The Mumbles

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Activities

Admire abundant rhododendrons, gaze over the serene lily pond from the Japanese bridge and stroll through bluebell filled woodland at beautiful Clyne Gardens.
Hear stories of daring rescues at sea and learn why the RLNI lifeboats have been such a vital part of this coastal community for decades when you visit the splendidly refurbished Mumbles Lifeboat Station.
Owned & managed by the Nature Conservation Team of the City & County of Swansea, the 23 hectares of Mumbles Hill was declared a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 1991 to protect the site for both wildlife & people.
Swansea Bay Rider at Southend Mumbles
Children will love the chance to take a ride on this iconic land train, which traces the route of the UK's first ever passenger railway.
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£3.00
Discover Gower's spectacular coastline from the sea. Get up close to the seals, birdlife and dolphins that call these waters home and learn about smugglers' coves and shipwrecks when you take a trip on Gower's premier sightseeing boat.
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£30.00

Accommodation

In a Georgian manor house in Mumbles, Norton House Hotel provides comfortable rooms and apartments in South Wales. A 3-minute walk from the promenade and town centre, this elegant hotel has free parking and free WiFi.
From
£65
The unique accommodation overlooks Swansea Bay and on-site activities include horse riding, indoor climbing, archery and Challenge Valley - the muddiest assault course in the world.
From
£50
At the gateway to the Gower Peninsula, the Café Valance is located in the centre of Mumbles. This property offers boutique-style bedrooms, a terrace overlooking Oystermouth Castle and free Wi-Fi.
From
£90
Langland heights
Located just 5 minutes’ walk from Langland Bay and its popular surf beach, the 4-star Langland Heights is set in planted gardens and offers modern and spacious apartments.
From
£75
Langland Bay Manor is located in Langland Bay, the accommodation will provide you with a TV, full kitchen with an oven and a refrigerator. The accommodation is right on the sea front.

Restaurants

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A long established restaurant on Mumbles shore front the Mediterranean serves a variety of Mediterranean dishes cooked to order.
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Chaplin Steakhouse is located on Mumbles Seafront serving traditional home-made food.
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Cosy cafe on the Mumbles sea front serving breakfast, lunch and great coffee
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Located in Bracelet Bay overlooking the Mumbles Lighthouse castellamare offers a 120 seater restaurant serving fresh fish, steaks, chicken and pasta dishes and is ideal for a coffee stop.
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No trip to Mumbles would be complete without a visit to Joe's Ice Cream...everything else is just ice cream!

Beaches and Bays

Positioned on the eastern side of Tutt Hill and with great views towards the Mumbles Lighthouse, Bracelet Bay is a charming stretch of sand and pebble that is almost always quieter than nearby Langland or Caswell.
The Jewel in Swansea's Crown - Mumbles and Gower
John Jenkins | SwanseaPhotos.com
At the gateway to Gower's beaches, 5 star hotels, restaurants and Newton Road boutiques at its heart, Mumbles must surely be in your itinerary for a weekend break this summer.

Explore

Pleasure for the eyes, as well as the taste buds, this walk takes you on a tour around the best ice cream parlours South Wales has to offer. This is an ideal way to spend the afternoon with the family, but not one designed for those of us on a diet.
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Distance
5.00Km(s)
Time
1hr 30minutes

Events

FREE
On
10/06/2017 - 09:00 to 13:00
Sample some of Wales’ finest local produce, with everything from cured meats to gourmet chocolate at this charming seafront market. 
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On
08/07/2017 - 09:00 to 13:00
Sample some of Wales’ finest local produce, with everything from cured meats to gourmet chocolate at this charming seafront market. 
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FREE
On
12/08/2017 - 09:00 to 13:00
Sample some of Wales’ finest local produce, with everything from cured meats to gourmet chocolate at this charming seafront market. 
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FREE
On
09/09/2017 - 09:00 to 13:00
Sample some of Wales’ finest local produce, with everything from cured meats to gourmet chocolate at this charming seafront market. 
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FREE
On
14/10/2017 - 09:00 to 13:00
Sample some of Wales’ finest local produce, with everything from cured meats to gourmet chocolate at this charming seafront market. 
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