Bracelet Bay – A small family beach; with plenty of rock pools to explore and sand to be built into castles.
Brandy Cove – A small sand and rocky secluded cove 20 minutes from Bishopston.
Broughton Bay – A long sandy beach(not suitable for swimming) backed by dunes near Llangenith and Llanridian
Caswell Bay – A safe sandy beach 10 minutes from Mumbles village.
Crawley Beach – A small sandy beach adjacent to Oxwich Bay. Footpath access from Penmaen.
Horton Beach – A large expanse of sand and rocks only accessible at low tide from Horton Cove – (watch out for tides). Near Horton and Oxwich.
Langland Bay – A large stretch of sandy beach near Rotherslade and Mumbles.
Limeslade Bay – A small sheltered rocky cove west of Mumbles Head, only accessible at low tide.
Llangennith Beach – A west facing beach known as the best place to learn to surf in Britain, Llangennith is particularly popular with surf schools .
Mewslade Bay – Although there is no beach at high tide, this is probably one of the prettiest bays on Gower.
Oxwich Bay – 2.5 miles of safe sndy beach backed by dunes
Pobbles Bay – A secluded bay with limestone pebbles at high tide, a vast expanse of sand at low tide. Near Southgate
Port Eynon Bay – A safe sandy beach, voted best beach in Britain in the 2011 Cadbury Flake 99 Great British Beach Awards
Pwll Du – A very secluded pebbly beach, The nearest public access is on foot from Brandy Cove (approx 20 mins).
Rhossili Beach – Was voted the best beach in Britain in 2010. At low tide there is a huge expanse of beachand there is always some sand, even at high tide. It is very popular with surfers.
Rotherslade Bay – A small stretch of sandy beach at the eastern end of Langland Bay, it only exists as a separate beach at high tide. At low tide it is continuous with Langland Bay.
Swansea Bay (Mumbles Beach) – 6 miles of sandy beaches, fronting Swansea.
Three Cliffs Bay – Three Cliff Bay is one of the most photographed areas of Gower and was also voted by Katherine Jenkins as her favourite beach. Three Cliffs is breathtaking usually frequented by horses and their riders who enjoy a good gallop on the beach. Near Pennard and Penmaen.
Tor Bay – A large sandy beach that is shaped like a horseshoe. There is always some sand even at high tide and because it is enclosed and partially sheltered, this makes it popular with bathers. Near Oxwich Bay
Please Note: – Readers must use their own judgement as to the suitability of the beaches listed on this website for their use and safety.