Closer than you think, West Wales is situated on the southwest corner of Wales and just over three hours from London Paddington with trains running every hour and frequent public transport services from all other major UK cities, including Birmingham and Bristol. Whilst Bristol Airport is just 90 minutes away by road and rail, Wales has its own airport; Cardiff Airport, which is just an hour from West Wales, with daily flights from leading operators including KLM, Qatar Airways, TUI, Ryanair and Vueling. For International passengers arriving at Cardiff Airport, KLM operate daily flights and also offer flying blue golf club members free transfer of one golf bag (max 23kg / 50.5lb), in addition to standard baggage allowance, where flights are operated by KLM, Air France (including HOP!), or Air Corsica.
There are registered car hire companies, public transport links and pick up and drop off points for private transfers available at each of the UK airports.
With activities such as golf, kayaking, surfing and even coasteering and an abundance of accommodation and venues from historical and boutique to large country houses and with mouthwatering dining options, using locally sourced and seasonal Welsh produce fresh from the surrounding farms and waters its easy to see why West Wales attracts so many visitors.
Just a short distance from the bustling city of Swansea (Abertawe) known for its university strengths and sporting scene of both rugby and football with two impressive stadiums available for corporate use; the Parc- y Scarlets and The Swansea.com Stadium (formerly Liberty Stadium) both lie close to the breath-taking Gower Peninsula. Pronounced Penrhy Gŵyr in Welsh, this stunning area of Wales is the first place in Britain to be named an area of outstanding natural beauty. From wide-open green spaces to woodland walks, surfing on the coast to discovering hidden bays and ancient ruins, West Wales makes a great choice for out of conference, incentive and teambuilding golf experiences. A place for teams to reenergise, with wellbeing and relaxation at the heart of the golf resorts and clubs, whilst still motivating teams with many challenging courses on offer, to achieve best performance both in and out of the work place
Parc-Le-Breos, 4 star hotel
Based in the heart of Gower, yet close to beaches, Parc-Le-Breos is within easy reach of Swansea city. This beautiful country house and restaurant has 16 guest rooms a deluxe suite and Quabs log cabin with a further two guest rooms overlooking lily ponds. The property can be hired for exclusive use and includes the entire house and grounds which include meeting space in the conservatory for up to 30 delegates and the dining room for up to 50 delegates, whilst the surrounding gardens and grounds has a landscaped area for marquee use. The whole property is fully licensed so can be used for all types of events to create the wow factor, whilst the in-house team provide support from planning through to delivery.
Clyne Golf Club
Located on the southern side of the Gower Peninsula, Clyne Golf Club enjoys fabulous 360 degrees views of both coast and mountains. This 18 hole golf course was designed by legendary Harry Colt in the 1920’s and has many challenges across the 6,432 yard course, particularly at some of the high points where the coastal breeze can catch golfers off guard. Whereas the original layout of the course remains today, there have been some major developments and the course has become a 72 par course, which hosts frequent golfing events.
Clyne Golf Club also offers small groups bed and breakfast accommodation on site at its 4 star Somerfield Lodge which consists of six en-suite twin rooms adjacent to the clubhouse and only yards from the first tee. In addition to access to the course at Clyne, the golf club have negotiated rates with four neighbouring golf clubs including Ashburnham Golf Club, Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club, Langland Bay Golf Club and Pennard Golf Club and can arrange tee times at each club so teams can make the most out of their stay.
Langland Bay Golf Club
Langland Bay Golf Club (main picture) is a par 70 course located high above the Gower Peninsula on a clifftop, with 360 degree views of breath-taking scenery. Covering 6,026 yards and with 15 out of 18 holes providing beach and sea views, it's an ideal place to revitalise teams, whilst the clubhouse sea view terrace offering a relaxing and well earned rest.
Pennard Golf Club
Pennard Golf Club is an 18 hole classic, rugged links course, 2,000 ft above sea level covering 6,420 yards. It is often referred to as The Links In The Sky. This par 71 course boasts spectacular views over Three Cliffs Bay and Oxwich Bay and situated conveniently just 8 miles from Swansea.