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Llanrhidian, Oldwalls and Wernffrwd
Ponies grazing in front of the village of Llanrhidian

Llanrhidian is located on the North Gower coast and benefits from many spectacular views over the estuary and salt marshes. Once upon a time you would have been able to see workers loading cockles onto the backs of donkeys, and although the marshes have long been used for common grazing and cockling, donkeys are no longer employed. On a clear day, you can see lots of sheep and wild ponies grazing on the marsh.

The lost village of Llanelen lies burried in the woods beneath Welshmoor. The old story of Llanelen is a rather pitiful one. Many, many years ago, some sailors who were stranded on the coast struggled to make their way to Llanelen for help. Rather unfortunately, the sailors were carrying the plague, which spread to the residents of the village and wiped out its entire population.

Between Llanrhidian and Llanmadoc stands the castle of Weobley, a fortified manor house, which is open to the public and owned by CADW.

Aberlogin, which was once a farm standing alone to the West of Wernffrwd is mentioned in Medieval records.

Llanrhidian has some amazing sunsets that you can enjoy.


Churches and Chapels
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St. David's Church, Gwernffrwd
Self catering
Click to enlarge Woodlands, Llanrhidian: more
Sleeps 6 (1 double, 1 set of bunks, 1 double futon in lounge). WTB 4*. No smoking. Pets by arrangement. Price all inclusive, bed linen provided. Secluded garden. Lovely views. Phone 01792 390989 or email
Click to enlarge Cerrig Glan, Llanrhidian: more
Cerrig Glan is a beautifully renovated 4 bed farmhouse set in approx.10 acres in the spectacular coastal location of Llanrhidian, Gower.
The house has fantastic views across the estuary and has the benefit of the sun all day long.
Click to enlarge Hill House , Llanrhidian: more
Spacious comfortable family home; Visit Wales 3* Quality Award; Tranquil rural setting; Magnificent views across the Burry Estuary; Sleeps 8/9; 4 Bedrooms; 2 sitting rooms; Large kitchen; bed linen/towels provided; No Smoking; Pets welcome. Email or Phone 01792 391333
Click to enlarge Sea Shells, Wernhalog, Llanrhidian: more
Superbly located, everything you need to ensure your stay is memorable. Ideal for families & small groups. Comfort & practicality with knock-out views from its 18 acres of land. Recently refurbished boasting a fresh & clean coastal theme to compliment the surroundings.
Gower cottages - Click to enlarge Cilibion House, Cilibion, Llanrhidian: more
Pretty detached cosy cottage set in 2 acres of meadow, lovely situation surrounded by trees in the heart of Gower. Perfect for couples wanting short breaks and year round holidays. Ideal base to explore Gower.
Gower cottages - Click to enlarge Crickton Farm Cottage, Llanrhidian: more
This well presented, fully refurbished cottage situated in the heart of the Gower Peninsula offers all year round holidays and short breaks for couples with the added option of bringing their horses with them.  Ideally placed for walkers and cyclists.
Gower cottages - Click to enlarge Little Cilibion Cottage, Cilibion, Llanrhidian: more
The tranquil gardens and views extending up to Cefn Bryn add a little magic to your stay.  This detached cottage comprises of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, farmhouse kitchen with log burner, cosy lounge. The gardens have a sun terrace, garden furniture, gas bbq and hot tub.
Bed and Breakfast
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2 rooms; 1 double with en-suite & 1 double with shower room. Views over Llanrhidian marsh & Loughor estuary. TV & tea/coffee making facilities. Rooms from £60 prpn including full English breakfast. Ample off road parking. Phone 01792 390016 zeliabrewis@googlemail.com
Amenities in Llanrhidian (for other amenities in Gower and the local area, please click here)
Places to eat and drink

The Purple Badger at Llanrhidian Holiday Park 391083
Fish & Chip Shop at Llanrhidian Holiday Park
The Greyhound, Oldwalls - 391027
The Welcome to Town Country Bistro, Llanrhidian
- 390015

General amenities Heronsway Filling Station and shop - 390360
Post Office at Herons Way Filling Station, Llanrhidian
Hair by Heather, in Llanrhidian Holiday Park 391441

Please view the area map, to get your bearings and familiarise yourself with the roads.  Below are the approximate travelling times by car to the various villages.  To view their facilities, please click on the specific village page (where applicable) or view the complete directory.


mins by car
mins by car
Bishopston (and Kittle, Murton)
Penclawdd (and Blue Anchor, Cilonnen, Crofty, Llanmorlais, Welshmoor, Wernffrwd)
Penmaen (and Nicholaston)
Pennard (and Southgate)
Port Eynon (and Overton, Scurlage)
Llanmadoc (and Cheriton, Cwm Ivy)
Reynoldston (and Burry, Burry Green, Knelston, Llandewi)
Llanrhidian (and Cilibion, Oldwalls)
Rhossili (and Middleton, Pilton Green, Pitton)
Mumbles (and Langland)
Oxwich (and Slade)
Three Crosses
Parkmill (and Ilston, Llethryd, Lunnon)
Upper Killay


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