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Cwmdonkin Park

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Welcome to the Cwmdonkin Park

Cwmdonkin Park is a beautiful park situated in the heart of the city. The park has recently benefitted from an extensive regeneration programme with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund, European Regional Development Fund, Visit Wales and the City and County of Swansea. 

With the perfect blend of natural beauty and excellent facilities including a bowling green, children's play area, tennis court and walking trails, it's well worth a visit.  The park also has a popular events programme taking place throughout the year in partnership with the Friends of Cwmdonkin Park.   

Check out the list of events taking place!

The park also boasts:


  • Bowling green
  • Children's play area 
  • 4 tennis courts 
  • Walking trails
  • Woodland

Outstanding features
A beautiful park with unique features and various references to Dylan Thomas, including a memorial stone which has lines from "Fern Hill".

Travelling out of the City Centre on Walter Road.  Turn right onto Glanmor Road, Uplands.  Take first right onto Park Drive.

Post code - SA2 0RA


Gate 1: Park Road, this is accessible to all.
Gate 2: Cockleshell path, this has a 40° incline, it is accessible to some disability groups.
Gate 3: Penlan Crescent top, this has a 40° incline, it is accessible to some disability groups.
Gate 4: Penlan Crescent Bottom, this has a 45° incline, it is accessible to some disability groups.
Gate 5: Clevedon Court, this has a 10° ramp, it is accessible to all.
Gate 6: The Grove, this has a step to a 35° incline, it is accessible to some disability groups.

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The park proved inspirational to Dylan Thomas' work
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Events 2014
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Keep up to date with the regeneration works at the park
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New tea rooms at the park
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Supporting the park's initiatives and events

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