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Dylan Thomas Statue

Dylan Thomas Statue

One of Swansea Bay’s most famous sons is Dylan Thomas, whose statement about the city he was born in speaks volumes about its influence: "This sea-town was my world."

5 Cwmdonkin Drive

5 Cwmdonkin Drive

His legend lives on at the Dylan Thomas Centre and his childhood home, 5 Cwmdonkin Drive; snap a photo with his statue in the Maritime Quarter, where there’s also a statue of Captain Cat from his classic play, Under Milk Wood.

Caswell Bay

Caswell Bay

Swansea Bay’s heritage is tightly bound with seafaring. A scenic walk from Llanmadoc, on the Gower Peninsula, takes in stunning views of Whiteford Lighthouse, Britain’s only cast-iron lighthouse to stand in the sea. Use Swansea Bay’s coast as your own natural playground; enjoy excellent surfing at Caswell Bay and set forth on a stand-up paddle-board from 360 Beach and Watersports.

Scamper Shepherd’s Hut

Scamper Shepherd’s Hut

For a culture fix, find the newly refurbished Glynn Vivian Gallery in Swansea. Richard Glynn Vivian was the son of a Swansea copper magnate, with a greater interest in travel and art than his father’s business - and thank goodness. Unfortunately, the founder died before the gallery opened - his gift to the city remains a cultural treasure trove, with Picasso and Turner both currently on display. Inspired? Then use this captivating coastline and countryside to make your own art - bring your camera or your easel; alternatively, simply watch the spectacle unfold while enjoying a (Welsh) gin and tonic outside your luxury Scamper Shepherd’s Hut. Positioned right on the coast, this is where to immerse yourself in the landscape in style!

360 Beach and Watersports

360 Beach and Watersports