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Swansea Bay - Slip Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

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

Beach Type



There is a slipway for launching boats
Other 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 or pavement running the length of Swansea Bay

Water Quality




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: 51.6109, -3.95856
Postcode: SA1 3UP
(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 (About a mile away)
Gowerton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Llansamlet (Approx. 4 miles away)
Skewen (Approx. 6 miles away)
Briton Ferry (Approx. 6 miles away)

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

Nearby Car Parks

Guildhall Road South, Swansea (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Mumbles Road - South, Swansea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Swansea Bay, Swansea (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Recreation Ground, Brynmill (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Civic Centre, Swansea (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Clarence Terrace, Swansea (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Paxton Street, Swansea (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Oxford Street, Swansea (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Adjacent YMCA, Swansea (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Northampton Lane, Swansea (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Swansea