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image for Beach item typeCaswell Bay Beach

  • Blue Flag Wales

Beach, free entry

Details

The sandy beach at Caswell is popular all year with locals and visitors alike and lies within a half mile long bay, nestled behind the Mumbles Headland within Britain's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). There is easy access to the beach for people with limited mobility and good facilities for families with young children make this one of the Gower's most visited beaches. Popular activities include swimming and sea kayaking as well as surfing when conditions allow. The beach side shop is well stocked with all the essentials for building sandcastles and refreshments are available at cafes alongside the beach. Away from the beach, more shops and services are available in the nearby village of Bishopston and in the Mumbles. The beach is close to Bishop's Wood Local Nature reserve, designated trails within the Nature Reserve link with the coast path in this area. The coast path east towards Langland offers fine views across the Bristol channel to north Devon.

Blue Flag beach. Parking, toilets, shop, refreshments; dogs not allowed May - end September. Lifeguard service provided 10:00 - 18:00 4 May to 1 September 2019.

Disabled toiletsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Disabled access

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Address

Swansea,
SA3 3BT

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SS 591876  Lat: 51.56973 Long: -4.03318

From Swansea, take the A4067 Mumbles Road; at a mini roundabout, turn right signed for Caswell (this is the B4593) and continue on this road to Caswell Bay - car park on left.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Swansea station

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Disabled accessDisabled access