Swansea

Birthplace of poet Dylan Thomas, and the second-largest city in Wales, resilient Swansea offers a slew of leafy parks and some impressive cultural centers, including the new National Waterfront Museum and the renowned Dylan Thomas Centre. Rebuilt after WWII, the modern city of 230,000 has a charming outlook over Swansea Bay and the picturesque, unspoiled 16-mile-long Gower Peninsula, home to rich wildlife, prehistoric standing stones, dramatic cliffs and lovely beaches.

Mumbles Pier

Now halfway through a truly transformational refurbishment Mumbles Pier is one of Swansea's oldest and most famous landmarks. Open every day, except Christmas Day, so come hail, rain or shine, you'll always get a warm welcome here at the Mumbles Pier. The Victorian Pier is open to all visitors free of charge. And there is something here for everyone, young and old alike - from the arcade machines...

Dylan Thomas Centre

Free, family friendly Exhibition that chronicles the life, work and cultural context of Dylan Thomas, one of the most notable Welsh poets. Through an interactive timeline, audiovisual material and original worksheets, books and recordings, the 'Love the Words' exhibition celebrates Dylan's poetry, prose, radio broadcasts and film scripts. The Centre also runs a programme of activities throughout...

The LC

All Under One Roof.....Make waves in our fantastic family-friendly WATERPARK, featuring an exciting network of pools, rides and slides including the one-of-a-kind Boardrider. Visit ‘Play’ our aquatic themed interactive PLAY AREA which will keep young adventurers entertained for hours. Put your nerve to the test on our 30ft CLIMBING WALL.

Oystermouth Castle

Oystermouth Castle sits majestically on the hill in Mumbles with stunning views overlooking Swansea Bay. Come and explore parts of the castle that have been hidden away for centuries, and learn about the castle's exciting history. Features include ancient graffiti art from the 14th century, private staircases leading from vaults to previous banqueting halls and a 30 foot high glass bridge. Events...

BRD Gravity Centre (Board Riding Development Mountain Boarding Centre)

BRD Mountain Boarding and Gravity Centre, Gower, Swansea, South Wales. We provide lessons, courses and hire of equipment for all terrain mountain boarding, grass sledging, dirt scooters and the brd buggy. Lessons ranging from beginner to expert. A great place to visit for outdoor fun and fitness if your a corporate group, birthday party or want a thrilling experience as a small group. We provide...

Penllergare Valley Woods

On the northern fringe of the city of Swansea, and within sight of the M4 motorway, lies the estate of Penllergare Valley Woods. Here, deep in the valley, away from the noise and fumes of the passing traffic and encroaching development, you'll find the remnants of an important historic landscape, which is gradually being preserved and restored. It is a secret and magical place; where you can...

Dylan Thomas Birthplace

The house in which the late Welsh poet Dylan Thomas was born and lived with his family for the first 23 years of his life. Enter Dylan Thomas Birthplace and you go back in time to when the Thomas family bought No 5 as a new house in 1914 just a few months before Dylan was born in the front bedroom. Soak up the atmosphere of the house in which he lived for 23 years and wrote two thirds of his...