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Swansea Castle, Swansea

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  • Worth a short 5-10 minute visit. Read the nearby plaques, then move on. The castle is in very poor condition. It is more of a dilapidated combination of walls. One cannot enter any building to view it...  more »
  • It seems that the city planners don't know quite what to do with the (remains) of Swansea Castle - this is a very important historical site, which has been allowed to become an insignificant afterthou...  more »
  • There seems to be a reasonable amount of the castle there as ruins, but it is all essentially cordoned off from the public. Ok for taking a couple of photos, but you would think that the council would...  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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