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.
Experience a fusion of flavour at one of our delightful delis.
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.
With our beautiful beaches, exciting range of activities and first rate accommodation, Swansea Bay is perfect for a family staycation.
Swansea Bay has a rich and captivating history. From the prehistoric homes of our cave dwelling ancestors to medieval castles, mysterious shipwrecks and tales of smugglers.
Facilities select the facilities you would like to filter by
The LC is South Wales' Premier Waterpark and Leisure Complex whether you're after Sport & Play, Surf & Splash or Health & Fitness.
The National Waterfront Museum tells the human story of Welsh industry and innovation now, and over the past 300 years.
Come and visit Swansea Market, the largest indoor market in Wales, for a shopping experience you won't forget!
Swansea's most exciting leisure venue is ready and waiting...
Grab a friend and head down to LASERZONE for an action packed entertainment experience.
Archery, Falconry and Air Rifle Shooting, available for all abilities all ages and for all occasions.
Come and enjoy Dylan's world with a tour of this living house where he was born, wrote and lived for over half his life.
There is something for everyone at Wales National Pool Swansea! Offers a wide range of aquatic and multi-sport activities for all ages and abilities.
Cafe Play is a soft play area and fully licensed cafe in the heart of Mumbles. We offer great party packages, including exclusive hire.
The Grand Theatre provides an exciting programme of live events as well as an eclectic mix of performances and exhibitions in its Arts Wing.
Visit us to research your family and local history and discover a range of books, cards and gifts for sale with a unique local flavour.
The Dylan Thomas Centre is a definitive starting point for fans and enthusiasts wanting to discover more about the life and times of Dylan Thomas.
Plantasia is a tropical paradise in a unique glass pyramid, which is just bursting with plants and animals.
The Brangwyn is a popular centre of social and cultural life in Swansea, regularly used for weddings, functions, award ceremonies and concerts.
Mumbles Pier the perfect family day out at the seaside!
Set in the heart of the Gower Peninsula, the Centre is a visitor attraction and rural life museum based around a working 12th century water-mill.
Visit our indoor 1940's street for the sights and sounds of Wartime Britain. 1940's clothes to try on. Fun for all ages!
A working Studio in a beautiful village near Three Cliffs Bay. View original paintings in an adjacent gallery or chat to the artist at her easel.
The original specialists offering the largest collection of lovespoon designs from Wales' best lovespoon carvers.
Swansea's iconic Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
A beautiful gallery in the village of Mumbles surrounded by boutiques and cafes at the top end of Newton Road 400m up hill from the sea.
Swansea Museum gives visitors a glimpse of local life, past, present and future! Plus exciting temporary exhibitions, events and workshops.
Swansea's only indoor karting track. With karts for all ages and abilities and tracks to challenge all types of drivers.
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.
Sign up to our Newsletter for updates and offers
Swansea Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide on this form. Your information will be used to provide you with the service that you have requested and will not be used for any other purpose. We will not share your data with any third parties without your explicit consent unless we are required or permitted to do so by law. You can withdraw your consent at any time and ask for your personal data to be erased from our records. Data protection law describes the legal basis for our processing your data as one based on consent. For further information about how Swansea Council uses your personal data, including your rights as a data subject, please see our corporate privacy notice on our website.