Rhossili Down - National Trust, Sweyne`s Howes

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Rhossili Down - National Trust, Sweyne`s Howes

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Trig Point, Rhossili Down
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At 632 feet above sea level, the summit of Rhossili Down is the highest point on Gower. It is a superb viewpoint, offering stunning views of Worms Head, Rhossili Beach and the surrounding countryside. A Bronze Age cairn lies north of the summit, and on the hill`s gentle eastern slopes are two Neolithic burial chambers known as Sweyne`s Howes. The land is owned and managed by the National Trust.

Locally, The National Trust is very active in the conservation of the natural and built environment on Gower.
The National Trust aims to preserve and maintain places of historic beauty and natural interest for now and future generations. The Trust protects and opens to the public over 300 historic houses and gardens and 49 industrial monuments and mills, as well as forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, downs, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, castles, nature reserves, villages.

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The National Trust is a charity and is completely independent of Government. It relies on membership fees, donations and legacies, and revenue raised from commercial operations. There are many volunteer opportunities to suit all tastes, so get involved! Volunteering comes with perks such as free admission and parking at all sites.

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