Island House - Home of Evan Roberts     Birthplace of the Welsh Revivalist, Evan Roberts
We love Wales! The home of Evan Roberts The Land of Revival Maen Ceti (Arthur's Stone) Oxwich Bay beach below Penmaen Coed-y-mwstwr Golf Club Worm's Head (Rhossili) Swansea Marina Rhossili Bay

We love Wales!

With it's rolling hills, beautiful coastal features, above average weather and so many places to visit, how can we not love Wales!

The home of Evan Roberts

The birth place of Evan Roberts, evangelistic revivalist renowned for starting the 1904-1905 revival in South Wales.

The Land of Revival

Explore the spectacular scenery of 'God's Country'...

Maen Ceti (Arthur's Stone)

A view across the Llwchwr estuary to Llanelli and Carmarthenshire...

Oxwich Bay beach below Penmaen

Enjoy secluded walks to beaches between high hedgerows of brambles, the smell of bracken in the air and sand in between the toes...

Coed-y-mwstwr Golf Club

For keep golfers, Coed-Y-Mwstwr Golf Club was founded in 1994 and as the name suggests, is located in the wooded countryside on the outskirts of Bridgend Town...

Worm's Head (Rhossili)

With 3 miles of golden sandy beach, Rhossili Bay curves along an arc running northwards...

Swansea Marina

Swansea Marina lies at the very heart of the city's redeveloped and award winning Maritime Quarter...

Rhossili Bay

Spectacular sunsets can be captured at the right time of day...



"Farwell and a big thank you 4 everything. So glad I could fulfil my promise to my mother and stay in Island House. Till we speak again..." - John Sharpe, Evan Robert's nephew (His mother was Megan, sister of Lilian who was married to Dan Roberts)

"Thank you for your hospitality, the room was great and comfortable, and the breakfasts were great and filling. We can see the care and attention you have given to make a comfortable and welcoming place to stay. Thank you again!" - Stuart Ann Simon & David Beddows (Cheadle, Stockport)

"Thanks for you hospitality - We had a nice, relaxing time here - We slept like logs! Breakfast was really nice, Loved the view and the old pictures. PS. Thanks for the souveniers!" - Dave & Doreen Slaughter

"Thank you Gordon & Viv for a very interesting stay Ken & I will come again . May God richly Bless you!" - Anne & Ken (Cardiff)

"Thank you for a wonderful stay, very friendly and welcoming, breakfast brilliant. Thank you and best wishes" - Shirley & Wal

"Thank you for having us, you made us feel really welcome. We loved staying here, shame we forgot our swimming tots, but we'll bring them next time... and we love Scarlet!" - Jessica, Joshua & James (Birmingham)

"What can I say, you made us very comfortable and the only bad point is we were sorry to say goodbye" - Peter & Debbie

"Thanks for a great stay Gordon, Viv, Scarlet & the cats. You have a lovely peaceful B & B with yummy breakfasts and we would definitely come back. Take care & good luck!" - Russell, Kay, Schalk & Gen (The South Africans)                                                                                     

"Thank you we've really enjoyed our stay - really great that you were so flexible.....thanks again!" - Philip, Irene & Elizabeth

"We also felt very much at home. It's a very nice place to stay and you made us feel like being at home. Thanks for the bigger room. We hope to be back again - but earlier and not after 9-15 years" - Susanne & Karla Lang (Brandenburg, Germany)

"Home from home. Lovely location, very friendly and welcoming. Keep up the good work Viv & Gordon. I hope to return one day!" - Olivia Lewis (Hastings East Sussex)

"Lovely location, excellent breakfasts. We had a marvelous time." - Brian & Josiane

"Lovely quiet location, very relaxing, excellent breakfast and very warm welcome!" - Russell & Dianne Blake

"Thank you Gordon & Viv for your hospitality. Enjoyed the visit and will be back again. I bless you and this home." - Lincoln

"It has been a privilege to stay in Evan Roberts' home. Thank you Gordon & Viv for opening it up!" -  Alena Wedlock (new Zealand)

Older guest quotes

There are so many beautiful quotes from guests. Here are an extract...

"5 STAR !!!. Hugs and Bugs!! or no bugs! :-) Smiling! Bless you with joy in Jesus!"

"Thank you for maintaining the history of this home which is so special for a lot of people. Thank you for opening your home where there is such a wonderful atmosphere of welcome and love. May Jesus become more real to everyone who comes here.  Love Frank & Pam Hughes" (Worthing Sussex)

"What a place to unwind from the pressures of London and with excellent food. Thank you" - Jeff Jones

"WOW Best bed & Breakfast that I have found all year! Great hospitality, beautiful upkeep of the property, wonderful backyard and pool, and fabulous location. We just bless you and your home. Thank you for sharing, caring and allowing us to feel so welcome in the famous UK. Love Ben and Stephanie Dunn"

"This is a wonderful Bed & Breakfast!! I Had such a great time and the room, food and hospitality were all so good. Thank You!"

"I can see the care and attention you have given to make a comfortable and welcoming place to stay - and the stewardship of the Evan Roberts heritage. Thank you again. I will warmly recommend the visit - With Love in Christ" - Sam Rendleshort, Berkhamsted, England.    

"What an idyllic place to stay! Thank you so much for being so easy going, warm and welcoming" - Victoria Hall & Hilary Glover 

"Thank you for a good start to the Easter weekend, Your warmth and hospitality has most certainly lifted our spirit and boosted our energy level. We are now fully equipped to cycle around the Gower.                                                        Mena & Antje xxx"

"Your thoughtfulness and kindness, with the many homely touches available for us were very much appreciated- and the breakfasts are the best we've ever had!" - Sue & John Gillies

"Knowing the history of this house caused me to be very excited, I was not disappointed. May God once again raise up many such homes with such a deep spiritual inheritance all across the nation. Thank you for opening your home." - S Vaughan

"Thank you very much for your warm hospitality and scrumptious breakfasts. You have a very lovely home which brings a peace with it. Lovely to wake up to hear the birds singing. The room was very comfortable. God Bless!" - Jim & Dorothy Thompson

"It is so nice here that I hurried back to spend my entire evening in the luxury of my room!" - J. Knight

"Having stayed here for a long duration of 2 years I can honestly say this is the best Bed & Breakfast I have stayed in, and boy is this a good endorsement I can assure you. I could be labeled as a bit of a connoisseur in the hotelier business. Gordon & Viv's hospitality is second to none. The rooms are always clean and fresh and invitingly comforting after a hard days work. Viv's cooked breakfast is the best in the area and evening time is tranquil and quiet ensuring a good nights sleep is guaranteed. Best Regards, Bob Hagan" - October 2005 to 19 December 2007(Yes he stayed that long!)