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Coast and sea

Coastal walks, parks and nature reserves

Explore the coasts of Gower and Swansea Bay with our walks, parks and nature reserves.


Swansea has fantastic beaches right on its doorstep.

Mumbles coastal protection project

We're upgrading and refurbishing the Mumbles coastal sea defences.

Swansea Bay Fisheries Local Action Group (SBFLAG)

The Swansea Bay Fisheries Local Action Group area covers Bridgend to Bury Port Harbour including Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot.

Swansea Bay Port Health Authority

We are responsible for the Swansea Bay Port Health Authority.

Knab Rock launching and boat storage

If you want to use Swansea's slipways to launch your boat or jet-ski, you'll have to register first.

Port Eynon boat and craft launching and registration

A registration/launching scheme for all powered boats/craft at Port Eynon Bay.

Tide times

Check out the latest tide times for Swansea Bay and Gower

Swansea Marina

Swansea Marina is situated in the award winning Maritime Quarter area of Swansea City. Bordered by the city centre on one side we are in easy reach of Gower.

Swansea Prom

Enjoy a great day out along Swansea Prom.

Beach and promenade car parks

We provide car parks with easy access to the promenade, Mumbles and areas of Gower.

Dogs on beaches

From 1 May to 30 September dogs and their owners are only allowed to use specific 'dog friendly' beaches.

Horses on beaches

There are restrictions on the riding of horses on some beaches in Swansea from 1 May to 30 September.

Bathing water quality

Our coastal waters are hugely improved by large and expensive treatment schemes. We monitor water quality to protect public health using standards set in an European Directive.

Harvesting of shellfish

Cockles and mussels are bivalve molluscs also known as shellfish, which feed by filtering their food from the water that they live in.
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