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The story behind the shipreck of Helvetia on Rhossili Beach

Although now nearly completely submerged  in the sands of Rhossili Beach,  the rotting skeleton of the Helvetia shipwreck can still just be seen, poking the tips of her rotting timbers through the golden sands. Originally from Norway, the Helvetia came to her final resting place on Rhossili Beach in 1887 and here is her sorry story… Stormy seas Helvetia arrived off […]

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Rhossili Beach – “The best beach in Europe”

Rhossili beach in Wales has been crowned the best in Europe by Suitcase Magazine. Swansea’s Rhossili Bay on the Gower Peninsula surpassed the sandy shores of Spain, Greece and France to become the only European beach worthy of a place on Suitcase’s top 10 beaches in the world listfor 2017. Comprised of three miles of golden sand, the beach […]

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New Pamper Packages!

East Pilton Farm is pleased to announce that Fresh Therapy is now able to offer you tailor made beauty packages and spa treatments at the cottage. Fresh Therapy is run by professional make up artist Laura Jayne James, a fully qualified Beauty and Holistic Therapist, who has over 10 years professional experience in the industry. For […]

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Blue Ocean Activities & Adventure

Blue Ocean Activities and Adventure. Blue Ocean Activities offer a huge range of activities around the coast of Wales with selected activities on Gower. They specialise in stag and hen weekends but also cater for small groups. Guests at the cottage can enjoy 20% off activities. Activities include Gorge walking, Coasteering, white water rafting, abseiling […]

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East Pilton Farm Recipes

Bara Brith Recipe I love making bara brith for the cottage welcome basket, partly because it is a traditional Welsh recipe (bara brith means speckled bread) but also because it is simply delicious! It is extremely quick and easy to make and will keep for a week or longer in an airtight container. We enjoy it best, […]

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Restaurants in Gower.

Eating Out in Gower Gower has a wide selection of pubs, restaurants and bistros to choose from but here are some of our favourites:- The Welcome to Town, Llanrhidian - 8 miles from the cottage. Nestled in the picturesque village of Llanrhidian on the North side of Gower, the Welcome to Town is a real gem! […]

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Gower Castles

Gower has a wonderful history and where better to experience it than through a visit to one of the very many castles which we have on the peninsula. All are open to the public. Weobley Castle North Gower SA3 1HB 01792 390012 More information … Oxwich Castle Oxwich Village SA3 1ND 01792 390359 More information … Oystermouth […]

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Gower Golf Courses

There are a wide range of golf courses  just a short drive away from the cottage, many with magnificent views of the Gower coast and countryside. Pennard Golf Club Tel: 01792 233131 Website: www.pennardgolfclub.com/ Langland Bay Golf Club Tel: 01792 361721 Website:  www.langlandbaygolfclub.com  Gower Golf Club Tel: 01792 872 480 Website: www.gowergolf.co.uk Fairwood Park Golf Club Tel: […]

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Pony Trekking in Gower

Explore the beautiful Gower Peninsula on horseback. Parc -Le-Breos House in Parkmill offer a selection of pony trekking packages to suit all abilities. Choose full day or half day rides at a leisurely pace (mainly walking and trotting) with the focus on enjoying the breath-taking scenery. Treks are always in mixed ability groups of between 4 […]

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Clyne Farm Activity Centre

Horse riding, indoor climbing, abseiling, orienteering, archery, canoeing, gorge walking, caving, mountain boarding and much more. Home to Challenge Valley – the muddiest assault course in the world! Clyne Farm offers a wide range of riding lessons for all levels of expertise as well as pub rides and beach rides for more experienced riders. Clyne […]

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