Swansea can be found on the south coast of Wales, on the Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Beauty. It is a vibrant cultural hub and has a buzzing town centre with cafés, restaurants and independent shops. Near the harbour, you’ll find The National Waterfront Museum featuring coal-industry artefacts, The Dylan Thomas Centre with great exhibits and regular markets selling fresh local produce, flowers and crafts.
Why visit Swansea?
This fantastic coastal city is an unmissable holiday destination. It’s ideal for families who want somewhere they can explore and enjoy a holiday by the seaside. It also makes a great destination for large groups of friends or couples on a romantic break.
Things to do in Swansea:
See the castle, the museum and wander along the bay. Lie on the sandy beach, search for a souvenir in the markets, and grab a cake and tea at a café. When you’re done exploring the city venture out into Gower for more glorious sandy beaches, delightful trails and walks and stunning scenery.
Why stay in a Swansea cottage?
With a wide range of fantastic holiday cottages in Swansea, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Find the perfect place to escape to with friends and family during your holidays this year. In such a gorgeous region of Wales, you’ll be sure to find a lovely place to stay while on break. Browse our collection.
Three must see things in Swansea:
- Wander down the promenade at Swansea Bay and relax on the sandy beach.
- Have fun exploring the National Waterfront Museum that details Wales’ industrial revolution.
- Spend the day at Singleton Park which has a boating lake, mini-golf and large grassy space for running and playing games.