Swansea Destination Guide

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Explore Swansea Beaches and Coastline

Swansea is Wales' second largest city after the capital Cardiff. Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, the city is a gateway to the Gower Peninsula and the open moorland of Lliw uplands. The seafront is an 8km (5 mile) promenade from the Swansea Marina to Mumbles and offers many activities with great views across Swansea Bay. Whilst Swansea is a large city, the seaside village of Mumbles has a Victorian pier, small, independent shops and boutiques, restaurants and cafes. The south coast of Gower is the chief magnet for walkers, with a path stretching from Mumbles Head across the cliff tops, beaches and coastal woodland to Rhossili Bay

Swansea Swansea Bay and The Gower Coast Map

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Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

Swansea Castle

Place Tags: Castles and Forts

Dylan Thomas Centre

National Waterfront Museum

Place Tags: Museums

Swansea Observatory

Jersey Marine Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Swansea Bay Beach

Place Tags: Beaches