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Best things to do in Swansea

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Theatre
“The Theatre in Swansea always has a great selection of shows, at great prices. For more information on shows, visit there website where travellers can pre-book tickets. ”
8local recommendations
History Museum
“Lots of big machines and things for kids to see technology while. Light bright and dry place. Also good if you are interested in Swansea history...or industrial history of the area.”
15local recommendations
History Museum
“A beautiful old building full of antiquities and local stories. Free to visit but closed on Mondays.”
13local recommendations
Gastropub
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“On a clear night, the views of the the Bay and City from this tower top restaurant/bar are unmatched.”
17local recommendations
Art Gallery
“It's the best Art Gallery in Swansea. Has a cafe, too. Had a recent £2.5m uplift. And don't miss a visit to the Port Talbot Banksy whilst you're in the area?”
9local recommendations
Cinema
1local recommendations
Restaurant
“A great selection of drinks in nicely presented surroundings. They also offer a selection of reasonably priced food. ”
6local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Gym, squash and other courts, the best spa facilities! Cafe. On the Marina. ”
11local recommendations
Premise
“A large covered market full of local produce. You must try the local speciality of cockles and laverbread (seaweed)”
9local recommendations
History Museum
“Will tell you everything you need to know about our proud industrial history in an innovative and interesting way. And it's Free too.”
4local recommendations
Establishment
“traditional Welsh market selling everything from fresh local food to locally knitted clothes!”
6local recommendations
Premise
3local recommendations
Premise
“The Dylan Thomas Centre is an arts centre located in the Maritime Quarter in Swansea, Wales. Formerly the city's Guildhall, which was originally built in 1825, the Dylan Thomas Centre was restored and refurbished to host the UK Year of Literature and Writing in 1995. ”
7local recommendations
Bar
“Cocktails, Monday night Jazz, pop-up kitchens and a great outdoor space to watch the world go by. ”
6local recommendations
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Excellent fresh fish/ steak restaurant with probably one of the best wine bin collections in South Wales :-)”
3local recommendations
Route
“If you are looking for busy nightlife, head to Swansea's Wind Street area. ”
7local recommendations