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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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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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Learn to surf in Gower.

There are a wide selection of beaches suitable for learning to surf in Gower, many within a 10 minute drive from the cottage. Rhossili and Llangennith beaches are particularly well suited to surfing and several surf schools operate in the area. The surf schools cater very well for those completely new to the sport and it […]

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What is Coasteering?

If you fancy an adrenaline-fuelled fun day out, your might like to try your hand at coasteering with RIPNROCK. RIPNROCK are a locally based outdoor pursuits company who provide tailor made adventurous activities for all ages and abilities. Their team of qualified and highly experienced instructors will help you get up close and personal with […]

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Gower Holiday Cottages Special Offer

Stay in our cosy Gower holiday cottage this Autumn! SORRY – SOLD OUT FOR THIS SEASON! Stay for a 3 night break at East Pilton farm in October or November and enjoy delicious homemade cakes for tea each day! . Spend your day exploring the Gower countryside and beaches and return to find freshly made cakes […]

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