Visiting Swansea Bay

Rhossili beach

Rhossili beach

Visit endless beaches, activity rich countryside with many tourist attractions, cultural sights and venues.

Located along the coast of South West Wales, Swansea Bay includes: Swansea City – Wales second city and the regional capital of South West Wales. Gower Peninsula – the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Carmarthenshire – often known as the ‘Garden of Wales’, due to its rolling beautiful countryside. Neath and Port Talbot – boasts beautiful, bubbling waterfalls set in a stunning vista of mountains as well as some of the best mountain biking trails in the UK

Where to Stay

The area is relatively compact, so wherever you choose to stay most attractions and activities will be within easy driving distance.

From charming country cottages, to national chain and boutique hotels, superb bed and breakfast accommodation to award winning campsites, staying on the coast, in the heart of the countryside or in the buzz of the city, whatever your preference or budget, you’ll find accomodation here to meet your needs.

The Old Rectory is one of the most popular National Trust properties in the UK. Situated about half way along the sweep of Rhossili Bay, with magnificent views of the beach and Worm’s Head (voted the best place to see the sunset in UK).

See Video below for a fantastic overview of Swansea City and Gower

Just an over an hour’s drive from Swansea city centre…

Find the thrills and spills of Oakwood in Pembrokeshire. The park is regarded as one of the top ten UK theme parks and boasts world-class rides and attractions including the famous wooden roller coaster Megafobia. To the north of Swansea Bay, head up the valley to the National Showcaves Centre for Wales, Dan yr Ogof Caves, voted Britain’s finest natural wonder. The cave system is over 10 kilometres in length! If you really enjoy the great outdoors, it’s also worth taking time to head out to the Brecon Beacons or Wales Capital City Cardiff.