#50days – our adventure bucketlist

#50days project: Adventures in Wales

#50days project - Jumping off dunes Llangennith Gower Peninsula

#50days – the adventure starts here!


  1. Learn to surf at award-winning Rhossili Bay with GSD
  2. Ride the waves on a boat trip with Gower Coast Adventures
  3. Beat the crowds on a scenic picnic in Clyne Gardens
  4. Have a Mountain Bike adventure at Afan Forest Park
  5. Go on a wilderness adventure – foraging and cooking with Dryad Bushcraft
  6. Scramble to the Worm’s Head with ‘Walk & Kayak Gower’
  7. Explore the archaeologic treasure of Arthur’s Stone on Cefn Bryn
  8. Have a Dylan Thomas Day: Visit Number 5 Cwmdonkin Drive – Dylan’s Birth Place – and the Dylan Thomas Centre at Swansea Marina
  9. Wales Coastal Path #1 – Mumbles to Oxwich
  10. Wales Coastal Path #2 – Oxwich to Rhossili
  11. Wales Coastal Path #3 – Rhossili to Llanrhidian
  12. Wales Coastal Path #4 – Llanrhidian to Gowerton
  13. Attend an event at Oystermouth Castle – It’s a knockout, Mumbles Marvellous Weekend, so many more!
  14. Take a history tour of Mumbles Village with Step Back in Time
  15. Kayak the coast from Caswell to Brandy Cove
  16. Unravel the mysteries of Penrice Castle and Estate, Oxwich
  17. Take a walking tour of Swansea Marina
  18. Watch the Mumbles Lifeboat launch from the pier, then scramble out to Mumbles Head & its iconic Lighthouse
  19. Get creative – discover the art scene in Swansea and find the best local galleries
  20. Get wet and wild with the kids at Blackpill Lido
  21. Get off the beaten track on a WheelRights adventure to Tircoed and Rhyd-y-Pandy
  22. Spend a summer day lazing at Cwmdonkin Park – Dylan Thomas’ favourite flower-filled haunt
  23. Attend a Ukelele festival at the Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
  24. Wander through the spring flowers at Colby Woodland Gardens in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
  25. Have a rainy day adventure – National Waterfront Museum & Swansea Museum
  26. Experience the boardrider at LC2 waterpark
  27. Gaze out over the Salt Marshes from Weobley castle, then feast on local delicacy Salt Marsh Lamb
  28. Go off the grid at Bishopswood Valley
  29. Watch sunrise (or sunset) from Three Cliffs Bay
  30. Get geological at Storm Beach Pwlldu
  31. Stride out onto Whiteford Sands Nature Reserve peninsula to the ancient iron lighthouse
  32. Tackle the Clyne Valley Cycle Path on two wheels
  33. Go pony trekking at Parc Le Breos or Clyne Farm
  34. Camp with the kids at Tor Bay – toast marshmallows and gaze at the stars
  35. Go on a tastebud adventure with a decadent Afternoon Tea at Stout Hall
  36. Walk behind a waterfall in the magical Vale of Neath
  37. Carmarthen Castles and Gardens – take a scenic drive through the gorgeous Tawe Valley to visit Paxtons Tower, Kidwelly Castle, Carreg Cennen Castle, Aberglasney Gardens, Dinefwr Park and Castle
  38. Step back in time on an antique adventure to the National Botanic Gardens of Wales
  39. Go bird-spotting at Llanelli’s Wetlands Centre
  40. Explore Margam Country Park
  41. Learn to SUP at Langland Bay with Gower SUP
  42. Spin bicycle wheels up the Swansea Valley on National Cycle Network Route 43 taking in SA1, Liberty Stadium, Coed Gwilym Park and Pontardawe
  43. Trek the peninsula’s backbone: The Gower Way (Rhossili to Penlle’r Castell) days #1, #2 & #3
  44. Go tobogganing at Pembrey Country Park – the longest run in Wales
  45. Go underground at Dan-yr-Ogof – a 15km long cave system and dinosaur park
  46. Soak up some National Trust culture just off the M4 at beautiful Dyffryn Gardens
  47. Stargaze in the Brecon Beacons – our closest Dark Sky Reserve
  48. Take a trip on the Gwili Steam Railway