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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Swansea Bay is a leader in the promotion of sustainable travel for visitors to the area supported by our website www.swanseabaywithoutacar.com
The LC is South Wales' Premier Waterpark and Leisure Complex whether you're after Sport & Play, Surf & Splash or Health & Fitness.
Grow Your Imagination. Go on an amazing adventure through a tropical rainforest.
Two incredible centres at Rhossili and Port Eynon both uniquely placed to explore all the adventure Gower has to offer when #ItsGowerTime
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.
Singleton Park Botanical Gardens house one of Wales' premier plant collections, with herbaceous borders, wildflower garden and three large glasshouses
The National Waterfront Museum tells the human story of Welsh industry and innovation now, and over the past 300 years.
Sheltered and sandy, Tor Bay beach is accessed via a coastal clifftop path. Great for viewfinders, explore the headland of Great Tor.
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 Bay is Wales's Waterfront City beach, as well as being the name given to the wider destination too.
The Gower Kite Shop (formally The Gower Kite Centre) opened in 2002. It Is based just outside Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula.
Oxwich Watersports is a centre of excellence offering a full range of water sports activities and training for all ages and levels of experience.
Beautiful Bracelet Bay beach is just around Mumbles' head. Its rocky shoreline is award winning, and it's great for ice cream.
A working Studio in a beautiful village near Three Cliffs Bay. View work in an adjacent gallery or chat to the artist about her creative practice.
Rhossili Bay has 3 miles of gorgeous sand and coastline. Perfect for walkers, watersports and wonderful views!
Adventure Britain offer great ideas for outdoor activity breaks, adventure holidays, family activities, stag/ hen weekends and team building.
Swansea's only indoor karting track. With karts for all ages and abilities and tracks to challenge all types of drivers.
Gower silversmith- Pa-pa jewellery designed and handcrafted on Gower, visit us for sea and beach inspired gifts and art.
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.
The original specialists offering the largest collection of lovespoon designs from Wales' best lovespoon carvers.
Open all year round offering a wide range of exciting outdoor adventure activities based around the Gower Peninsula.
Parks and green spaces are plentiful in Swansea, with over 52 areas to complement its coastline.
Oxwich Bay is a large sandy stretch with lots on offer - sea, surf, dunes, salt marsh, shops - and it's easy to get to.
Mumbles Pier the perfect family day out at the seaside!
Visit our indoor 1940's street for the sights and sounds of Wartime Britain. 1940's clothes to try on. Fun for all ages!
Pennard is a magnificent links course situated 8 miles west of Swansea, with spectacular views over Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower Peninsula.
Oystermouth Castle sits majestically on the hill in Mumbles, with stunning views overlooking Swansea Bay.
Llangennith beach is situated on the western edge of the Gower Peninsula. Dog-friendly, family-friendly and great for watersports.
Cafe Play is a soft play area and fully licensed cafe in the heart of Mumbles. We offer great party packages, including exclusive hire.
Three Cliffs Bay beach offers a wilder experience. Picture a spectacular shoreline of sand dunes, salt marsh and limestone cliffs.
Come and visit Swansea Market, the largest indoor market in Wales, for a shopping experience you won't forget!
We are fortunate to have an ideal location for teaching Power Kiting Courses, Kite landboarding, buggy courses and ready to ride Kitesurf lessons.
A 'forgotten' Victorian paradise with lakes, waterfalls, terraces, panoramic views and exotic trees is being brought back to life by Penllergare Trust
Fun for all ages and abilities! Overlooking the wide sweep of Swansea Bay, Clyne Farm Centre offers outdoor activities & self-catering cottages.
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.
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.
Broughton Bay beach sits at the north west of the Gower Peninsula. It's one of the more remote retreats.
Step back into the lives of Victorian men, women and children, who helped South Wales start an industrial revolution which shaped the world.
Swansea's iconic Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
Dryad Bushcraft is one of the UK's leading Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival training organisations.
The only PGA Championship status golf course within the City and County of Swansea.
Caswell Bay beach is a sought-after spot with surfers and families alike.
The Brangwyn is a popular centre of social and cultural life in Swansea, regularly used for weddings, functions, award ceremonies and concerts.
Port Eynon Bay is safe, sandy and award winning. It's also suitable for watersports - swap sand for sea and give one a try.
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University hosts a programme of live events and films, throwing an arts lifeline to the people of Swansea & West Wales.
The Grand Theatre provides an exciting programme of live events as well as an eclectic mix of performances and exhibitions in its Arts Wing.
Swansea Museum gives visitors a glimpse of local life, past, present and future! Plus exciting temporary exhibitions, events and workshops.
Limeslade Bay beach is a rugged and rocky retreat. A small, sheltered cove that's easy to get to.
Providing breathtaking interactive tours of the Gower coast and its wealth of wildlife, from beautiful Oxwich Bay to the magnificent Worms Head
Tour Guide & Dylan Thomas Specialist
Adjacent to Oxwich Bay, Crawley beach is small, sandy and secluded. Access is via Crawley woods or the Penmaen footpath.
Antur Ltd. is set at the heart of Wales' adventurous wilderness. We believe anywhere outdoors has an adventure to offer and more importantly, FUN!
TRIP ADVISOR BEST RATED adventurous activities on Gower.
Quality adventure days out for all group types.
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.
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.
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.
Langland Bay is a family friendly beach with a coastal clifftop walk around to Caswell Bay.
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.
Mewslade Bay beach is a snug spot at the bottom of a small valley. Enjoy sloping sea cliffs, unspoilt scenery and breathtaking views.
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.
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.
Take your breath away with the adventure and thrill of navigating the latest Honda 250cc quad bikes through acres of hills, woodland and streams.
Teaching surfing to absolute beginners and improvers. Owned and regulated by the WSF, the national governing body for Welsh surfing. Established 1981.
Swansea Prom, with its range of attractions and spectacular 5 mile stretch of Swansea Bay, is a great destination for visitors.
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.
Rotherslade Bay beach is nestled around the corner from Mumbles. It's a small and sandy stretch, that's easily accessible by road.
A beautiful gallery in the village of Mumbles surrounded by boutiques and cafes - overlooking the curve of the Bay.
Horton beach is spacious and safe, and has plenty of sea and sand to go around.
Come and hire our beautiful 1970s VW campervans, exploring the surroundings of South West Wales discovering your dreams with the journeys ahead!
Swansea Marina, where the city meets the sea. The Marina's unique location guarantees something to please every member of the family.
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