Swansea, Wales’ Waterfront City, has a vibrant City Centre with over 230 shops and Wales’ largest indoor market. As well as a wide range of indoor attractions (including the oldest and newest museums in Wales), Swansea boasts award winning parks and gardens. Clyne Gardens is internationally famous for its superb collection of rhododendrons and Singleton Botanical Gardens is home to spectacular herbaceous borders and large glasshouses.
Swansea sits on the sandy 5 mile stretch of Swansea Bay beach, which leads to the cosy but cosmopolitan corner of Mumbles. Capture its colourful charm from the promenade and pier, the bistros and boutiques, and the cafés and medieval castle.
This guide takes you on a walking tour of the ‘Top 10’ most asked about attractions in and near Swansea City Centre, by our lovely visitors.
Swansea Council Countryside Access team
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With nearly 400 miles’ worth of rights of way, Swansea Bay offers many memorable walking routes, from short family trips, taking in many of the small churches and landmarks in the area, to routes for the more experienced, with breathtaking views of the Gower Peninsula. Read more: