Oystermouth or Mumbles, Gateway to the Gower

This is The Promenade, were you can find the soon-to-be Promenade View B&B. One of my favourite places in the world!

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The Gower coast is one of south Wales’ best kept secrets. When I was very young we went there every summer and stayed at Oystermouth (also called Mumbles after the rocks just off the coast at Bracelet Bay where the lighthouse stands.) Mumbles is the gateway to the Gower coast and an ideal place to stay. It was famous for its “golden mile” of hostelries but now it has a slightly more up-market image, with Tenby in West Wales being the place for pub crawls these days.

Oystermouth has a ruined castle overlooking Newton Rd. where you can find traditional Welsh crafts for souvenirs as well as most of the shops in town. In the castle grounds in summer you can watch theatrical performances. The castle is said to be haunted by the ghost of the white lady and there are several sightings of her reported in the castle…

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