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East Pilton Farm

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East Pilton Farm Holiday Cottage

  East Pilton Farm Cottage in Rhossili is a fabulous holiday cottage on the Gower Peninsula, Wales. Our cottage is set on a working farm near Rhossili Beach – voted top beach in Europe!

It enjoys views of Rhossili Downs and is a short stroll from the Gower Coast Path making it an ideal base for a walking holiday. Rhossili Bay and the stunning Worms Head are just over a mile from the cottage. Porteynon, Horton, Oxwich and Llangennith beaches are all just a short drive away. Scroll to the bottom to check our availability calendar.

A Real Home From Home

Our large, Gower cottage sleeps 8 in 4 spacious bedrooms. It is perfect for two families, or for a large group of friends. The accommodation is on two levels. There are two double bedrooms, two twin-bedded rooms, two bathrooms and an open plan living area. One of the double bedrooms and the family bathroom is located downstairs in the cottage, making it an ideal choice for elderly guests or for visitors with limited mobility. There is a lawned garden at the front. To the rear, there is a walled, south-west facing courtyard, with a BBQ area seating 8. Dogs are very welcome by prior arrangement. There is free wifi available at the cottage. 3 night short breaks are available in low season.

The cottage has been converted from a Gower barn and care has been taken to retain the original features. The cottage has under floor heating to keep you cosy in the winter and has been designed and furnished with everything you need and more!


  • Sleeps 8 + 2 infants (under 2 years old)
  • 4 bedrooms (2 twins and 2 doubles)
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Close to many Gower beaches
  • Bath towels, bath sheets, bedding and all utilities provided
  • Cots, highchairs and stair gates available free on request (cot bedding not provided)
  • Dogs welcome by prior arrangement
  • Fully enclosed BBQ area to the rear
  • Enclosed, lawned garden
  • The cottage has Sky+ and free wifi
  • Normal changeover day is Saturday
  • Short breaks available in low season – please enquire
  • All major supermarkets including Asda, Tesco & Sainsbury deliver groceries to the cottage
  • 25% deposit required on booking with balance payable 6 weeks before arrival
  • Smoking is not permitted at the cottage

Andrew BoothAndrew Booth
09:52 28 Dec 18
Great working farm on the beautiful Gower peninsula. Well worth a visit.
Ron AstonRon Aston
15:05 18 Aug 18
Absolutely right for two young grandchildren . The combine and tractor were great treats. The farmers were so helpful and understanding of young ones. The cottage was spacious and well equipped. The only downside was the weather.
Andy TonkinAndy Tonkin
19:42 23 Jul 15
Three generations of our family had a wonderful holiday on beautiful Gower. East Pilton Farm Cottage was the perfect accommodation. The open plan living area was ideal for us all to be together and the bedrooms were spacious and comfortable, with seating to take quiet time out if needed! The kitchen was well equipped and sitting around the large table altogether for our evening meal was a joy. Rebecca's admin. was spot on and the two Brians always had the time to keep us informed of day to day life on their farm. Certainly a holiday to remember.
Clare MatthewsClare Matthews
19:13 25 Apr 15
We stayed at East Pilton Farm in April. The cottage is fantastic and decorated to a very high standard, with lovely little touches such a fluffy white towels and little toiletries. We loved helping out on the farm feeding the newborn lambs, everyone on the farm is so friendly. The Gower is an amazing area with great beaches, walks and places to explore. A real gem. Would recommend it to anyone.











 The Bedrooms

The cottage has four bright and spacious bedrooms which all have plenty of storage space. All beds are made up for your arrival. Three of the rooms have space for a cot, provided free of charge upon request (cot linen is not provided.) Bath sheets, bath towels and hand towels are all provided for your comfort.

The Living Area

East Pilton Farm Cottage has been lovingly converted from an original Gower barn and care has been taken to retain many traditional features. The cottage has under floor heating to keep you cosy in the winter and has been thoughtfully designed and furnished with everything you need to make your stay a memorable one.

The cottage has been tastefully renovated with exposed oak beams throughout. The sociable, open plan living space is great for mingling with friends and family, incorporating a dining area, seating 8, lounge and kitchen area. The fully equipped, modern kitchen incorporates a dishwasher, washer/drier, fridge/freezer, oven, gas hob and microwave. There is plenty of cupboard space where you will find everything you would expect to find at home and more.
In the lounge there are two large, leather settees, a 42” television with Sky+, a PS3 console and free wifi. There are two separate bathrooms at the cottage. Upstairs, there is a shower room with basin and W.C. Downstairs there is a family bathroom with a shower over the bath.


The cottage has a fully enclosed, walled, gravelled courtyard to the rear, with a BBQ and seating for 8 people. To the front, there is a lawned garden with views out towards Rhossili Downs. There is ample parking outside the cottage for 4 cars. 

For more information on Gower and accommodation in the area please visit: https://www.gowerholidays.com/


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Location & Nearby Attractions



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! The Welcome has recently undergone a major re-furbishment and is definitely worth a visit! It is open from 12 o’clock daily for food and drinks and is great for a lunchtime snack or for a special occasion.

The Oxwich Bay Hotel – 7 miles from the cottage.
The Oxwich Bay Hotel enjoys an idyllic location set beside the stunning Oxwich Beach. The hotel has a pretty beer garden overlooking the bay where you can enjoy a glass of wine. The menu serves a mouth-watering variety of freshly prepared local dishes prepared by a dedicated team led by head chef Dan Williams. The service is always friendly, the food is consistently delicious and dogs are welcome in certain parts of the hotel. Our favourites are the mussels and chunky chips, the Oxwich Bay Burger and the fabulous Sunday lunches!

The Bay Bistro Rhossili Gower, Rhossili – 1.7 miles from the cottage.
The Bay Bistro and Coffee House is in the most beautiful spot on Gower – with panoramic views over Rhossili Bay. They serve a wide range of food and drinks, as much as possible sourced locally and everything is freshly prepared. Lovely homemade cakes! It is an excellent place to eat.

Beachhouse (Bistro, Oxwich Beach) – 7 miles from the cottage
This restaurant is in the unique position of literally being on Oxwich beach! It enjoys panoramic views across Oxwich Beach and of Three Cliffs. It has a large terrace facing the sea. There is plenty of fresh fish on the menu here – as you may expect!

Fairyhill, near Reynoldston – 5 miles from the cottage
This lovely Gower country house sits in 24 acres of beautiful, wooded grounds and gardens, with a fabulous sun terrace at the back. Delicious menus with the finest local ingredients. This is definitely the place for a special occasion. Fairyhill has been ranked as one of the ten best restaurants outside London by the Daily Telegrah. We would agree! Visit the website.

The Langland Brasserie, Langland – 14 miles from the cottage
Although a 25 minute drive from the farm, The Langland Brasserie is still one of our Gower favourites! The restaurant is owned by a local Italian family, so there is always plenty of good pasta options on the menu. Also, they serve a good selection of fresh fish and offer a choice of roasts on Sunday. We love the relaxed, stylish atmosphere and the amazing views out over Langland Beach.

Britannia Inn, Llanmadoc – 7 miles from the cottage.
Boasting awe-inspiring views over the Loughor Estuary, the Britannia Inn is situated in the picturesque village of Llanmadoc on the North Coast of the Gower Peninsula. This one is a real favourite of our guests.

Gower Walks

The Gower Peninsula is an ideal place to come for a walking holiday, and East Pilton Farm Cottage provides an excellent base. We have compiled a selection of the walks that we enjoy most. All routes have been tried and tested numerous times by the whole family!

Rhossili Downs Walk
This walk has one challenging hill, but it is worth it for some of the best views of the whole Gower Peninsula! It is a circular route, starting from Rhossili Car park. Distance: 3.8 miles Difficulty Level: Medium (one very steep hill – not suitable for push chairs.) Approx time: 1 1/2 hours

Mill Woods Walk
A leisurely, circular walk through woodland owned by the forestry commission for Wales. Lovely in April and May when the bluebells are out. Distance: 2 miles Average time: 1hr Difficulty level: Easy. Suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs

Oxwich Beach Walk
Oxwich Beach Walk Gower. This is Bramble’s favourite walk. This is an easy, flat walk on the sands of Oxwich Bay and the nature reserve behind. The beach allows dogs all through the year. Distance: 2.75 miles. Average time: 1.0 hours Difficuly level: easy

Worms Head Walk
A lovely walk with breathtaking views of Britain’s best beach! Dogs must be kept on leads as there are many sheep grazing along the cliff tops.

The Coast Path
Stroll through the fields at East Pilton and you will find yourself on the Gower Coastal Path. A 10 minute walk through the fields at East Pilton, will lead you to the Coastal footpath. From here you can access the whole of the Gower coastline by foot.

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

Oxwich Castle
Oxwich Village, SA3 1ND, 01792 390359

Oystermouth Castle
Mumbles, SA3 4BA, 01792 361302

Pennard Castle
Pennard (Overlooking Three Cliffs Bay), SA3 2EW

Local Activities in Gower

Whether you prefer to explore Gower by land, sea or air, there are a wealth of things to do without leaving the peninsula. Here is a selection of our favourite tourist attractions and things to do on Gower.

Gower Coast Adventures
“A Trip of a Life time!” Many of our guests at East Pilton Farm Cottage choose to book a boat ride with Gower Coast Adventures and have taken away unforgettable memories which last long after their holiday is over! Gower Coast Adventures provides a thrilling tour of the South Gower Coast on the “Sea Serpent”

Coasteering and Adventurous Activities with RIPNROCK
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.

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.

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 riding lessons as well as pub rides and beach rides for more experienced riders.

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.

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.

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.