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Historic House, next open Sun 4 Sep 2016 - Thu 31 Dec 2020, £6-£8

Dylan Thomas Birthplace

Dylan Thomas Birthplace


5 Cwmdonkin Drive in the Uplands suburb of Swansea is the house in which the late Welsh poet Dylan Thomas was born and lived with his family for the first 23 years of his life and where he created 2/3rds of his published works.

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sun 4 Sep 2016 - Thu 31 Dec 2020 Mon - Sun 10:30 to 16:30
No.5 is open for visits daily from 10:30am-4:30pm and the relaxed journey takes you through the beautifully restored rooms to give you an insight into life in the Edwardian era and a perfect starting point to discover just how Dylan was inspired by "...this sea-town..."
These tours generally last 1hr 15mins.

Pre-booking is advisable as on occasion the house is required for filming, meetings and other purposes which will mean the inability to host visits at times where advertised. We do of course, apologise for any inconvenience which may be caused in these instances.


£8 - Adults
£6 - Concessions (OAPs & Children under 16)
£6 per person - Groups (10 or more people)





How to find us from Swansea City Centre...

By Car or by foot
head west towards Uplands then follow the brown tourist information signs for Dylan Thomas Birthplace.

By Taxi
Typical fare from the city centre to Cwmdonkin Drive is normally in the region of £5-£6

By Bus
The Cwmdonkin Circular service runs from Monday to Saturday and can be boarded at Stand U at Swansea Bus Station. Be sure to make the driver aware that you would like to visit 5 Cwmdonkin Drive as the route does not always take you directly past the house.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1.5 miles from Swansea station


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed