Category: Volunteering

Ambassadors of outstanding natural beauty.

Gower Ambassador Programme Expanded

Tourism Swansea Bay (TSB) has been successful in gaining additional funding from the Swansea Rural Development Partnership (RDP) to further develop the Gower Ambassador programme. TSB took on the project of coordinating the Gower Ambassadors in July 2018. Since then the programme has grown from strength to strength and is continuing to evolve and recruiting…
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Big litter pick/beach clean – South Gower

Gower Peninsula Saturday 24 April, 09:00 – 18:00Sunday 25 April, 09:00 – 18:00 This weekend there will be a big beach clean and litter pick on and around our beautiful less accessible beaches of South Gower. Rob Morgan of @gowerfreshchristmastrees friends and volunteers will collect the litter we gather by boat. I plan to locate myself…
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2019 Gower Show

Gower Ambassadors were once again at the Gower Show, engaging with visitors on the Tourism Swansea Bay tourism information stand. Ambassadors Dean, Jo, Barbara, Suzy, Mark and Alan were running the Tourism Swansea Bay stand to help tell visitors to the show all about the area. We spoke to several tourists throughout the day. Abmassadors…
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Dark Sky Gower

Gower Ambassadors we were recently out with Gower AONB learning from Dark Sky Wales how to use Sky Quality Meters to measure the darkness of the night sky. Tourism Swansea Bay kindly hosted a talk and session before heading out around the village of Parkmill to give the SQMs a try. A group of Gower Ambassadors will be…
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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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Gower Cycling Festival

Two Gower Ambassadors, Helen Nicholas and Kim Baker helped the organisers of the Gower Cycling Festival by being back markers on two of the scheduled rides. Ambassador Dean also helped prior to the event by meeting with organisers to find out what help was needed and being on hand at the festival launch event.

Swansea Beer & Cider Festival

Ambassadors Dean and Sarah Tucker were on hand at the Swansea Beer & Cider Festival in the Brangwyn Hall, giving our tourist information and details of upcoming Gower Events.

Ambassadors at the Gower Show

Great day at the Gower show, helping on the Tourism Swansea Bay stand, the Gower Ambassador stand, helping the show secretary and helping the chief horse steward in the horse ring. Eight Gower Ambassadors helping in total. We had really good feedback from the secretary’s tent about how much help the ambassadors in the horse…
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Welcoming German Visitors Rhossili

Swansea recently received a visit from a cruise ship carrying a large group of German visitors. Gower Ambassadors Dean, Melissa, and Jeff were on hand to greet five coaches stopping at Rhossili as part of their day trip. The ambassadors gave out tourist information as well as talking to the guests about Rhossili, Worms Head…
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