Please be aware that there are no food shops in Llangennith, so our advice is either to bring everything with you or arrange an online delivery. The major supermarkets all deliver to the village.
If you need to get extra things while you are here, these are the nearest shops:
Hillend Caravan Park
The shop at Hillend Caravan Park has now reopened following lockdown. This is a small shop selling basics and newspapers. Please check the notices for opening hours.
Heronsway Services at Llanrhidian (10 mins by car), stocks basics, some local produce and newspapers. There is also a Post Office.
Siop y Bobl at Llanmadoc (10 mins away by car).
This is a community shop, run by local volunteers, which stocks basics and a good range of local produce. In normal times, the shop is home to the Lighthouse Café (highly recommended) which serves tea, freshly brewed coffee, home made cakes and savouries. There is also a Post Office in the shop. NB No newspapers.
Check their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Llanmadoc-Community-Shop-117492851929476/ for current opening times.
At Penclawdd 15 – 20 mins by car:
CK Supermarket ~ a small/medium sized supermarket.
Butchers ~ Tucker’s (opposite CK supermarket) sells locally produced meat and also laverbread, the local delicacy made from seaweed.
Chemist ~ Huw Rees
Tesco Express in Gowerton 25 mins away by car.
Tesco Extra at the Fforestfach Retail Park just before M4 J47 (30 mins by car).
For more serious retail therapy, there are the out of town retail parks at Fforestfach or Trostre (on the A484 on the way in to Llanelli).
The covered market in Swansea City Centre is also worth a visit for its fresh fish, and local specialities such as laverbread and Penclawdd cockles.
Heronsway Filling Station, Llanrhidian (10 mins by car) Tesco Express, Gowerton (25 mins by car)