Coordinates: 51°35′29″N 4°12′59″W / 51.591500°N 4.216294°W / 51.591500; -4.216294
|Welsh: Penrhyn Gŵyr|
1850 map of the Gower Peninsula
|OS grid reference||SS465904|
|Ceremonial county||West Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
Gower or the Gower Peninsula (Welsh: Gwyr or Penrhyn Gŵyr) is a peninsula in south Wales, jutting from the coast into the Bristol Channel, and administratively part of the City and County of Swansea. In 1956 Gower became the first area in Britain to be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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... the presence of Neanderthals has been discovered on the Gower Peninsula ... in a coastal cave between Port Eynon and Rhossili, on the Gower Peninsula ... hunter-gatherers began to migrate to the British Peninsula – through Doggerland – from the European mainland ...
... A film, Gower Boy, made by artist Gee Vaucher and musician Huw Warren, described as a "gentle, contemplative exploration of the Gower Peninsula in Wales", debuted at the 14th Raindance ...
... Further information Gower Peninsula and Parkmill The Neolithic cromlech at Parc le Breos is about seven ½ miles (12 km) west south–west of Swansea ... feet (15 m) above sea level, less than 1 ¼ miles (2 km) from the south coast of the Gower Peninsula. 2,000 acres (810 ha) by John de Braose, Marcher Lord of Gower, in about 1221–32 CE, the park is now mainly farmland ...
... To the west is the Gower Peninsula with its rural landscape dotted with small villages ... The Gower Peninsula was the first area in the United Kingdom to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) ... Excluding the urbanised area in the south-eastern corner, the whole of the Gower Peninsula is part of an AONB ...