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Bracelet Bay Beach

Mumbles, Abertawe / Swansea

A small sandy beach situated on the Mumbles headland next to the lighthouse, backed by cliffs. It is very popular with tourists and has views across the Bristol Channel to Devon on a clear day. Restaurant facilities available nearby. The beach is a mix of sand and shingle.

Beach Type



First aid station
Disabled toilets
Lost child centre
Mumbles Pier
Children’s Play Area
Picnic Area
Restaurant and pubs can be found along the Mumbles about half mile walk


Children's area

Nature and Wildlife

Walks to Mumbles Hill Local Nature Reserve. coastal footpath to Langland Bay. close to Mumbles Pier and Swansea Promenade. Cycle track on Promenade starting at Knab Rock.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned twice daily manually by the Council. litter bins are available. 1st may to 30th september.


Dog bins are provided but dogs are banned through the bathing season.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Swansea Tourist Information Centre. Plymouth Street. Swansea SA1 3QG. Tel: 01792 468321 Email: [email protected] Web:


Nearest town: Mumbles
County: Abertawe / Swansea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5656, -3.97682
Postcode: SA3 4JT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From Swansea take the A4067 to Mumbles. drive through village towards Mumbles Pier to Bracelet Bay. just around the headland.

Public Transport

From Quadrant Bus Station to Mumbles. Service 14c goes to Bracelet Bay. Full details of the service can be obtained from Traveline on 0870 6082608.

Nearest Railway Stations

Swansea (Approx. 4 miles away)
Gowerton (Approx. 6 miles away)
Llansamlet (Approx. 8 miles away)
Baglan (Approx. 8 miles away)
Briton Ferry (Approx. 8 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is a charge for parking between April and September.There are 4 disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Bracelet Bay, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Mumbles Hill, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Swansea Bay - South, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Southend, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Tennis Courts, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Mumbles Road - East, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Mumbles Road - West, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Underhill Park, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Langland Bay - East, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Langland Bay - West, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Mumbles