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Over 1100 members from all corners of the world

Gower is an area of contrasts:
magnificent cliffs, estuary marshland and seascapes,
 some of the finest beaches in the UK,
hidden valleys, wind-swept uplands
and a unique place in history.

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We are pleased to announce that our full programme of walks, talks and activities has now resumed.  Full details are available to our membership via the member's page. (May 2022).  Our members subscription covers public liability.


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    Gower on foot

    There is no better way to get to know Gower’s stunning coastline and countryside in all their glory than by walking its many paths and beaches. You’ll discover a new favourite spot each time you come here.

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Datganiad y Cadeirydd

Croeso i Gyfeillion Gŵyr ac i Gŵyr. Sefydlwyd Cyfeillion Gŵyr yn 1947 i astudio hanes a byd natur arglwyddiaeth Gŵyr ac i amddiffyn ei nodweddion arbennig. Mae gan Gŵyr hanes cyfoethog, s'yn rhychwantu 40,000 o flynyddoedd a thirwedd amrywiol a phrydferth, o'r ucheldir mawreddog yn y gogledd i harddwch Penrhyn Gŵyr, a gofrestrwyd yn Ardal o Brydferthwch Naturiol Arbennig yn 1956.

'Rydym am I chwi fwynhau y lle arbennig hwn, i ddysgu amdano ac i'w werthfawrogi. Ac fe wyddom y dewch chwi i'w garu hefyd.

Gyda'n gilydd gallwn ddiogelu popeth sy'n arbennig amdano.

Guto ap Gwent: Cadeirydd, Y Pwyllgor

Malcolm Ridge: Cadeirydd, Yr Ymddiriedolwyr

The Chairman's Statement

Welcome to The Gower Society and to Gower. The Gower Society was set up in 1947 to study the history and natural history of the lordship of Gower and to protect its special characteristics. Gower has a rich history, going back 40,000 years and a diverse and beautiful landscape, from the majestic uplands in the north to the superb Gower peninsula, much of which was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956.

We want you to enjoy this special place, to learn about it and to appreciate it. And we know that you will come to love it too.

Together we can safeguard everything that is special about it.

Guto ap Gwent: Chairman, The Committee

Malcolm Ridge: Chairman, The Trustees


The Gower Society works hard to protect of Gower’s iconic status on the South Wales coast.
Today, we have over 1100 members worldwide and want you to be one of them.

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24th May, 2022

Design Awards 2021

Information about the Design Awards 2021 is now available

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6th May, 2022

Newsletter Spring 2022

The Spring 2022 Newsletter is now available for members online. Photograph taken by: Ursula Jones, Communities and Nature Project Officer, Gower AONB on 17th February 2022

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15th October, 2021

Old Gower Farmhouses

This book was first published in 1998 to mark the Golden Jubilee of The Gower Society. It has been out of print for a number of years, but demand has continued so the Society decided to publish a new paper-back version.

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