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Swansea, Wales

Home to a host of maritime attractions, a fine marina and some of the best golf courses in Wales, Swansea is the second largest City in Wales. Attractions to enjoy include the National Waterfront Museum, the Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea Castle which dates from the 12th Century. The Swansea Museum is the oldest museum in Wales and has a particular focus on the City's mining history or if you are travelling with the kids, enjoy a day out to one of Swansea's parks including Plantasia with its onsite Tamarin monkeys. You could also enjoy a walk around the Botanical Singleton or go on a bike ride around Swansea Bay and Afan Forest.

In the evenings, enjoy a show at the Dylan Thomas Theatre, indulge in excellent dining at one of the restaurants in Swansea with a host of international cuisine available or enjoy a drink at one of the many pubs and bars in the city centre. Afterwards, relax at one of a choice of excellent hotels in Swansea including luxury hotels in the Maritime Quarter with leisure facilities, budget hotels close to the motorway links and stylish independent hotels close to Swansea's attractions. There is also a good range of holiday apartments in Swansea suitable for both business stays and families.

Accommodation in Swansea

  • Pontardawe   (7.7 miles from the centre of Swansea)
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    Peaceful hillside farm holiday cottage near Swansea with attractive garden, 2 ensuite bedrooms, 50" TV, coffee maker & beautiful views. Short breaks off peak. Dog friendly.
     
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  • Pontardawe   (9.0 miles from the centre of Swansea)
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    £310
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    Award-winning cottage at Plas Farm near Swansea, 10 miles from the Brecons. Set in 100 acres of grounds with free WiFi, woodburner onsite walks, BBQ & stunning views. Sleeps 4.
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  • Swansea   (6.3 miles from the centre of Swansea)
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    £35
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    Country farm B&B near Swansea. Stunning rural location just minutes off the M4, with views towards the Gower. Dogs welcome & family friendly with play area. Full Welsh Breakfasts.
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