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 >>

Map of all Museums in Wales
Also see Museums in England | Scotland



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
Name   Heritage Rating
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The Old Rectory Hotel and Golf Club

The Old Rectory Hotel and Golf Club
Crickhowell, Powys

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British History Quiz

This Archbishop of Canterbury authored two Books of Common Prayer and helped Henry VIII divorce Catherine of Argagon



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This Day in British History

20 September, 1066

Battle of Fulford near York

Harald Hardrada of Norway and Earl Tostig defeat Northumbrians under the earls Morcar and Edwin

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost his baggage in an ill-advised crossing of The Wash



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Popular Historic Attractions

Carew Cross
Historic Building   Heritage Rating 5

Tintern Abbey
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Powis Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Chepstow Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Llandaff Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5


St Ishmaels (Self catering)
Winganna, St Ishmaels

Winganna

This former Shire horse stable in the the village of St. Ishmaels sleeps five people in two bedrooms.
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The Cart Shed, Haverfordwest

The Cart Shed

Sleeping up to five people, this ground floor holiday property enjoys a rural location near Wiston, 9 miles from Haverfordwest.
Sleeps 5

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