British Beaches

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Swansea Bay - Sketty Lane Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

Part of the extensive sand and mud flats that make up Swansea Bay.

Beach Type



Facilities are spread intermittently along the length of Swansea bay with lots of pubs
Shops and cafes concentrated at the Mumbles end

Nature and Wildlife

There is a promenade and pavement running the length of Swansea Bay

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

Litter bins are provided on the promenade.


No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Swansea TIC on 01792 468321 or go to


Nearest town: Swansea
County: Abertawe / Swansea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6034, -3.98375
Postcode: SA2 8PY
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


If entering Swansea from the east follow the A483 from Junction 42. When crossing the river. folow signs for the Mumbles and this road runs along the bay.

Public Transport

Served by local buses from Swansea.

Nearest Railway Stations

Swansea (Approx. 2 miles away)
Gowerton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Llansamlet (Approx. 6 miles away)
Bynea (Approx. 7 miles away)
Skewen (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

Mumble Bay, Sketty (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Mumbles Road- North, Sketty (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
King George V Playing Field, Sketty (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Derwen Fawr Road, Blackpill (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Mill Lane, Blackpill (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Clyne Valley, Sketty (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Black Pill, Blackpill (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Recreation Ground, Brynmill (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Clyne Wood, Blackpill (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Mumbles Road - South, Swansea (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Swansea