Bwthyn Rhossili is situated within the Village of Middleton on the Gower Peninsula. The closest beaches (Mewslade and Rhossili) are 10-15 minutes walk away and suitable for families. The nearest restaurant / licensed premises is also just a 10 minute walk. The nearest shop is a short car journey away. In 2011, Gower celebrated its 55th Anniversary as Britain's first designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.
The 19-mile long Peninsula comprises some of Wales’ cleanest and most stunning beaches, including Rhossili, where you can enjoy the most spectacular view of the famous Worm’s Head and Llangennith - recognised as one of the premier surf beaches in the UK. Rhossili Bay was also voted Britain's best picnic spot by the Telegraph in 2010 and has been featured on numerous TV programs, including the London 2012 Olympics' Opening Ceremony, Doctor Who and Torchwood.
The are also plenty of indoor activities nearby including the new £32m Leisure Centre (LC2) in Swansea offering swimming, water park entertainment and first class sports facilities. Swansea City centre also has an enviable choice of restaurants offering all cuisines and shopping facilities to equal any major city. The City also boasts free access to maritime and industrial museums and art galleries. On the outskirts of the city are delightful parks and miles of countryside and seaside promenade walks.
Beaches – The closest beach to the cottage is Rhossili, hailed by The Independent newspaper as the 'British supermodel of beaches'. It is known as one of the UK’s premier beaches for surfing. 1 mile.
Water Sports – Swansea Watersports offer a range of activities that cater for the easy going all the way through to the thrill seeking adventurer. 18 miles.
With so many beaches sea activities are abundant including surfboard, kayak and kitesurf hire at Llangennith. 8 miles
Public footpaths – Good footpath routes lead from the cottage to wooded valleys, heather moors, cliff walks and sandy beaches. One of the 'Top 10 Coastal Walks' (The Times) runs from Rhossilli beach 0 miles
Fishing – Superb sea fishing is available in and all around the Gower with beach and rock fishing all nearby.0.5 miles.
Golf – Pennard Golf Club offers not only stunning views over the Three Cliffs Bay but as you make your way around the course you will find an ancient castle, a picturesque valley next to a winding river and a thirteenth century church. 10 miles
Cycling – The quiet country lanes are perfect for a spot of trail cycling. 0 miles
For mountain biking enthusiasts the Afan Forest, one of the Premier trails in the UK is a must. It has it all from flowing swooping single track threading through beautiful forest to exposed rocky double track on wide open hills. 25 miles
Pony trekking - Situated beside Clyne Common on the Gower Peninsula, Copley Stables have horses and ponies, suitable for all standards and abilities. 12 miles.
Parc-Le-Breos is a family run pony trekking centre in the Gower, established back in 1963 they have horses and ponies to suit all ages and abilities. 11 miles
Rhossili Bay is one of the top beaches in Europe. Our lovely Gower cottage, is just a ten minute walk from the beach. Bwthyn Rhossili is an inviting home from home in the heart of the Gower, surrounded by beautiful beaches and countryside. This Gower cottage is situated in the village of Middleton, close to Mewslade Bay and Fall Bay and just a short walk to the spectacular views of Rhossili and Worm’s Head.
Bwthyn Rhossili easily accommodates six adults or an extended family and is perfect for smaller groups and couples too. The layout with the downstairs bathroom and bedroom makes it ideal for families with grandparents accompanying them.
Open plan lounge / kitchen / diner, bathroom and 1 double bedroom.
The kitchen is fully fitted and electrical appliances include a fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, microwave, oven, hob and grill. French doors lead from the kitchen to the patio. The lounge benefits from a corner suite, LCD television with satellite freeview, DVD player, radio/CD player and separate portable TV with integral DVD player for children.
The double bedroom downstairs contains a double bed, double wardrobe, two bedside tables with lamps and a chest of drawers.
The ground floor bathroom is fitted with a bath, separate walk in shower, wash hand basin and wc. There is also an electric shaver point and light above the mirror.
2 bedrooms and a shower room. The master bedroom has a kingsize bed, walk in wardrobe, two bedside cabinets with lamps and a dressing table. The second bedroom has twin beds, a single wardrobe, a bedside cabinet with lamp and a small chest of drawers.
The shower room has a power shower, wash basin, wc and electric shaver point.
Enclosed outdoor patio with access to orchard/garden
Central heating and electricity included
All bed linen and hand towels provided; bath towels available to hire for £5 per set (2 bath towels & 1 hand towel).
High chair, up to 2 travel cots and stair gates provided on request. Please bring your own cot bedding with you.
Great facilities for families with infants and toddlers including a toy box, boogie boards, portable children's DVD player and even buckets and spades for the beach.
The following items are also provided for your stay… Kitchen: washing up liquid, cleaning equipment and dishwasher tablets. Bathroom: Soap and toilet paper.
The owners can also take in and unpack online grocery deliveries prior to your arrival on request. All the major supermarkets will deliver to the cottage.
Storage space for outdoor equipment and boot box
Wi-fi available from June 2013
Sorry no smoking or pets
Parking for two cars adjacent to the cottage
The accommodation is accessible for people with limited mobility or who have difficulty with steps.
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