Sat, 07 Aug | Gower

Beaching and Hiking trip in the Gower Peninsula!

Options of 1 or 2 nights

Time & Location

07 Aug, 09:00 – 08 Aug, 21:00
Gower, Gower, United Kingdom

About the Event

Meet us on Saturday at Port Talbot Parkway train station at 9 am

Return with our minibus (travel included in fee) on Sunday arriving London Hammersmith at 9 pm

1 night

Single £269

Shared twin room (same gender or chosen guest) £202 

or extend your stay and

Meet at Hammersmith London on Friday at 9:30 am

Arrive back in London on Sunday at 9 pm

2 night

Single £359

Shared twin room (same gender or chosen guest) £246

INCLUDED IN FEE

Both options:

1 or 2 night stay in a lovely beachfront hotel

Guided walks and travel from hotel to hikes

Travel from Swansea to London

2 nights option also includes travel from London to the hotel

Hotel

Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel

Port Talbot

https://www.aberavonbeach.com/

Breakfast not included @ £10

Other meals also not included

DESCRIPTION

Stay in a beachfront hotel with indoor swimming pool, hot-tub and sauna where you can relax your tired bones after a day hiking in the breathtaking Gower Peninsula!

ITINERARY

These is our itinerary, on the hiking trips you can opt to stay at the hotel at any time.

FRIDAY

9:30 am Meet at Hammersmith near the station (exact location to be disclosed nearer the date)

Drive 4 hours to our hotel

2 service station stops including one lunch stop

1:30 pm arrive at our hotel, check-in if possible or leave things in the bus and go to the beach

OPTION go to The Mumbles with the minibus to explore the tiny town and a 2-hour easy hike 

Free time for the rest of the day 

Dinner - eat with the group in the hotel or go on a private adventure in Swansea

SATURDAY

If you are meeting us on Saturday morning, you will be picked up at 9 am from the station on our way to the hike. You will leave your things in the boot of the minibus and check into the hotel when we are back in the afternoon.

8 am Breakfast

9 am Leave the hotel to pick up anyone from the station and carry on to our hike

HIKE

Rhosilli Bay, Stormy Castle and Worms Head

9 miles - moderate (wait for the group at a pub while we walk back to the minibus)

Ascent 200 metres

6 hours

12 miles - hard 

Steep inclination

Ascent 400 metres

8 hours

A splendorous hike that will allow you to experience the very best of the Gower Peninsula with beaches, Welsh moors, crags, hidden bays and the famous Worms Head which can only be crossed at low tide.

Both options of hikes will offer you all of this, and the longer hike will take you over the highest point of the region.

At the end of the day you can look forward to a hot tub and sauna :-)

This hike begins and ends at a lovely pub where we can opt to dine or go back straight to our hotel.

SUNDAY

9 am breakfast

10 am leave for another coast side hike, much easier than the day before

OPTION stay at the beach 

HIKE

Oxwich Point, Slade Bay, and Oxwich Castle

5 mile - easy

Ascent 200 metres

3 hours

An easier hike with not much elevation, taking in the Oxwich Bay views and dunes.

5 pm (or earlier) Drive back to London

9 pm arrive at Hammersmith, London (traffic allowing)

WHAT TO BRING

You will receive a list of what to bring and other information closer to the date, sent to the email you used to book this trip

The basics are:

- Waterproof jacket

- Hiking or strong tennis shoes

- Sports clothes fit for the weather

- Backpack

- Refillable water bottle of at least 1.5 litres

- Insurance

REFUNDS

We are happy to refund up to 60 days before the trip starts, after that we can only refund if we cancel the trip for any reason, which includes government restrictions.

Please take travel insurance in case you fall ill and can no longer attend the trip.

You may resell your place, but please speak with us first.

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  • 1 night shared twin room
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