"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swansea Bay - Slip Beach

The Bay is wide and sweeping, measuring some 9 kilometres in length, from Mumbles Head in the west, to the River Tawe in the east. The beach faces south east towards the Bristol Channel and is backed by the urban area of Swansea. The beach slopes gently and comprises of sand, pebble and mud flats. At low tide the waters are shallow and a long distance from the shore front.

Beach type: Sand/Mud

Nearest town: Swansea

Local authority: Swansea Council

OS Grid Reference: SS644920

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Swansea Bay - Slip Beach

  • Egypt Centre (1m)
  • LC Waterpark (1m)
  • Singleton Park (1m)
  • National Waterfront Museum (1m)
  • Abbey Woollen Mill (1m)
  • Mission Gallery (1m)
  • Taliesin Arts Centre (1m)
  • Tenpin Swansea (1m)
  • Plantasia (1m)
  • Blackpill Lido (2m)
  • Skidz Karting (2m)
  • Singleton Park and Botanical Gardens (3m)
  • Oystermouth Castle (3m)
  • Gower Coast Adventures (3m)
  • Playzone Indoor Soft Play Centre (4m)

Tourist Information

Swansea
Tourist Information Centre
Plymouth Street
Wales
SA1 3QG

Phone 01792 468 321
Email tourism@swansea.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Friday 22 March

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1028
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1028
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1028
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1028
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Part of the extensive sand and mud flats that make up Swansea Bay.

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