Swansea is the home town of several famous people. Catherine Zeta Jones comes from Swansea as does the poet Dylan Thomas. Just a few miles away, the Victorian seaside resort of Mumbles provides the Gateway to Gower, Britain's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Swansea is a vibrant city with a spectacular Maritime Quarter and a golden sand coastline, nestling under the Severn hills it is a hive of activity with something to cater for all tastes. The surfing, watersports, hiking and rock climbing activities for the sport fanatics and a busy night scene with plenty of bars and restaurants.
Swansea is a maritime city and its bayside marina and the international award winning Maritime Quarter is a complex of culture and entertainment. Here you have museums, theatres, art galleries, a hotel, restaurants and a breathtaking view of the bay. The Maritime Quarter is a truly remarkable experience and a credit to the city of Swansea.
For more information about Swansea take a look at: www.swansea.gov.uk