Museums in Swansea and Gower, Wales

There are some fascinating museums in the Swansea/Gower region - here are a few highlights. For more detailed listings see our gazetter of museums in all of Glamorgan >>

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Name   Heritage Rating
Cefn Coed Colliery Museum Cefn Coed Colliery Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Margam Stones Museum Margam Stones Museum 4 Heritage Rating
Porthcawl Museum Porthcawl Museum 2 Heritage Rating
South Wales Miners Museum South Wales Miners Museum 3 Heritage Rating
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Knighton Hotel

Knighton Hotel
Knighton, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located in the heart of the town on the Welsh border in beautiful Powys. Approximately one hours drive to Shrewsbury Worcester and Hereford. With free WIFI restaurant and bar. This 16th Century weather boarded Coaching … more >>

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British History Quiz

This revolutionary artist, architect, and landscape gardener helped develop the peculiarly English style of landscape gardening



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This Day in British History

30 September, 1399

Henry IV declares himself king of England

Henry takes the throne after deposing Richard II. The actual coronation takes place on 13 October, and Richard is killed, probably by Henry's order, the next year.

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses



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Popular Historic Attractions

Tintern Abbey
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Caerphilly Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Chepstow Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Pembroke Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5


Amroth (Self catering)
Silvretta, Amroth

Silvretta

This detached cottage situated close to the village of Amroth in South Wales sleeps nine people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 9

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Tenby (Self catering)
The Gallery, Tenby

The Gallery

With two bedrooms, this light and airy flat is able to sleep four people and provides a spacious open-plan living area, a feature spiral staircase and a balcony.
Sleeps 4

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