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Limeslade Bay, Swansea
(4.3/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
Tucked away and surrounded by rocks, Limeslade Bay offers a solid place for a waterfront hike. Though high tide covers a lot of the beach, you can visit the small, stony stretch and go for a wander, taking in the fresh sea breeze and gentle lapping of the waves against the shore. Notice the multi-layered rock shelves surrounding the bay, a testimony to the area's diverse geological heritage. You may even spot the entrance to a defunct iron mine under the steps, thought to have first seen action during the days of Roman Britain. Keep in mind that you can park near the beach, but the last stretch from the parking lot to the shore itself requires a bit of walking. Restrooms and refreshments are available on site. Put Limeslade Bay into our Swansea itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We visit here often as a couple and take a fish and chips with us. It's not too far from us for when we finish work just to get out of the house and in the fresh air. It holds a soft spot in me as we ...  more »
  • Stayed in Swansea but had a lovely walk along the lower cliff walk from Limeslade to Langland Bay for a coffee and walked back along the top cliff. In all a moderate walk about 4 miles their and back....  more »
  • The Gower is populated with wonderful places, not least with fascinating bays and sea fronts. Limeslade essentially continues Bracelet Bay, with a rocky seashore providing some interesting wave patter...  more »