Things to do in Swansea
Swansea is known as Wales’ Waterfront City and is a great destination for visitors and residents offering an amazingly beautiful coastal location.
Whether you’re a domestic or international student, Swansea has lot to offer in terms of attractions, historical places and museums. If you are a football fan, you can watch Premiership games locally. The natural beauty of the coastline is some of the best in the world.
The City Centre is a vibrant hub with over 230 shops and a tremendous market that’s home to all kinds of local charms.
Swansea is perhaps best experienced as a student, and once you graduate from Swansea University, you will find that you can attribute much of your personal development to your excellent time here.
Swansea has lot to offer in terms of attractions, fun, days-out and you’ll have plenty of things to do once you’re here.
Check out some here:
- Three Cliffs Bay
You’re sure to have an overwhelming experience at Three Cliffs Bay. You’ll get a view of the amazing shoreline of sand dunes, salt wetland and the signature three limestone cliffs. It is one of the most preferred picnic spots and a photogenic part of the Gower Coast Path.
- Gower Surfing
Did you know the Gower Surf School is the only licensed surf school in the Swansea area and is also the only approved surf school permitted to run surf lessons at Caswell Bay, near Mumbles Village, Gower. It was established 15 years ago and is famous as one of the premier ‘Surfing Great Britain’ approved surfing schools. The Gower Surfing has also been featured in the national press including highly acclaimed Coast magazine, Times, Guardian, Observer, Daily Mirror and Independent.
- Go Ape Margam
This is one of the major attraction spots of Swansea. Go Ape is a tree top adventure based in the heart of Margam Country Park near Port Talbot. Here, you’ll get to acknowledge the enchanting experience of lush green forest and a healthy drop of incredible scenery. The Go Ape experience will get you some serious adrenalin rush with a life-time exciting experience and its great fun.
- Rhossili Bay Beach
With three miles of gorgeous sand and coastline, Rhossili Bay Beach is perfect for walkers, water sports and wonderful views. You might also be interested to know that Rhossili Bay has been voted into the top four of Britain’s Best Beach by TripAdvisors Travellers’ Choice for four years running and was also the first beach to be awarded Britain’s Best Beach for two years in succession.
- Down to Earth
A remarkable experience and eco-adventures are ensured here. Down to Earth offers a diverse range of innovative and high quality outdoor adventures for all ages groups and abilities. The activities here include: tree climbing, coasteering, abseiling, rock climbing, kayaking, timber framing, straw bale building, earth building, dry stone walling and more. The activities also include food growing and outdoor cooking.
- LC Swansea
Experience the joy of discovering one of the most famous premier waterpark and leisure complex. With all housed under one roof, LC is Wales’ largest Waterpark featuring an exciting preparation of pools, rides and slides to the LC Waterpark. The Waterpark’s lazy river lets you relax while the stream takes you into the wave pool and the interactive pool is considered to be the most ideal for children to splash around with a tiny slide, slanting buckets and water fountains. The aqua-tube and aqua-slide are sure to excite you along with the whirlpool and the LC water pool. Apart from the aqua-slides, LC also provides activities like climb, play and IZone.
- Swansea Market
Serving the people of Swansea for over 50 years with over 100 stalls offering everything from fresh local produce and traditional Welsh gifts to beautiful jewellery and quality rugs, Swansea market has it all. Swansea market is also known for its unparalleled variety and quality and is also famous for hosting massive events and activities such as art exhibitions, childrens’ cookery workshops and family fun days.
- Adventure Britain
Adventure Britain in Swansea is famous for its adventure holidays, family activities, outdoor activity breaks etc. The activities here include: George Walking, Canyoning, Climbing, Abseiling, Caving, Walking, Kayaking, Orinteering, Archery, Coasteering, Paintballing, Raft Building, Team Building. You’re sure to have an amazing time here.