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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Down to Earth offers remarkable experiences and eco-adventures from our two stunning centres on Gower. Open daily, all year.
We provide professional SUP tuition from the serene to the extreme. Come and try the most popular outdoor activity among first-time participants.
Two incredible centres at Rhossili and Port Eynon both uniquely placed to explore all the adventure Gower has to offer when #ItsGowerTime
Singleton Park Botanical Gardens house one of Wales' premier plant collections, with herbaceous borders, wildflower garden and three large glasshouses
Dryad Bushcraft is one of the UK's leading Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival training organisations.
Beautiful Bracelet Bay beach is just around Mumbles' head. Its rocky shoreline is award winning, and it's great for ice cream.
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 Watersports is a centre of excellence offering a full range of water sports activities and training for all ages and levels of experience.
TRIP ADVISOR BEST RATED adventurous activities on Gower.
Quality adventure days out for all group types.
Brandy Cove beach is accessed via the cliff path at Caswell Bay. It's a secluded spot, but offers stunning scenery.
Pennard is a magnificent links course situated 8 miles west of Swansea, with spectacular views over Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower Peninsula.
A 'forgotten' Victorian paradise with lakes, waterfalls, terraces, panoramic views and exotic trees is being brought back to life by Penllergare Trust
We are fortunate to have an ideal location for teaching Power Kiting Courses, Kite landboarding, buggy courses and ready to ride Kitesurf lessons.
Swansea Bay is Wales's Waterfront City beach, as well as being the name given to the wider destination too.
Swansea Marina, where the city meets the sea. The Marina's unique location guarantees something to please every member of the family.
Mewslade Bay beach is a snug spot at the bottom of a small valley. Enjoy sloping sea cliffs, unspoilt scenery and breathtaking views.
Rhossili Bay has 3 miles of gorgeous sand and coastline. Perfect for walkers, watersports and wonderful views!
Llangennith beach is situated on the western edge of the Gower Peninsula. Dog-friendly, family-friendly and great for watersports.
Sheltered and sandy, Tor Bay beach is accessed via a coastal clifftop path. Great for viewfinders, explore the headland of Great Tor.
Antur Ltd. is set at the heart of Wales' adventurous wilderness. We believe anywhere outdoors has an adventure to offer and more importantly, FUN!
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.
Teaching surfing to absolute beginners and improvers. Owned and regulated by the WSF, the national governing body for Welsh surfing. Established 1981.
Mumbles Pier the perfect family day out at the seaside!
Experience an unforgettable Full Day Tour to Britains first AONB as we take you on a breathtaking journey highlighting all that Gower has to offer.
Horton beach is spacious and safe, and has plenty of sea and sand to go around.
Fun for all ages and abilities! Overlooking the wide sweep of Swansea Bay, Clyne Farm Centre offers outdoor activities & self-catering cottages.
Oxwich Bay is a large sandy stretch with lots on offer - sea, surf, dunes, salt marsh, shops - and it's easy to get to.
Oystermouth Castle sits majestically on the hill in Mumbles, with stunning views overlooking Swansea Bay.
Adventure Britain offer great ideas for outdoor activity breaks, adventure holidays, family activities, stag/ hen weekends and team building.
Providing breathtaking interactive tours of the Gower coast and its wealth of wildlife, from beautiful Oxwich Bay to the magnificent Worms Head
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.
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!).
Swansea Prom, with its range of attractions and spectacular 5 mile stretch of Swansea Bay, is a great destination for visitors.
Limeslade Bay beach is a rugged and rocky retreat. A small, sheltered cove that's easy to get to.
The Gower Kite Shop (formally The Gower Kite Centre) opened in 2002. It Is based just outside Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula.
Langland Bay is a family friendly beach with a coastal clifftop walk around to Caswell Bay.
Go Ape is the UK's number one Tree Top Adventure. Head to Margam for fun in the trees, taking on zip wires, tarzan swings and rope ladders.
Adjacent to Oxwich Bay, Crawley beach is small, sandy and secluded. Access is via Crawley woods or the Penmaen footpath.
The only PGA Championship status golf course within the City and County of Swansea.
The Swansea Community Boat offers a truly unique opportunity for both visitors to Swansea and locals alike to take a trip up the historic River Tawe.
Open all year round offering a wide range of exciting outdoor adventure activities based around the Gower Peninsula.
Broughton Bay beach sits at the north west of the Gower Peninsula. It's one of the more remote retreats.
Hop on a Santander Cycle and explore the city and bay by bike. Bikes are easy to hire from 5 docking stations located along the sweep of Swansea Bay.
Parks and green spaces are plentiful in Swansea, with over 52 areas to complement its coastline.
Step back into the lives of Victorian men, women and children, who helped South Wales start an industrial revolution which shaped the world.
Caswell Bay beach is a sought-after spot with surfers and families alike.
Tour Guide & Dylan Thomas Specialist
Take your breath away with the adventure and thrill of navigating the latest Honda 250cc quad bikes through acres of hills, woodland and streams.
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