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Beaches

Swansea has fantastic beaches right on its doorstep.

Gower beaches are famed for their beauty and many have long stretches of golden sand which are ideal for activities like building sandcastles or flying your kite. There are many watersports available from kite and windsurfing to kayaking, or why not go for a gallop along the sand with one of the local riding schools?

Beaches in Swansea and Gower

Full information on beaches in Swansea and Gower can be can be found on the Visit Swansea Bay website.

Water safety at the beach

Find out which beaches are patrolled by lifeguards, information about safety flags and tides, and how to become a lifeguard.

Approved surf school operators

Only surf schools approved by the Swansea Council are authorised to operate at Caswell Bay.

Don't be Rubbish - Take me with you

Swansea is blessed with beautiful beaches, nineteen in fact, and we want everyone to enjoy them all year round.

BBQ bins on beaches

To enable the safe disposal of barbecues, including hot coals, Swansea Council have introduced fire-proof bins at beaches popular for barbecues.