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Swansea – Premier City

Mmmmm …Mumbles

A City Centre fringed by five miles of golden sands. All the way from Mumbles Lighthouse in the west, along the Prom to the Marina and its stylish sister, the SA1 Waterfront. Easy to get around on foot, you can sightsee, shop and build sandcastles without getting in your car.

Despite the name, Mumbles is something to shout about; colourful fishermen’s cottages, yachts bobbing in the Bay, dining out on fresh local produce, eclectic shopping and four Welsh Italian ice cream parlours. It’s one of those special little places that you visit and return to again and again.

Not to be missed …

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Indoor surfing at the LC Leisure Complex Eating fresh cockles in vinegar at Swansea Market Hi-tech history at the National Waterfront Museum Ancient fossils and an Egyptian Mummy at Swansea Museum Riding the Swansea Bay land train along the Prom Clyne Gardens ablaze with colour and a trip to the tropics at Plantasia Dazzling dahlias at Singleton Botanical Gardens High rise dining at the Grape & Olive at the top of Wales’ tallest building Watching the newest Premiership side playing at home at the Liberty Stadium!

Medieval Oystermouth Castle and its new Visitor Facility The café culture and fine dining overlooking the Bay Discovering galleries and craft shops – even a Lovespoon Gallery Stylish boutiques and wicked surf shops Strolling along the Promenade to Mumbles Head Walking in Mumbles Nature Reserve Beautiful, award-winning Bracelet Bay Clifftop walks to Langland and Caswell Bays Did I mention the ice cream? Don’t leave until you’ve had one!

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We’re in the Barclays Premier League. The first Welsh club in the history of the League.This gives us the opportunity to let even more people know that Swansea Bay has always been in the top flight of holiday and short break destinations.

Go Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, says it all really. The UK’s first, so it must be special. Staggering scenery, captivating coastline and a bevy of beautiful, award-winning beaches, just great for relaxing in, walking across or taking part in an A to Z of adrenalin fuelled activities. Don’t forget your camera and …

From the Liberty Stadium, to the medieval ramparts of Oystermouth Castle and the three mile sweep of Rhossili Bay; whether your interest is football, heritage, walking or watersports, Swansea Bay can offer wide open spaces, small, cosy cafés or an exciting night on the town. Make unforgettable memories by … n n n n n n n n n n

Photographing a beautiful sunset at Worm’s Head Walking the Gower section of the Wales Coast Path Exploring the medieval fortress of Weobley Castle Relaxing over lunch in a cosy country pub Surfing at Llangennith, Caswell or Langland Paragliding from Rhossili Downs Walking the Gower Way (at 35 miles long you may need a packed lunch!) Strawberry picking at Gower farms Galloping through the surf at Three Cliffs Bay Going for a paddle in clear, clean water and squidging the sand between your toes

Quick Guide to Swansea Bay, Mumbles and Gower  

A quick guide to Wales' Premier City and the surrounding area.

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