Swansea Bay

Swansea Bay - The Maritime Quarter
Swansea Bay - The Slip
Swansea Bay - Brynmill
Swansea Bay - Sketty Lane
Swansea Bay - Blackpill
Swansea Bay - The Mumbles

This is our guide to places of interest, on or close to the five-mile-long Swansea Bay promenade. You can walk all the way from Swansea’s maritime quarter to Mumbles pier and beyond. The promenade forms part of the Wales coast path. It contains a cycle track and has various pieces of fitness apparatus doted blog its length. Click on the individual maps above to read about the Swansea Bay attractions at the various locations along the promenade.

The information postcodes for your satnav and telephone numbers for contacting the individual attractions.

Maritime Quarter – SA1 3ST

Swansea Bay - Maritime Quarter

Situated between the city and the sea the maritime quarter is home to some of Swansea’s visitor attractions and heritage sites

  • LC2 indoor water park – Telephone 01792 466500
  • Swansea Marina – Telephone 01792 470210
  • The National Waterfront Museum – Telephone 029 2057 2600
  • Dylan Thomas Centre – – Telephone 01792 463980
  • Swansea Museum – Telephone 01792 653 763
  • Copper Jack heritage boat trips – Telephone 01792 347549

The Slip – SA1 4NP

Swansea Bay - The Slip

The slip was one of the most popular areas of Swansea bay during the early to mid parts of the twentieth century.

  • Victoria Park – SA1 4NP
  • The Patt Pavillion – SA1 4PQ
  • St Helens rugby & cricket ground – SA2 0AR
  • Swansea Jack monument – SA2 0AR
  • Dogs allowed on the beach between Victoria Park and Sketty Lane.


Swansea Bay - Brynmill

Probably the second most popular area of Swansea bay during the early to mid parts of the twentieth century.

  • Singleton Park – SA2 8PY
  • Brynmill Park – SA1 0JQ
  • Dogs allowed on the beach between Sketty Lane and Victoria Park

Sketty Lane

Swansea Bay - Sketty Lane

Another popular area of Swansea bay during the early to mid parts of the twentieth century.

  • Singleton Park boating lake – SA3 5AU
  • Wales National Pool SA2 QG
  • Ashleigh Rod FootGolf – SA3 5AU
  • Dogs allowed on beach between Sketty Lane and Victoria Park


Swansea Bay - Blackpill

Free entry and plenty of things to keep the children occupied.

  • Blackpill Lido – SA3 5AS
  • Clyn botanical Gardens – SA3 5BA
  • Ashleigh Rod FootGolf – SA3 5AU
  • Half Pipe skate park – SA3 5TW
  • Seasonal dog walking restriction between Sketty Lane and West Cross

The Mumbles

Swansea Bay - The Mumbles

The Mumbles is the name given to the western end of Swansea bay by local tourism industry executives and Yuppie’s living in the area. In general terms, it is the district encompassing the electoral wards of Oystermouth, Newton, West Cross, and Mayals. Places of interest on Swansea Bay are the following Villages

  • Oystermouth – SA3 4BD
  • Southend – SA3 5TN
  • Mumbles 

See our guide on The Mumbles for more information

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