A holiday to Swansea offers the best of both worlds. Enjoy the big city attractions of Swansea itself and then be amazed by the beauty of the Gower Peninsula and Mumbles right on your doorstep!
Situated by the sea, Swansea is Wales' second largest city, with plenty to offer for all kinds of holidaymakers, families and those wanting to escape reality will never be short of things to do. Beautiful beaches with breathtaking views are ideal for those wanting to relax and enjoy what nature has to offer. Along with the many other activities available to do in Swansea there is; swimming, shopping, climbing and exploring culture and history.
The LC centre, based near the Swansea Marina, is one of Wales' most popular tourist attractions with water slides, climbing walls and a 4 storey play area that includes sports halls. The new Volcano Bay will have all children erupting with excitement as the volcano explodes and fills the water-park with smoke and lasers. If you're just looking to relax the Lazy River is perfect for winding down as the current slowly pulls you away with the waves. The Interactive pool is ideal for parents with younger children that want to join in on the fun, with a mini-slide and fountains, there's fun for everyone!
Perfect for peaceful walks, Rhossili Bay is ideal for those that enjoy the scenic route. This particular beach won the Travellers Choice 2014 Award for it's 4 mile stretch of dog friendly sands, even on a cloudy day Rhossili Bay never fails to impress! For those that love to walk and explore the surroundings, stumbling across The Kings Head Inn, for a selection of home cooked foods and 4 star facilities, would be a great way to spend the evening watching the sun set over the sea from the beer garden. However, if you prefer walking around shops, the Quadrant Shopping Centre has everything to offer, with over 40 shops within, the variety never ends. No need to stay indoors, if the weather is nice the Swansea Market is great to take a stroll through on a lovely sunny day, especially for those that love a bargain!
Holidaymakers that love culture will be more than happy with the museums and castles available to visit. The Egypt Centre is great for Egypt enthusiasts and those that love a bit of history. With over 5000 artifacts, including some from the Armana and the Mostagedda, there's something for everyone to be captivated by. If history isn't your thing but food is, The Chocolate Factory is a very popular attraction, with tours to show the production of the chocolate and plenty of delicious samples to go around, you won't be leaving on an empty stomach.
National Waterfront Museum
Dylan Thomas Birth Place
Swansea Grand Theatre
Dylan Thomas Centre
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