Other Activities and Attractions

Dan Yr Ogof National Showcaves

These amazing caves are the largest show caves in Western Europe. Just a 20 minute drive from the cottages they are a wonderful day out for the whole family with tours of the 3 main caves and underground lake; a dinosaur park ; shire horse centre; iron age village; farm and play barn.

More information: Dan Yr Ogof Showcaves

Brecon Mountain Railway

A great day out for all the family. Travel in a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways in Wales.

More information: Brecon Mountain Railway

Horse Riding

You can arrange lessons or hacks at a number of stables:

  • Cimla Equestrian Centre -  provide riding lessons, horse and pony trekking and riding holidays for all ages and abities and also offer family packages
  • Pentre Riding Stables  (Tel. 01639 730639)

On Gower:

  • Parc Le Breos (Tel. 01792 371636) situated just above the beautiful Three Cliffs Bay you can enjoy the thrill of riding on the sands to the sound od the waves crashing on the shore.
  • Clyne Farm Riding Centre (Tel. 01792 403333)


South Wales is one of the finest caving regions in the UK. The South Wales Caving Club headquaters are just 6 miles from the cottages.

The club  adminsters access to Ogof Ffynnon Ddu and Dan-yr-Ogof, two very extensive cave systems nearby and others within easy reach. They also run "Try Caving" weekends throughout the year, a great way to find out more.


The Gower coast has excellent surfing beaches. Lanngennith is regarded as one of the UK's top 10 surf spots – a long, sandy beach which has some of the best views and most consistent surf in Wales (lessons with the WSF Surf School, Tel: 01792 386426)

Caswell Bay is a great beach for beginners and nearby Langland is also very popular. A number of surf schools offer lessons and equipment hire:

Canyoning,Gorge Walking, White Water Rafting, Climbing

For an exciting week long holiday or short break experiencing the thrill of outdoor activities Blue Ocean Activities & Adventure offer tuition with highly experienced and qualified instructors. Contact them to discuss your requirements.

Ever tried Gorge Walking? White Water Surf Kayaking? Caving? Rock climbing? Canyoning? We are just 5 miles from the Brecon Beacons National Park which is one of the best locations in Britain for Gorge Walking or Gorge Scrambling as it is also known. The rivers and waterfalls of Waterfall Country are right on the doorstep in the Neath Valley. After an exhilerating day in the wilds of Wales, return to the cosiness of a real fire and a special luxury cottage!