Explore Swansea

Welcome to Swansea!

On this page we have listed some things you might want to do to explore and find out about the local area – either with family, friends or on a quiet day by yourself.

Dylan Thomas

dylan-thomas-inc-cr2-300-q80Find out more about Dylan Thomas: http://www.dylanthomas.com/dylan/visiting-swansea/

Visit his birth place: http://www.dylanthomasbirthplace.com/therooms

Cwmdonkin Park near by to his house,  has` lovely tea rooms: http://www.swansea.gov.uk/cwmdonkin

Visit the Dylan Thomas Centre http://www.dylanthomas.com/dylan-thomas-centre/

and go and see Under Milk Wood during the annual Dylan Thomas festival

Check out this website for a tour of Dylan’s Swanseahttp://www.dylanthomas.com/dylan-thomas-trails/swansea-city-centre/

 

Visit Mumbles

Osytermouth castle and an afternoon out in Mumbles – is a great thing to do when parents visit http://swansea.gov.uk/oystermouthcastle

https://www.visitswanseabay.com/destinations/mumbles/62

 

Including of course a Joe’s ice cream: http://www.joes-icecream.com/Find-Your-
Nearest.html?postcode=sa28pp

You don’t have to drive, getting out of Swansea without a car http://www.swanseabaywithoutacar.com

 

 

Get Active

Do stand up paddle boarding/beach volley ball at 360 beach and watersports: http://360swansea.co.uk or http://www.swansea.ac.uk/sport/sports-village/360/

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Play footgolf: http://www.swansea.gov.uk/article/2385/Swansea-FootGolf

Go to the local waterpark: http://www.thelcswansea.com/waterpark

Spend the day bouncing: http://www.goairtrampolinepark.co.uk/locations/swansea/

See an Ospreys rugby game at the liberty stadium http://www.ospreysrugby.com/Home/Page

Go to the Playzone for an evening in the ballpit: http://www.theplayzone.co.uk/playzone-swansea/adult-activities.htmhttp://www.theplayzone.co.uk/playzone-swansea/adult-activities.htm

 

Eat

Support independent traders and Visit swansea market and try cockles and lava bread, and fresh home made welsh cakes http://www.swanseaindoormarket.co.uk

Visit the Chocolate Kebab Shop http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/how-you-make-perfect-chocolate-11729134

Go to a restaurant with a view of the bay:  https://www.sabrain.com/pubs-and-hotels/south-wales/swansea/grape-olive-swansea/

Close to the beach: http://surfsidecafe.wixsite.com/surfsidecafe

Or a bite to eat http://www.chefandbrewer.com/pub/the-woodman-blackpill-swansea/p1456/menu/ after a gentle walk through Clyne Gardens  http://www.swansea.gov.uk/clyne.

 

For little ones

Outdoor water play at Blackpill Lido: http://www.swansea.gov.uk/article/2395/Blackpill-Lido

Enjoy Soft Play: http://www.thelcswansea.com/play

Visit Plantasia http://www.swansea.gov.uk/plantasia