Travel guide to Swansea

Facts

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Local name
Abertawe
Inhabitants
231,188 (1996)

Best time to visit

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If you want to visit Swansea in it's best weather (although it is not possible to predict to British climate with any degree of certainty) and least crowded time of year, it probably best to go between April and May or in October.

Literature

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The Matter of Wales - Jan Morris The Rough Guide to Wales - Mike Parker and Paul Whitfield The Lonely Planet (Wales) Wild Wales - George Borrow Real Wales - Heini Gruffudd A Tour in Wales - Thomas Penant

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are lots of very cheap hotels and B&Bs along the seafront, on Oystermouth Road (which would be considerably cheaper than staying in the scenic Gower). There are no major hotels in Swansea. Book your hotel in Swansea here

Local transport

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