Swansea is a city located on the south coast of Wales.

The National Waterfront Museum celebrates the industrial and maritime history of Wales dating back to the 1800s. This is a highly interactive guide through an age when Wales supplied the world with coal and steel, and countless inventions, like Richard Trevithick’s ground breaking steam locomotive. It’s cutting edge technology means this modern museum will spark the imagination of even the youngest of visitors allowing them to learn about life in the past.

The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery houses a distinctive collection of art work collected over the last century. It continues to grow with new work from today’s artists making it a must see attraction for any art lover.

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city then why not visit the little seaside town of Mumbles. Famous for its fresh seafood (which gets exported across the globe) and other local delicacies, it really is a foodies dream.

One of the best parks in the city is Clyne Gardens. Famous for its rare species and exotic blooms it is a must stop place for any nature lover.

Travelling to Swansea by Ferry

The closest ferry port to Swansea is pembroke Ferry Terminal. This ferry terminal is approximately 93km away (58miles) which would be a pleasant drive allowing you to explore the Welsh countryside, taking around 90 minutes.

There is actually three separate Welsh to ferry ports that will get you within a 5 hours drive of Swansea. Where ever you live in the world, driving to Swansea should be easy with ferries arriving into Wales from the Republic of Ireland.