The ruins of 14th-century Swansea Castle – closed to the public – stand on the east side of Castle Sq, hemmed in by modern buildings and...
Dylan Thomas Centre
Housed in the former guildhall, the Dylan Thomas Centre contains an absorbing exhibition on the poet's life and work. Entitled Man and...
It would be hard to find a more complete contrast to the Waterfront Museum than the gloriously old-fashioned Swansea Museum – Dylan...
Hidden down the hill from Wind St, cool Kon-Tiki offers all the requisite elements for a tropical beach fantasy: faux Polynesian...
Joe's Ice Cream Parlour
For an ice-cream sundae or a cone, locals love Joe's – a Swansea institution founded in 1922 by Joe Cascarini, son of immigrants from...
Parc Tawe Link · interesting places nearby
The name may conjure up images of Disney's hippos in tutus, but it's smaller critters that feature in this glass pyramid, parked between the Parc Tawe Shopping Centre and the river. Plantasia contains hundreds of species of exotic plants, plus attendant insects, reptiles, snakes, tropical fish (including piranhas), birds and tamarin monkeys. A coffee shop and range of kids' activities make it a popular rainy-day retreat.