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Swansea : Michelin's recommendations


Swansea is a bustling southwest Wales urban hub and the country's second city after Cardiff, as well as a commercial and pleasure port. Three centuries of industrial activity in the lower Swansea Valley created one of Britain's most spectacularly derelict landscapes. Since the late 1960s, a painstaking regeneration programme has resulted in the creation of parks, small business units, shopping centres and other retail outlets, with few traces left of the area's industrial past.

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Tourist attractions Swansea : Things to see and do

  • Gower Peninsula Recommended Recommended

    GB - Swansea SA1

    Gower Peninsula features a chain of superb beaches and magnificent cliffs extending along the south coast for 22km. From The Mumbles in the east, you will go past the moorland of Cefn Bryn, offering a panorama which extends far beyond the Bristol Cha..

  • Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Interesting

    rd. Alexandra GB - Swansea SA1 5DZ

    The Vivian family, one of the industrial boiler-making families, devoted a part of its fortune to the construction of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. In the centre of Swansea, this museum has one of the finest collections of Welsh art.

  • Maritime Quarter Interesting

    Victoria Road GB - Swansea SA1 1SN

    The southern part of the docks, which dates back to the late 19C, has been turned into a marina and new "town within a town", with modern apartments, parks and promenades along the docks. One of these stands the statue of Dylan Thomas, the ..

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Hotels Swansea

  • The Dragon Hotel

    The Kingsway GB - Swansea SA1 5LS

    This 4-star hotel is in Swansea city centre. It is fully air conditioned and offers free parking, a leisure club with a swimming pool, and a restaurant serving European-style cuisine. The hotel is just 15 miles from Rhossili Bay, voted one of the bes..

  • Premier Inn Swansea Waterfront Three stars Three stars Three stars

    The Waterfront Development, Langdon Road GB - Swansea SA1 8PL

    Prix Prices from : 65 £

    Situated on Swansea Waterfront, adjacent to Swansea Marina, this Premier Inn is a 15-minute walk from the city centre. The modern hotel features a 24-hour front desk and a traditional restaurant. The spacious rooms at Premier Inn Swansea Waterfront ..

  • Morgans Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Somerset Place GB - Swansea SA1 1RR

    Prix Prices from : 85 £

    In Swansea’s historic Maritime Quarter, Morgans Hotel provides luxurious rooms with free Wi-Fi, 5 minutes’ walk from the city centre. This grade II listed building also has a relaxed restaurant and a stylish bar. Equipped with a plasma TV, DVD playe..

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Restaurants Swansea

  • Munch of Mumbles Quite comfortable restaurant 

    650 Mumbles Rd GB - SA3 4EA The Mumbles

    It would be all too easy to walk past this simple bistro overlooking the bay - but you'd be missing out. Good value menus offer well-presented modern British dishes that are homemade and full of flavour. The BYO is only £1 a bottle!

  • Fairyhill Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    Reynoldston GB - SA3 1BS Reynoldston

    Attractive Georgian country house with a lake and well-manicured gardens; take it all in from the red and gold dining room or from the terrace. Modern menus rely on seasonal Gower produce. Spacious bedrooms blend the traditional and the contemporary ..

  • Morgans Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Somerset Place GB - SA1 1RR Swansea

  • Slice Quite comfortable restaurant 

    73-75 Eversley Rd GB - SA2 9DE Swansea

    Former haberdashery in a residential suburb; the name reflecting its tapered shape. Simple polished tables and unfussy, honest cooking. Concise menus feature homemade bread, home-grown veg and home-smoked meat. Chatty, friendly service.

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