Swansea is a delightful city situated on the picturesque southern Welsh coast. It is most famous for being the birthplace and long-time residence of the great poet, Dylan Thomas. However, people from across the world have been inspired by the beauty of the Gower Peninsula. Significant investment has allowed for the development of a marina, national museum, water park and transport museum in recent years. It is little wonder that Swansea has gained a reputation as one of the finest tourist destinations in the UK.
Those of you with an interest in Welsh history may be particularly keen to visit the fascinating heritage centres of Swansea. You may view a selection of maritime exhibits and learn about the development of the Welsh industrial economy during a tour of the National Waterfront Museum. You might also take the opportunity to listen to dramatic recreations at the Dylan Thomas Centre. The museum staff will provide a fascinating insight into the myths regarding the literary output of this famous figure.
You'll be able to enjoy numerous outdoor activities during fine days in Swansea. It might be tempting to go and have a look at the luxury yachts in the marina. Or perhaps you'd prefer to take a leisurely stroll through the delightful Singleton Park. Then head across to the Mumbles and enjoy spectacular panoramic views from the promenade. An action packed day could be rounded off with a refreshing coffee and cake at one of the local cafés.
There are no shortage of options when it comes to evening entertainment in Swansea. You could watch a game of premiership football or rugby at one of the magnificent local stadiums. It might also be tempting to scale the heights of the climbing wall and experience the exhilaration of the indoor surfing ride at the LC2 leisure centre. Or perhaps you'd like to treat the kids to a game of ten pin bowling at PARC Tawe.
Those of you with a passion for fine food will be spoilt for choice in Swansea. You'll discover a great selection of restaurants serving everything from Mediterranean snacks to hearty Welsh meals. You may even be tempted to try one of the ales produced at the local Tomos Watkin brewery.
Whether you want to enjoy a coastal walk or a bite to eat along the waterfront, visit the Swansea Museum, soak up the energetic nightlife or relax at one of the picturesque surrounding beaches on the Gower Peninsula there is plenty of choice from our serviced apartments to provide you with a real home for your stay.
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