Swansea is a vibrant and diverse city where you’ll find plenty of places to visit, such as museums, galleries, historical buildings, beautiful coast and surrounding countryside. You’ll have plenty of entertainment in Swansea, such as perhaps a drama or ballet performance at the Grand Theatre, a film at the Odeon Cinema or live music at The Garage. You’ll find a good choice of restaurants in the city with a range of international cuisines, along with many pubs and nightclubs to suit different tastes for a good night out.
There are lots of places for shopping, such as the Quadrant Shopping Centre, where there’s a wide range of stores for many needs, as well as lots of other shopping areas around the city including Oxford Street. For business, you can find various conference centres in Swansea which include those at the Liberty Stadium and Swansea University.
Swansea Car Hire
Wherever you are in Swansea, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Swansea car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Among the places you could visit in Swansea, here are some suggestions:
Visit this very interesting museum and see a large range of collections displaying the history of the City, along with international exhibits, and there are four separate departments in different parts of the City. The collections include World War II exhibits, medieval items, an ancient Egyptian mummy, and early transport exhibits including historic trams, cars and boats.
National Waterfront Museum
At this interesting museum you can learn about Wales’ industrial history with many collections which include transport models, industrial exhibits and replicas of machines such as steam locomotives, coal trucks and there are lots of interactive exhibits.
Dylan Thomas Centre
Here you can see displays relating to the life of author Dylan Thomas and has many interactive features. You’ll be able to listen to recordings of famous people reading excerpts from Thomas’ writings and read notes he made at a young age.
Come here to see a wide range of contemporary art presented by both national and international artists. Exhibits include paintings, sculpture and installations, along with crafts such as jewellery and ceramics.
In these lovely gardens you can admire the beautiful displays of flowers and plants which include rhododendrons and magnolia, with many features such as bridges and a gazebo, and there are also woods and meadows to enjoy.
Have a great time in this Waterpark in the LC Leisure Centre, which has many things to enjoy including various water slides, wave effects, fountains, river, whirlpool and surfing machine.
St. Joseph’s Cathedral
This Cathedral is a Grade II listed and was built in the 19th century. You can come to see this attractive building with its impressive stained glass windows, arches, columns, decorated ceiling and paintings.
This is an interesting place to visit which has a range of things to see in the glasshouse, such as many tropical plants, lizards, tarantulas, piranhas, snakes and tropical birds.
Map of Swansea, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from Swansea to any other location.