Swansea Bay, Wales

Swansea Bay is the perfect place to live, play and stay. The vibrant city centre is just minutes from the vast expanse of beach that joins Swansea in the east to Mumbles in the west.
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The main courtyard in Oystermouth Castle, Mumbles by home from home, via Flickr

The main courtyard in Oystermouth Castle, Mumbles by home from home, via Flickr

The Dylan Thomas Centre has a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas and his life and is also home to the Ty Llen literature programme which puts on many literary events throughout the year, including the annual Dylan Thomas Festival during October and November.    Entry is free to the Centre's permanent exhibition, 'Dylan Thomas: Man and Myth'

The Dylan Thomas Centre has a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas and his life and is also home to the Ty Llen literature programme which puts on many literary events throughout the year, including the annual Dylan Thomas Festival during October and November. Entry is free to the Centre's permanent exhibition, 'Dylan Thomas: Man and Myth'

Singleton Botanical gardens in Swansea are a very relaxing place to relax and enjoy the huge variety of flowers and plants.

Singleton Botanical gardens in Swansea are a very relaxing place to relax and enjoy the huge variety of flowers and plants.

The LC Waterpark is Wales’ biggest indoor water park with a network of pools, rides and slides, including the standing Boardrider. The Edge is Swansea's top attraction and offers a great day out for the family.

The LC Waterpark is Wales’ biggest indoor water park with a network of pools, rides and slides, including the standing Boardrider. The Edge is Swansea's top attraction and offers a great day out for the family.

There are many great ice cream cafes in and around Swansea but the undisputed king of ice cream is definitely Joe's. Located in both Swansea and Mumbles it is rare not to see a queue out the door.

There are many great ice cream cafes in and around Swansea but the undisputed king of ice cream is definitely Joe's. Located in both Swansea and Mumbles it is rare not to see a queue out the door.

The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years.    Our vast industrial and maritime heritage is ready to explore via cutting-edge, interactive technology married with traditional displays. It means a unique, captivating and involved visitor experience lies in wait at Wales’s newest national museum

The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years. Our vast industrial and maritime heritage is ready to explore via cutting-edge, interactive technology married with traditional displays. It means a unique, captivating and involved visitor experience lies in wait at Wales’s newest national museum

Swansea Promenade stretches from the maritime quarter in Swansea all the way to Mumbles with year round activities and events along the way. Ideal for all the family whether on foot or on your bike.

Swansea Promenade stretches from the maritime quarter in Swansea all the way to Mumbles with year round activities and events along the way. Ideal for all the family whether on foot or on your bike.

At Blackpill lido you'll find plenty of family fun for free.  The Lido is a must when the weather is good with its superb paddling pool, children's play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities.  With plenty of attractions nearby including the award winning Clyne Gardens, the Bay Rider and Swansea Bay there is plenty to do to ensure a great family day out.

At Blackpill lido you'll find plenty of family fun for free. The Lido is a must when the weather is good with its superb paddling pool, children's play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities. With plenty of attractions nearby including the award winning Clyne Gardens, the Bay Rider and Swansea Bay there is plenty to do to ensure a great family day out.

Clyne Gardens is a wonderful collection of parkland, woodland and international plants set just yards from the seafront.

Clyne Gardens is a wonderful collection of parkland, woodland and international plants set just yards from the seafront.

Kilvey Hill is located to the east of Swansea and offers wonderful views across the city.

Kilvey Hill is located to the east of Swansea and offers wonderful views across the city.


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The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years.    Our vast industrial and maritime heritage is ready to explore via cutting-edge, interactive technology married with traditional displays. It means a unique, captivating and involved visitor experience lies in wait at Wales’s newest national museum

The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years. Our vast industrial and maritime heritage is ready to explore via cutting-edge, interactive technology married with traditional displays. It means a unique, captivating and involved visitor experience lies in wait at Wales’s newest national museum

The Dylan Thomas Centre has a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas and his life and is also home to the Ty Llen literature programme which puts on many literary events throughout the year, including the annual Dylan Thomas Festival during October and November.    Entry is free to the Centre's permanent exhibition, 'Dylan Thomas: Man and Myth'

The Dylan Thomas Centre has a permanent exhibition on Dylan Thomas and his life and is also home to the Ty Llen literature programme which puts on many literary events throughout the year, including the annual Dylan Thomas Festival during October and November. Entry is free to the Centre's permanent exhibition, 'Dylan Thomas: Man and Myth'

There are many great ice cream cafes in and around Swansea but the undisputed king of ice cream is definitely Joe's. Located in both Swansea and Mumbles it is rare not to see a queue out the door.

There are many great ice cream cafes in and around Swansea but the undisputed king of ice cream is definitely Joe's. Located in both Swansea and Mumbles it is rare not to see a queue out the door.

The Grand Theatre in Swansea has a wide variety of shows and exhibitions for everyone to enjoy

The Grand Theatre in Swansea has a wide variety of shows and exhibitions for everyone to enjoy

We mix contemporary style with Mediterranean cuisine to create a unique, but relaxed experience. As a well established venue in Cardiff, we have spread further west to Swansea, where, situated on the top floor of the tallest building in Wales, you can enjoy superb views across Swansea Bay.

We mix contemporary style with Mediterranean cuisine to create a unique, but relaxed experience. As a well established venue in Cardiff, we have spread further west to Swansea, where, situated on the top floor of the tallest building in Wales, you can enjoy superb views across Swansea Bay.

Swansea Promenade stretches from the maritime quarter in Swansea all the way to Mumbles with year round activities and events along the way. Ideal for all the family whether on foot or on your bike.

Swansea Promenade stretches from the maritime quarter in Swansea all the way to Mumbles with year round activities and events along the way. Ideal for all the family whether on foot or on your bike.

At Blackpill lido you'll find plenty of family fun for free.  The Lido is a must when the weather is good with its superb paddling pool, children's play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities.  With plenty of attractions nearby including the award winning Clyne Gardens, the Bay Rider and Swansea Bay there is plenty to do to ensure a great family day out.

At Blackpill lido you'll find plenty of family fun for free. The Lido is a must when the weather is good with its superb paddling pool, children's play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities. With plenty of attractions nearby including the award winning Clyne Gardens, the Bay Rider and Swansea Bay there is plenty to do to ensure a great family day out.

Clyne Gardens is a wonderful collection of parkland, woodland and international plants set just yards from the seafront.

Clyne Gardens is a wonderful collection of parkland, woodland and international plants set just yards from the seafront.

Taliesin Arts Centre is at the heart of Swansea University's Singleton Campus. Open throughout the year, we host a broad programme of events including cinema screenings, an average of ten visiting exhibitions per year, and a great variety of live performances, from dance and drama to jazz and world music.

Taliesin Arts Centre is at the heart of Swansea University's Singleton Campus. Open throughout the year, we host a broad programme of events including cinema screenings, an average of ten visiting exhibitions per year, and a great variety of live performances, from dance and drama to jazz and world music.

The Liberty Stadium - Home to Swansea City FC and The Ospreys RFC

The Liberty Stadium - Home to Swansea City FC and The Ospreys RFC

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