Swansea Bay, Mumbles and Gower
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Visit Swansea, Wales' vibrant Waterfront City for its star attractions, great shopping and the stylish SA1. Follow the picturesque sandy bay to the pretty seaside resort of Mumbles, known as the "Gateway to Gower". With miles of coastline and sandy beaches, the Gower Peninsula was the UK’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
What's on Offer
With 34 miles of coastline we have a choice of accessible family beaches with golden sand and facilities such as car parks, toilets and shops; and secluded coves in which to relax.
Places to Visit
Swansea attractions include Wales' oldest and newest museums (only a stone's throw away from each other!), unique galleries, the Dylan Thomas Centre and beautiful, award winning parks. Heritage hunters will enjoy our Norman castles, Tudor mansion and Victorian Pier. Don't miss the LC Swansea, complete with water park, spa and the UK's first standing surf machine! Located directly opposite another one of Swansea's star attractions, the National Waterfront Museum.
Entertainment includes theatres, casinos, nightclubs and cinemas. Our nightlife hotspots are The Café Quarter on Wind Street and SA1 Waterfront. The seaside resort of Mumbles with its speciality shops, pubs and restaurants, is popular during the evenings.
Shops in the City range from famous names to boutiques selling everything from lovespoons to surf gear. The traditional indoor market is Wales’ largest - try our local delicacies of fresh cockles and laverbread (seaweed)!
Choose from Swansea’s vibrant Café Quarter, SA1 Waterfront or enjoy lunch in one of Gower’s country pubs, - ranging from Welsh fusion to international dishes.
Recreation & Sport
Our coastline and countryside are perfect for water sports, walking and cycling. Excellent indoor sports facilities include the LC, the Wales National Pool and the 20,000-seater Liberty Stadium, home to Premier League team 'Swansea City'.
Holiday & Activity Centres
A range of activity centres in the area provide outdoor adventure, horse riding, surfing, sailing, kiteriding, climbing as well as paintballing and zip wiring!
Conference & Business Facilities
For all conference, groups and incentive enquiries, visit www.visitswanseabay.com
M4 direct, links with M50, M5, M42 and M6.
London Paddington direct in under 3 hours.
Fishguard and Pembroke Dock (1.5 hours drive): offer regular crossings to Rosslare.
Cardiff: 45 minutes