Swansea , officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. It is Wales' second largest city and the UK's twenty-sixth largest city. Swansea lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan. Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, the county area includes the Gower Peninsula and the Lliw uplands. The City and County of Swansea had a population of 239,000 in 2011, making it the second most populous local authority area in Wales after Cardiff. During its 19th-century industrial heyday, Swansea was a key centre of the copper industry, earning the nickname 'Copperopolis'.
Local authority: Swansea Council
OS Grid Reference: SS650926
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Tudor Court Hotel is located on the seafront in Swansea. There is limited free parking (parking spaces cannot be reserved) and free WiFi access is available in public areas. Rooms here will provide you with a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Details...
This beachfront hotel has dramatic views of Swansea Bay, and is a short stroll from the town centre. The M4 motorway, golf courses and the Gower Peninsula are nearby. Free WiFi is available in public areas. Details...
Located in Swansea, Dolphin SA1 offers rooms with free WiFi access throughout. The hotel features an on-site bar and a 24-hour front desk. Details...
Facing the sea, Glevdon Park Hotel offers clean rooms and a varied breakfast close to Swansea's restaurants, pubs and nightlife. Glevdon Park has a bar, and a dining room where you can enjoy breakfast or drinks, and the sea view. Details...
Bay Apartments offer modern, fully equipped and furnished apartments on Swansea Marina, with views over Swansea Bay. A 20-minute walk from Swansea city centre, the apartments are all individually styled. Details...
With a scenic view over Swansea Bay, Windsor Lodge Hotel offers free on-site parking and a garden for guests to relax in. This Georgian property also features a lounge with a coffee bar and a computer for guests to surf the web. Details...
2 Cadle Mill Cottages is a picturesque, semi-detached cottage, situated in a peaceful little glade, just four miles from Swansea, and can sleep six people. The cottage has two king-size double bedrooms (one with an en-suite bathroom), a twin bedroom, a shower room, a ground floor basin and WC, a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with a woodburner. Details...
Ty Llwyd Farm is a delightful, semi-detached cottage, one mile from the village of Pontlliw, just outside Swansea. With three bedrooms, a double, a twin and a single, this cottage sleeps five comfortably. Details...
The Dairy is a semi-detached, single-storey cottage on a working beef farm, a couple of miles from Llanmorlais near the Gower Peninsula. Details...
The Stall is a semi-detached single-storey cottage on a working beef farm a couple of miles from Llanmorlais near the Gower Peninsula. The cottage has a double and a twin, a shower room and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Details...
The Beach Cottage is a terraced cottage in the South Wales seaside town of Llanelli. The cottage sleeps five people and has one double bedroom, one twin room, a single and a family bathroom. Details...
Ysgubor Hir is a barn conversion situated in the hamlet of Llanedi, three miles from the town of Pontarddulais, and within driving distance of Swansea. This cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms, consisting of one ground floor king-size double with en-suite shower room, a ground floor double and a first floor twin, as well as a ground floor shower room and a ground floor bathroom. Details...