Whether they remained in the area during periods of extreme cold is unclear.Sea levels have been 150 metres (490 ft) lower and 8 metres (26 ft) higher than at present, resulting in significant changes to the coastline during this period.All of our guest rooms have been decorated to a high standard.Every room is en-suite, and comes with the services you would expect from a 3 Star Hotel including a TV and Tea and Coffee making facilities.The county of Glamorgan comprises several distinct regions: the industrial valleys, the agricultural Vale of Glamorgan, and the scenic Gower Peninsula.The county is bounded to the north by Brecknockshire, east by Monmouthshire, south by the Bristol Channel, and west by Carmarthenshire and Carmarthen Bay.We recently gained a wedding licence so now you can have your complete wedding day within the stunning surroundings of The Fairways Hotel.Whether its for business or pleasure be sure to check out our ‘Corporate Activities’ for a chance at trying something new and exciting.
Glamorgan is latterly represented by the three preserved counties of Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan and West Glamorgan.
Archaeological evidence shows that humans settled in the area during an interstadial period.
The oldest known human burial in Great Britain – the Red Lady of Paviland – was discovered in a coastal cave between Port Eynon and Rhossili, on the Gower Peninsula. 29,000 years before present (BP) – during the Late Pleistocene – at which time the cave overlooked an area of plain, some miles from the sea.
Its total area is 2,100 km Glamorgan contains two cities, Cardiff, the county town and from 1955 the capital city of Wales, and Swansea.
The highest point in the county is Craig y Llyn (600 metres (2,000 ft)) which is situated near the village of Rhigos in the Cynon Valley.