rather than national) shops, restaurants, pubs, pier and lifeboat station.

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4 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection

This Edwardian cottage is the ideal base for exploring the many wonders of the Gower Peninsula

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Pilton House Gower
2 Nottage Road, Newton, GOWER, SWANSEA, SA3 4SU
Phone : 01792 234554

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About The area

Discover Swansea

There’s no getting away from it – when it comes to image, Swansea is a bit of a mixed bag. During its heyday in the 19th century, as king of the copper industry, it was known as ‘Copperopolis’. Dylan Thomas then called it an ‘ugly, lovely town’, but home-grown megastar Catherine Zeta-Jones raves about it and surveys have concluded it’s the best place to live in Britain. The good news is that regeneration is afoot. The dock area has been redeveloped into an opulent Maritime Quarter, where refurbished old buildings mingle with modern architecture, and the city is home to some appealing attractions.

When you tire of the city, head west along the Gower Peninsula, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The perfect holiday destination, it is the ideal place to surf, kite surf or boogie board, with stunning beaches and pretty inland areas. There are four National Nature Reserves and ample gardens, parks, cycle-paths and bridleways. Inland Gower is mostly heath and grazing farmland broken up into tiny parcels of fields, but it has its fair share of attractions, with a smattering of little villages, such as Reynoldston, situated on the Cefn Bryn ridge from where there are far-reaching views of the peninsula.

 

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