Located in Swansea, some 200 miles west of London, the Attic Gallery is Wales' longest established private art gallery. The gallery shows the work of some of the principality's most important artists, printmakers and sculptors. The gallery also seeks out, encourages and promotes new and emerging artists.
Bracelet Bay is a small bay on the south of the Gower Peninsula. It is the first bay one comes to after leaving Swansea Bay and rounding Mumbles Head.Surrounded by limestone cliffs the bay is pebbly, with some sand. It is excellent for a picnic, and affords good views of Mumbles light-house. One should bathe with caution.
Briton Ferry is on the mouth of the River Neath where it enters Swansea Bay and was the first river crossing along the Roman road that followed the coastline along that part of South Wales. The river crossing was by ferry boat some 2 miles (3.2 km) from the bridge across the River Neath at Neath.
Clyne Gardens contains varied National Collections of plants set in beautiful parkland. Internationally famous for its superb collections of Rhododendrons, Pieris and Enkianthus, the gardens offer a haven of tranquility, lush planting and interesting features.
Cwmbwrla Park This big open park situated north of Swansea city centre is a great spot for stretching your legs and walking the dog. With several large field spaces, a children's play area and other activity pitches this park can keep the whole family entertained.
Cwmdonkin Park is a beautiful park situated in the heart of the city. The park has recently benefited from an extensive regeneration programme with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund, European Regional Development Fund, Visit Wales and the City and County of Swansea.
The Elysium Cinema opened on 11th April 1914 in a building which was part used as the Dock Workers Hall. It was designed by the architectural firm Ward & Ward of the Strand, London. It closed as a cinema in 1960 and went over to use as a bingo hall, which had closed by 1994.
Enovert Community Trust visit to Swansea Botanical Gardens On Wednesday 4th April Angela Haymonds of Enovert was given a warm welcome by the Friends of the City of Swansea Botanical Complex. She came to visit the Wildflower Garden in the Botanical Gardens and to see the recent improvements in the Friends polytunnel.
The Hafod Morfa Copperworks was once the crucible of the global copper industry and vital to Swansea’s development. It is now the centre of an innovative heritage led regeneration project. On this website, you will find information about the site’s past, present and future.
Kilvey Hill (Welsh: Mynydd Cilfái) is a hill in South Wales, to the east of Swansea. Kilvey Hill is 193 metres (633 ft) high and is classed as a Sub Marilyn. The top of Kilvey Hill enjoys panoramic views of Swansea city centre, Swansea Docks, Swansea Bay, the Lower Swansea Valley, Bon-y-maen, Neath and Port Talbot.
Morris Castle (also known as Castle Graig) is the name given to a ruined building that is situated off Trewyddfa Road in the Trewyddfa area of Swansea, South Wales. It was built between 1768 and 1774 on behalf of Sir John Morris to house the families of workers at his industrial enterprises (mainly the copper works of Landore).
Now halfway through a truly transformational refurbishment Mumbles Pier is one of Swansea's oldest and most famous landmarks. Open every day, except Christmas Day, so come hail, rain or shine, you'll always get a warm welcome here at the Mumbles Pier. The Victorian Pier is open to all visitors free of charge.
Why Plantasia? The City and County of Swansea take their Environmental responsibility very seriously and were inspirational and forward thinking when they decided to create a Rainforest in the middle of the City to highlight the need and importance of looking after and protecting the World we live in. Rainforests are so important as they are the lungs of the World and contain over half the world's species of plants and animals.
Rosehill Quarry Community Park An extraordinary community managed resource. Rosehill Quarry Community Park is an urban green space that is managed by a local volunteer group to provide a community resource that supports recreation and promotes biodiversity.
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On the Waterfront, Swansea Bay has a five-mile (8 km) sweep of coastline which features a beach, promenade, children's lido, leisure pool, marina and maritime quarter featuring the museums the National Waterfront Museum and Swansea Museum, the oldest museum in Wales.
Swansea Castle (Welsh: Castell Abertawe) is located in the city centre of Swansea, Wales, UK. It was founded by Henry de Beaumont in 1107 as the caput of the lordship of Gower. The castle is now ruined and only two blocks remain, though the site has been improved in the 2010s for use as a public space.
A double-decker Swansea street tram is on display; A reconstruction of the horse-drawn Mumbles tram of 1804, the first passenger railway service in the world; The last surviving part of a Mumbles tram from the 1960s which you can climb inside to the top deck.
Sit back and enjoy the views of Swansea Bay by day or night, as well as the festivities below. Waterfront Winterland really is the perfect place to celebrate Christmas in Swansea! Opening Times. Waterfront Winterland opens for the winter season on 17th November at 5pm, and is open until 7th January 2018.