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Mumbles is probably the first stop for many visitors as the road leaves Swansea and follows the curve of the bay into Mumbles. It is an ideal base to explore the rest of the Gower peninsula offering a wide range of amenities and accomodation from hotels, guesthouses to self-catering houses. There are restaurants of real distinction, excellent ice-cream parlours, shops selling original crafts, tennis courts, crazy golf, playground, and the famous Mumbles lifeboat station and lighthouse. Sailors will find Mumbles a good starting point to explore the spectacular coastline and bays, with good launching facilities at Knab Rock. In nearby Oystermouth there is the Norman castle overlooking the village of Mumbles it is open to the public from Easter to September.
What Mumbles has to offer:  
  • Accommodation
  • Art Galleries
  • Castle
  • Crazy Golf
  • Cycling
  • Pottery
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Shops
  • Tennis Courts
  • Walking
  • Watersports

Mumbles Montage Copyright © 2003 Julian Herbert
Bracelet Bay  
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Bracelet Bay Copyright © 2003 Julian Herbert

Bracelet Bay is just five minutes drive from Mumbles. The beach is rock and pebbles with some areas of sand. There is a large car park situated above the beach.

There are many rock pools for children to explore along the beach, swimmers should take care as there are many rocks. A lifeguard is on patrol between April and August.

Castellmare Restaurant and Bar is situated at the end of the car park and offers ice cream, tea, coffee, pizza, pasta, meat and fish dishes. It has an excellent reputation for good food, with views over Bracelet Bay.

Mumbles Hill Nature Reserve
From the car park cross the road, you will see a gate and track leading up to the top of Mumbles Hill. Climb to the top for panoramic views over Swansea Bay and the Bristol Channel as far as Devon.
The view from Mumbles Hill

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