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Swansea Beach, Swansea

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Swansea Beach stretches for five miles along Swansea Bay between the Maritime Quarter and the "Knab Rock" near Mumbles in Wales. It is backed by a promenade/cycle track (part of National Cycle Route 4) and a coastal road. The southern section of the Swansea Bay beach between Blackpill and Mumbles is designated Site of Special Scientific Interest.Swansea Beach has a couple of named sections. The section of beach just outside Victoria park is known as "The Slip". Blackpill Beach is the section around the mouth of the Clyne River.
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  • Oyster Orchestra The somnambulant sun grudgingly peers o'er Poseidon's cyan horizon afore skulking indolently into silent hiding. Prim, Crimplene-clad folk push a pram crammed with behatted, teeny tot...  more »
  • It is a wonderful long beach for wandering, even in the cold and wind. I don't know about in season, when it might get busy. The view is tremendous, especially the storm clouds across the water. Go ri...  more »
  • Beautiful beaches pity it's ruined by alcoholic people and people openly smoking drugs .Even the people who vist for a day seem to fetch a crate of cider which they then leave on the beach once they d...  more »

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Accommodation in Swansea comes in a variety of styles. You can choose from luxury and budget hotels, affordable hostels, traditional inns, and cozy B&Bs. Not as formal or as expensive as most hotels, many of Swansea's B&Bs are run by local families of Welsh speakers, who have a vast knowledge of South Wales and are more than willing to share it with their guests. Even less expensive and just as interesting, several of Swansea's organic dairy and sheep farms comfortable lodgings to guests.
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