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Spring Around the Corner

Primula vulgaris showing first signs of coming spring on my favourite clifftop walk around Tor in early February. Although checking my pics I see that last Spring my first sighting was 30th December 2017. Geoff Wildman

Beautiful walk to Oxwich beach

Gower Sunset

Lovely sunset today on the Gower Peninsula..

Dark Sky Wales

Gower Ambassadors were on hand to help the organisers of a Dark Sky Wales public engagement even at the Purple Badger, Llanrhidian. Ambassadors engaged with residents and learned about the application by the Gower AONB / Swansea Council for Gower to get an official dark skies accreditation. A mobile planetarium was set up so that…
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National Trust Beach Clean

Gower Ambassadors turned up to help at a National Trust Beach clean in Llangennith. We spent the morning helping the National Trust along with members of the public, cleaning several bags worth of rubbish off the beach. It felt good to do something that helps the local environment and wildlife. If you visit the beach,…
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Ambassadors on TV!

Three Gower Ambassadors have been spotted on Television in 2018 Helen Nicholas Ambassador Helen Nicholas was seen on BBC programme ‘Hidden Wales With Will Millard’. Helen was called upon to talk on the show due to her extensive local knowledge of history, and the area. Helen is part of the team at Gower Unearthed who…
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Tourism Swansea Bay Christmas Dinner

Tourism Swansea Bay members (local tourism operators) and Gower Ambassadors enjoying a Christmas Dinner at the wonderful venue of Ocean View Windmill Gower with a talk from Andrew Price – TV Presenter for ITV Coast & Country and owner of Dryad Bushcraft We also managed to help raise over £100 for the NCI Coast Watch which was passed on to…
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National Trust Guided Walk

A cold and wet day but still a really nice guided walk with the National Trust at Rhossili. It’s stunning whatever the weather. The guide, Mark, was fantastic and it was really interesting to hear about National Trust work and plans at the vile as well as getting the opportunity to talk to the people…
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Meeting Queen Legend Brian May

I welcomed Queen guitarist Brian May to Gower yesteray! Brian and Tourism Swansea Bay chairman Steve Crocker (pictured 3rd from left in the instagram pic below) are involved in a Gower project together to try and reduce Bovine TB in Gower (details in Instagram pic). The visit was arranged to help raise awareness of the…
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Visit to The Gower Inn

Last night we took Gower Ambassadors to the Gower Inn to network with local tourism providers and members of Tourism Swansea Bay. We heard from the new manager of the Gower Inn (Mike) about all the great things he’s doing there since being in post, what’s on offer, and upcoming events. We also heard from Bob,…
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