"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swansea Bay - Slip Beach

The Bay is wide and sweeping, measuring some 9 kilometres in length, from Mumbles Head in the west, to the River Tawe in the east. The beach faces south east towards the Bristol Channel and is backed by the urban area of Swansea. The beach slopes gently and comprises of sand, pebble and mud flats. At low tide the waters are shallow and a long distance from the shore front.

Beach type: Sand/Mud

Nearest town: Swansea

Local authority: Swansea Council

OS Grid Reference: SS644920


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Swansea Bay - Slip Beach

  • Egypt Centre (1m)
  • LC Waterpark (1m)
  • Singleton Park (1m)
  • National Waterfront Museum (1m)
  • Abbey Woollen Mill (1m)
  • Mission Gallery (1m)
  • Taliesin Arts Centre (1m)
  • Tenpin Swansea (1m)
  • Plantasia (1m)
  • Blackpill Lido (2m)
  • Skidz Karting (2m)
  • Singleton Park and Botanical Gardens (3m)
  • Oystermouth Castle (3m)
  • Gower Coast Adventures (3m)
  • Playzone Indoor Soft Play Centre (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Plymouth Street

Phone 01792 468 321
Email tourism@swansea.gov.uk

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Forecast for Saturday 23 February


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1031
Humidity 73%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1031
Humidity 65%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 67%
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Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1033
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
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Part of the extensive sand and mud flats that make up Swansea Bay.

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