Llangennith Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Introduction

Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is almost a 20 mile peninsula of glorious beaches, dramatic cliffs and tiny pretty villages. The Gower produces some of the best surfing in Wales, as well as being an excellent spot for windsurfing and cycling. Due to the fantastic scenery and wildlife, the area is also popular with walkers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Ruined castles, churches such as St Cadoc’s in Cheriton – known as the cathedral of The Gower and mysterious prehistoric remains add interest to an area rich in things to do and see.

Llangennith is a pretty village with whitewashed cottages and a village green. Llangennith or "Llangenydd" - meaning Church of St Cenydd is situated between the slopes of three hills; Llanmadoc Hill, Rhossili Down and Hardingsdown. College Farm stands on the site of the 6th Century Monastery founded by St Cenydd. It is a great destination for families and surfers, the home of the legendary surf shop PJ’s: http://www.pjsurfshop.co.uk which not only has boards and wetsuits for sale but also for hire. The shop is situated opposite the Kings Head 01792 386212 a popular pub serving good food and an excellent selection of real ales.

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015