The Mumbles, strung out along the shoreline at the southern end of Swansea Bay, has been Swansea's seaside retreat since 1807, when the...
At the end of a mile-long strip of pastel-painted houses, pubs and restaurants is a rocky headland abutted by a Victorian pier with a...
Swansea University is in the suburb of Sketty, halfway between the city centre and Mumbles, and the museum, adjoining the Taliesin Arts...
The best of the Newton Rd wine bars, Jones buzzes with 40-somethings giving the chandeliers a run for their money in the bling stakes....
Joe's Ice Cream Parlour
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Lonely Planet review
It wouldn't be Wales without a castle, hence the trendy shops and bars of Newton Rd are guarded by a majestic ruin. Once the stronghold of the Norman lords of Gower, it's now the focus of summer Shakespeare performances. There's a fine view over Swansea Bay from the battlements.