YHA Gower (Youth Hostels Association)

Swansea, West Glamorgan, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 17th July 2020. If you are able to donate to support YHA’s charitable work at this difficult time, we’d be very grateful. Support YHA

We are offering our hostels to the NHS, homeless organisations and public sector services. For support please email [email protected]

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

YHA Gower at Borfa House is in the village of Port Eynon, in Britain’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house is next to the sand dunes and beach.

The kitchen contains two commercial electric cookers, one microwave, one commercial larder fridge, one small larder fridge, one commercial freezer, instant boiling water and a range of kitchen utensils, commercial dishwasher, crockery and cutlery for 32. Tea towels are provided.

There are 32 beds arranged in rooms each with their own private bathroom. All bed linen is provided. Travel cots are available, please bring your own cot mattress and bedding.

Parking on site for up to 3 mini buses or 5 cars. Extra car parking available nearby. 

Dining room and lounge
There is one large multi-activity room/TV lounge with a TV and DVD player, also has a dining room which seats 32 people.

There are 9 showers and 11 toilets (two fully accessible) – please bring your own towels.

There is a large garden at the back of the property with picnic tables.

This property is centrally heated throughout. WiFi is available. 

In the area
Walking, sandy beaches, Gower castles, horse riding, climbing, surfing, kayaking, fishing. Activity packages are available.

Discounts on your stay
Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more! 

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

Registered guide dogs are welcome at YHA Gower. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted.

Exit the M4 motorway at junction 42. Take the A483 to the centre of Swansea and then follow the A4067, to Gower and Mumbles. Approximately 2 miles outside Swansea turn right onto the B4436 sign posted to Bishopston. After approx 4 miles turn right after Kittle, and then left on to the A4118 at the next junction. Continue on A4118 until you reach Port Eynon. Turn left to YHA Gower, sign-posted “Borfa House”.

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