Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Swansea1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Swansea with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Swansea areaThis Swansea map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Swansea and surroundings
Great Britain - moving around the countryGatwick Airport is on a second place in the country. Although, it is the busiest airport in the world by its capacity. It has two terminals, between which a line of underground trains lies. An infrastructure of the air harbor is nice. Here, you can find souvenir shops and boutiques, nurseries and meeting rooms, restaurants and cafes. It should be noted that hotels are located right on the territory. This airport is situated 46 kilometers from London. On the opposite side, at the same distance from the capital, there is Stansted Airport. It is famous for its unusual architecture and high-quality service. … Open
Nature and parks of Great BritainYorkshire Dales National Park is 80 kilometers north of Manchester in Yorkshire. It is very popular among tourists. Annually, it is visited by more than 8 million people. The park has hiking trails. There are several small villages and charming towns on its territory. Tourists will be interested in strolling or cycling along one of the special trails. The longest one stretches for 429 kilometers. You can also enjoy horseback riding in the neighborhoods or visiting the cave system. Most of the area of the park is covered by plains, where you can see herds of goats and sheep grazing. The park also hosts several major historical attractions. One of them is Bolton Castle, which is famous and popular among tourists. In addition to it, you can visit the waterfalls of Aysgarth, Kotli Spout, and the railway viaduct. There are only 2 national parks on the territory of Scotland - Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and Cairngorms. Loch Lomond features a huge number of mountain peaks. The highest of them is Ben Moore with a height of 1174 meters above sea level. The park has the longest walking trail in Scotland, the Great Path. There are many historical sights and ruins of castles along this trail. During the walk, it is worth to visit the castles of Bulloch and Carrick, built in the 15th century. Those who want to stay for the night will be able to spend time in a hostel set in a very impressive old building. Another attraction of Scotland is Loch Ness. It became known due to the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, which was seen repeatedly by local residents. On the shore of the lake, there is a museum dedicated to this legend. … Open
Photogallery of Swansea sights
Our guide to Swansea
Travel guide to Swansea
Swansea Castle Square is known for its unusual Bloody fountain. This is quite a common fountain, though pretty significant in size. It owes its frightening name to an annual event. Every year on 1 March, local residents celebrate St. David's Day. The water in the fountain is dyed red on this day. Such blood water remains until 9 March. It is a truly spectacular sight all along. Such an unusual event aims to draw … Open
Advices for travellers
3. Travelers, who travel the city by their own car or plan to rent it, have to be extremely cautious. The fact is that frequent thefts of items from the car remain one of the main problems of the city. 4. The main form of public transport is a bus. You can clarify existing routes and the bus schedule on the Quadrant station. Tickets can be purchased in special kiosks at bus stops or directly from the driver; in … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The perfect place for a family holiday is the Joes cafe, which signature dish is ice cream. In addition to a refreshing dessert, it offers visitors a range of syrups, nuts, sweets and chocolate. Along with dozens kinds of ice cream, great cakes and aromatic coffee are served in Joes. For many locals visits in the cafe became a tradition. Fans of exotic treats appreciate the Garuda restaurant specializing in … Open
Attractions and active leisure
In the city center there is Singleton Park; it is a great place to relax after walking through busy city streets. In summer, literally every evening, musical concerts and theatrical performances are held in the park. Among other attractive sites, Brynmill Park is worth mentioning. The most beautiful beach in Swansea is Rhossili, it has long been visited fans of surfing. The water is too cold for swimming, so … Open
Cultural excursion through Swansea - things to see
The true cultural landmark of the city is the Singleton Park. In spring and summer its territory hosts a wide variety of cultural events, including concerts of classical music, performances of folklore ensembles, opera and theater performances. The rather unusual attraction that also deserves attention is a monument to the Labrador named Jack. The dog became famous for its deeds; every local can tell a story about … Open
Swansea got the status of the city in 1969. Prior to this it was a major industrial and port area. The city’s suburbs are rich in deposits of coal, copper and arsenic, zinc and tin. This place was known yet in the Middle Ages, when locals earned for life selling best wine and wool in the area. Nowadays Swansea remains a famous shopping district, which is well-known for producing high-quality cloth, oils and … Open