Langland Bay is reminiscent of the french riviera and has kept its Victorian charm, even though most of its hotels have now been converted to other uses. There is a golf course, tennis courts and old-fashioned Green beach huts which are available to rent in the summer months. The bay is overlooked by a manor, Llan-y-Llan which was “built in the Scottish baronial style by the Crawshay family, the Merthyr Tydfil Ironmasters”, it has now been converted into apartments and is called the Langland Bay Manor. The beach is joined at low tide to Rotherslade Bay and is only a separate beach at high tide when a spur of rock separates them.
There is a good restaurant overlooking the beach with indoor and outdoor seating.
The beach has both rock pools and sand and during the summer lifeguards are on patrol, it is a popular surfing beach for experienced surfers only.
This beach gets extremely busy when the weather is really sunny, this beach is the one along from Caswell Bay and you can walk along the coastal path to it.
Car parking fees in the Spring/Summer are 1hr £1.50, 2hrs £3, All Day £5
Here at River Tawe Holiday Apartment you will find a rural escape with easy access to city life. Situated in between Swansea and Brecon, This is an ideal base from which to explore.
Whether you fancy a fun-filled family day out at Aberavon or exploring the caves and ancient monuments of the Gower Peninsula, fine dining in the Mumbles or a cocktail at sunset by Swansea Marina, our coastline has a lot to offer.
The village of Ystradgynlais links directly through to central Swansea by both the A4067 and the Sustrans cycle path 43 part of the National Cycle Network. This cycle path consists of mainly off-road cycle paths and some stretches of safe road and dedicated cycle lanes. Both the road and cycle path provide excellent access to Swansea Bay and the Gower. Download this map for more information on the Swansea Valley Trail and download this brochure Traffic Free South Wales
Family Fun Days
For family days out, there are so many options:
You could choose Aberavon Seafront. It has a new swimming pool, outdoor kids splash water play, crazy golf, huge and exciting play area and excellent cafes.
Why not head to Mumbles pier to play in the arcade or visit the lifeboat house and then find the secret beach at the end of the pier for rock pools and lovely sand. Take a trip to Verdi’s cafe for pasta or pizza and an ice cream. With quick service, a floor length glass frontage with views over the bay, and plenty of outdoor seating, it’s a favourite with families. –Verdi’s – Italian Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlour – great views quick service
Let the kids try rock climbing and swimming at LC2: Swansea’s Leisure pool and sports centre. Afterwards they can enjoy the five level indoor play centre, then go for some delicious lunch by the marina at a waterside cafe or bar like The Swigg. You could follow this with a trip to one of Swansea’s many museums or art galleries. –The Swigg – Marina Side Bar and Cafe with excellent food and drinks.- National Waterfront Museum –Dylan Thomas Centre
An Elegant Adventure
Start with an early lunch at Norton House served from 12-2.30, £13.95 set menu for two courses. Then why not head to the shops and boutiques and beauty parlours of The Mumbles for some retail therapy and pampering.