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The County of Swansea has lots to offer the visitor and takes full advantage of the contrasts of the coast and countryside to appeal to all tastes. Whether you are looking for somewhere you can relax and unwind in a tranquil environment or have an exhilarating and exciting activity holiday in a spectacular setting.

The county of Swansea has very distinct areas of interest and lots to offer the visitor.

The City

Swansea is a vibrant developing city with much to offer all ages. The Maritime Quarter gives a distinct Mediterranean flavour to the area and this links perfectly to the lively Café quarter of Wind Street with its cafes, bars and restaurants.

The centre of the city boasts a wide variety of shops and the covered market in the middle really creates a traditional local atmosphere, where you can purchase a wide variety of traditional produce.


Mumbles is a great place to relax and unwind. It stretches along the seafront, offers a beautiful cycle/walkway adjacent to the sea and boasts some of the finest restaurants, relaxing Italian style cafes and the good old traditional pubs. The family experience is enhance with a range of play areas for the children and in the summer the land train is a real must to travel the seafront in style.


Gower was the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a secret waiting to be discovered by visitors to the area. Gower is surrounded by beautiful coastline, offering safe bathing and beautiful sandy beaches and is a maze of intricate winding roads linking stylish villages and breathtaking views.

The Beach

If you are looking for a beach holiday you have come to the right place. The beaches stretch from Swansea Bay right down to the end of Gower culminating in the breathtaking views from Worms Head at Rhossili. The water quality and high standards of beach management are exemplary and in 2002 the Area received 8 prestigious awards ? including European Blue Flag, Green Coast and Tidy Britain Seaside Awards. Gower is also becoming one of the top destinations for water sports enthusiasts and anyone looking to take to the sea.

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