Outdoor Activities

Explore our recommended outdoor activities.

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Outdoor Activities In Swansea

The Gower Peninsula

Just a short drive from Mercure Swansea, The Gower Peninsula is voted by ‘Which?’ readers as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore wild moors and dramatic limestone cliffs to golden, sandy beaches. Gower is a geological goldmine, with 33% of it being of scientific interest.

National Botanic Garden of Wales

Take a trip to the National Botanic Garden of Wales and witness Lord Foster’s glasshouse, which contains a beautiful range of themed gardens and the national nature reserve. The British bird of prey centre team has regular performers at the botanical garden with daily shows and hands-on experiences.


Gnoll Country Park

Explore 200 acres of woodlands and open space at the Gnoll Country Park. Take a step back in time and look at how the families of the Gnoll estate shaped it. There is something for everyone with a nine-hole golf course, a choice of children’s playgrounds, and much more activities.