"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swansea

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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Things to see and do in and around Swansea

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

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 Sunday 19 November

06:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
N
Pressure 1024
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
ENE
Pressure 1025
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
ESE
Pressure 1025
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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