Swansea impresses from the moment you first lay eyes on the dramatic sweep of Swansea Bay, punctuated by timber-clad bistros serving up fresh oysters and crisp wines. Along this glamorous, sea-salty stretch, you’ll also find the sleek and contemporary National Waterfront Museum, while the kids will beg to splash about at the LC Waterpark.

    Where urban Swansea ends, the wild and dramatic Gower Peninsula begins. You’ll be enchanted by calm, golden beaches and crashing waves that any surfer will be desperate to ride. For a romantic evening, head to Mumbles, a gorgeous coastal enclave with dramatic sunsets and gourmet restaurants.

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      The best things to do in Swansea range from historical piers and breathtaking nature to Welsh handicrafts. Whether you’re an adventure-seeker coming to surf some of the best waves in the country or a nature lover looking for a relaxing coastal walk on the Gower Peninsula, Swansea caters for all. If you prefer dry land, you can also get...

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      You'll find excellent shops in Swansea, including Wales' largest indoor market. The largest coastal city in southwest Wales has about any type of retail experiences, from independent stores to big-name outlets. If you’re on the hunt for intricate handicrafts and vintage goods, you can also visit the city’s very own Independent Quarter. In this guide, we’ll take you through...

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      This guide of things to do after dinner in Swansea highlights the coastal city’s vibrant nightlife scene. By day, it’s a wonderful place to explore if you’re looking for pristine beaches and unique Welsh culture. But as the sun sets in this historic hub, a variety of exciting evening entertainment comes alive. So, come discover the best of Swansea with...

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