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Top 10 Things to Do in Swansea

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1. Beaches 

Swansea Beach, stretching for five miles along Swansea Bay between the Maritime Quarter and the 'Knab Rock' near Mumbles, is within walking distance of all our city centre campuses.

2. Gower 

This spectacular peninsula, the country's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is famous for its beautiful coastline. Rhossili is frequently named as one of the top 10 beaches in the world.

3. Nightlife

Wind Street is home to a variety of bars, clubs and restaurant for students to enjoy. 

4. Beautiful parks 

Clyne Gardens, Cwmdonkin Park and Brynmill Park are among the many green spaces within easy walking or cycling distance of the city centre. 

5. Culture 

Swansea is full of galleries, museums and theatres. There are live music venues, clubs and activities to discover as you get to know this culturally vibrant city.

6. Sport 

Home to the Swans, Wales’ biggest indoor waterpark and a wide variety sporting activities, including surfing, paddle boarding, cycling, climbing, tennis and golf, Swansea is a great place for sports fans.

7. Mumbles 

Voted Wales' best place to live in the Sunday Times list 2018, this well-loved area of Swansea boasts 
a lighthouse and Victorian Pier, along with a range of shops and restaurants. Walk round to Langland Bay for a paddle or a surf. Don’t forget the famous Joe's ice cream! 

8. Maritime Quarter 

UWTSD's new SA1 development is beautifully located by the sea, beach, river and marina. Enjoy chilling out at one of the trendy cafés and bars with seaside sounds in the background.

9. Uplands

Internationally famous as the birthplace of the poet and writer Dylan Thomas, Uplands has great bars, cafés, a beautiful park and a regular outdoor market in the square. 

10. Events

Swansea welcomes a range of exciting events, including the BBC Biggest Weekend, Wales Air Show and Proms in the Park. The Liberty Stadium hosts football and rugby matches, as well as music concerts by famous bands and performers.