A fun city, with plenty to see and do, including the National Waterfront Museum and Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea is also surrounded by some excellent countryside.

Using the city as a base, why not check out some the finest beaches the UK has to offer, including the exceptional Rhossili Beach, just along the Gower Peninsula – you will not be disappointed.

Only in Swansea: coastal strolls and pub crawls
Wales’ second city is a fun-filled waterfront destination, voted the UK’s friendliest city, and perfect for a weekend break. more >
17th December 2019
Visit the UK’s friendliest city: Swansea
Voted the UK’s friendliest city in a report by Unbroken Britain, Swansea is a vibrant and bustling place, offering one of the warmest welcomes in the UK. more >
9th September 2019
Play retro video games in Swansea for free
The National Waterfront Museum hosts an exhibition featuring consoles released in the UK since 1973 – available for visitors to play. more >
16th November 2017
City full of culture: five reasons to visit Swansea
With Swansea in the running for UK City of Culture 2021, Jude Rogers discovers five reasons why Wales' second city is its hippest... more >
7th August 2017
Fun things to do in Swansea
A vibrant waterfront city that was once home to poet Dylan Thomas, Swansea is a great place to start when exploring the Gower peninsula and beyond. more >
7th June 2017