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
Why not check beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Swansea, 17 beaches in Swansea Bay and The Gower, or have a look at our list of Swansea Bay and The Gower dog friendly beaches, or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.
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, places to stay and eat: