Things to do in Swansea

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Swansea featuring a sunset, a marina and general coastal views

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1. Mumbles Pier

Mumbles Pier is a wooden walkway of fun family activities that juts out into the Bristol Channel. It is among the oldest and most famous landmarks in Swansea. Relax on a bench on the pier at sunset to see the changing hues of the sky against the rock formations on this craggy coastline.
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Mumbles Pier showing general coastal views

2. Singleton Park

Singleton Park is Swansea’s largest park and one of the green lungs of the city. It spreads across some 250 acres (101 hectares) and incorporates a boating lake, botanical garden and university campus. The history of Singleton Park dates back to 1847, when industrialist John Henry Vivian purchased parkland to create a family estate. Today, visitors come to escape the city bustle, get in touch with nature and attend summer events.
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Singleton Park featuring a garden and hiking or walking as well as an individual male

3. Caswell Bay Beach

With its gently sloping sand and picturesque coastline, Caswell Bay Beach is a family hotspot on the Gower Peninsula. The shoreline backs onto the Bishop’s Wood Nature Reserve, an area of limestone woodland and grassland. Enjoy the serene ambiance in this wild area away from the city center.
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Caswell Bay Beach which includes hiking or walking as well as an individual male

4. Oxwich Bay Beach

Sand dunes and a forest decorate the quiet refuge of Oxwich Bay Beach in the outskirts of Swansea. Water sports and sunbathing are among the activities along this picturesque stretch of sand. Hike through the wild region to appreciate its varied terrain of salt marshes, streams and mossy cliffs.
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Oxwich Bay Beach featuring touring and a beach

5. Rhossili Beach

Rhossili Beach is a place of unrivalled natural beauty; a sweeping bay of golden sand backed by the rugged green cliffs of Rhossili Down. Whether on a sun-soaked summer’s day or a blustery winter’s morning, the beach attracts crowds of families, naturalists and surfers.
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Rhossili Beach which includes landscape views, a bay or harbour and a beach

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