Swansea, Wales' City of Culture, birthplace of Dylan Thomas and the place where custard powder was allegedly invented.
Cosy but cosmopolitan Mumbles is full of local character and charm. Home to handmade crafts, luxury boutiques and arguably the worlds' best ice cream.
Declared the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956 and home to the 10th best beach in the world (as voted by TripAdvisor users in 2013).
Rural Swansea is a green great escape with rolling countryside, hidden valleys and secluded woodland. Climb to Swansea's highest point to admire the view from the top.
Afan & The Vale of Neath is lush and leafy. Bike around mountains, hide behind waterfalls and monkey about in the treetops.
Get wet, get muddy, get stuck in or just simply get a coffee. Go for an adventure or a leisurely stroll, it's your call.
Old, new, and other things too - browse our attractions, we've got something for you.
The Gower Peninsula. It's home to some of Britain's best beaches, and we've got the photos to prove it.
Dylan Thomas, a home grown literary legend. This was the place of his birth and a source of inspiration.
Creature of comfort? Here's a cracking selection of things to do undercover.
Explore the City or the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, our outdoors is great.
Wake up and smell the coffee in one of Swansea Bay's cosy B&Bs.
Camping, caravans and campervans - experience the sights and sounds of Swansea Bay first hand.
Check out our hotels. From the big brands to the independently owned and the basic to the boutique, we're sure you'll find something just right.
Stay in the countryside, by the sea or in the city - your options for self catering holidays are immense!
Exploring the area by foot or on two wheels? Here's a list of places to stay with a Walkers Welcome or Cyclists Welcome award.
Got to get away? Book yourself a bargain here and in no time you'll be living the daydream!
Planning a meal out in Swansea, Mumbles & Gower has never been easier. Check out this selection of Veggie delights.
There are many great bars in Swansea Bay. If you're looking to go for a drink, here’s a handy list to help you decide where to go.
Cafes and independent eateries are part of the local charm. There's plenty of tasty food to go round.
Wake up and smell the coffee... and then take a sip. We'll help you hunt down the baristas with the best beans.
Food is kind of a big deal to us, check out these great places to eat and be sure to make the most of your meal out.
We are the proud home to two of the UK’s top 10 best beaches - so why not consider Swansea Bay for a beach break!
In honour of Wales’ Year of the Sea, we are celebrating all things coast and want you to join us. From incredible views, unrivalled walking routes and some of the UK’s best beaches.
Home to 400 miles worth of rights of way and the first path to wrap around the coastal border of an entire nation. We are the proud home to some of the UK’s best walking routes.
Get to know Swansea Bay and discover loads of exciting things to do by downloading our free Things to Do, Beaches and Gower Coast Path Guides.
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Horton beach is spacious and safe, and has plenty of sea and sand to go around.
Sheltered and sandy, Tor Bay beach is accessed via a coastal clifftop path. Great for viewfinders, explore the headland of Great Tor.
Broughton Bay beach sits at the north west of the Gower Peninsula. It's one of the more remote retreats.
Beautiful Bracelet Bay beach is just around Mumbles' head. Its rocky shoreline is award winning, and it's great for ice cream.
Mewslade Bay beach is a snug spot at the bottom of a small valley. Enjoy sloping sea cliffs, unspoilt scenery and breathtaking views.
Limeslade Bay beach is a rugged and rocky retreat. A small, sheltered cove that's easy to get to.
Rotherslade Bay beach is nestled around the corner from Mumbles. It's a small and sandy stretch, that's easily accessible by road.
Port Eynon Bay is safe, sandy and award winning. It's also suitable for watersports - swap sand for sea and give one a try.
Caswell Bay beach is a sought-after spot with surfers and families alike.
Swansea Bay is Wales's Waterfront City beach, as well as being the name given to the wider destination too.
Llangennith beach is situated on the western edge of the Gower Peninsula. Dog-friendly, family-friendly and great for watersports.
Rhossili Bay has 3 miles of gorgeous sand and coastline. Perfect for walkers, watersports and wonderful views!
Mumbles Pier the perfect family day out at the seaside!
Pretty and pebbly, Pwll Du Bay beach sits at the bottom of a valley. It's one for the more adventurous, as access is limited to 3 footpaths.
Oxwich Bay is a large sandy stretch with lots on offer - sea, surf, dunes, salt marsh, shops - and it's easy to get to.
Adjacent to Oxwich Bay, Crawley beach is small, sandy and secluded. Access is via Crawley woods or the Penmaen footpath.
Perched high above the glorious Rhossili Bay, the National Trust car park and shop is a great place from which to explore the delights of the area.
Brandy Cove beach is accessed via the cliff path at Caswell Bay. It's a secluded spot, but offers stunning scenery.
Langland Bay is a family friendly beach with a coastal clifftop walk around to Caswell Bay.
More Seats. More Trains. More Adventures.
Pobbles Bay beach is a popular bay cornered by cliffs - take a walk to the top and soak up the seaside sights (great for adventurers!).
Three Cliffs Bay beach offers a wilder experience. Picture a spectacular shoreline of sand dunes, salt marsh and limestone cliffs.
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