Itinerary

Oxwich Castle

Oxwich Castle is a ruined Tudor mansion which stands on a wooded headland overlooking Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula in South Wales.

Built in the early 16th century by Sir Rice Mansel, and later added to by his son Sir Edward Mansel, Oxwich is an example of the Tudor courtyard style of architecture and includes a long Elizabethan gallery. It fell into disrepair after the Mansel family moved out in the 1630s.

Rescued from demolition in 1949, the castle underwent a period of conservation and reconstruction and is now in the care of Cadw (Welsh Historic Monuments).

Visit Oxwich from April to September for a small entry fee. There is parking available and dogs on lead are welcome, see: cadw.wales.gov.uk

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 20.9℃ to 21.9℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Aug 14
Expect a temp in the range 17.6℃ to 21.3℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Aug 15
Expect a temp in the range 17℃ to 18.8℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (N)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 17.2℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (N)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 15.8℃ to 17.8℃ with wind speed 0.7 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 17℃ to 17.2℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (N)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NNW)

Oxwich weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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