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Caswell Bay Beach

Mumbles, Abertawe / Swansea

Sandy half mile long bay beach, southwesterly facing, nestled behind the Mumbles headland. A wide expanse of sand backed by cliffs with a coastal path to Langland Bay. Convenient access from large car park. A very popular beach during peak season for bathers.

Beach Type



First aid station
Lost child centre


Zoning in action for water sports

Nature and Wildlife

The beach is close to Bishop's Wood Local Nature Reserve and Countryside Centre. It is also on part of a network of coastal walks. heading in one direction to Langland and Limeslade with more challenging walking in the other direction to Pwll Ddu Bay.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned manually twice daily throughout the summer. with litter and dog bins provided.


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: 51.5674, -4.03318
Postcode: SA3 3BT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From Swansea take the A4067 to Mumbles. turn right at the mini roundabout in Mumbles Village. Follow the B4593 to Caswell.

Public Transport

Bus routes – No 2 (walk down the hill to the beach). On a Saturday. route no 2 to Mumbles. then 14b from Mumbles to Caswell Bay. Swansea mainline railway station

Nearest Railway Stations

Swansea (Approx. 5 miles away)
Gowerton (Approx. 6 miles away)
Bynea (Approx. 8 miles away)
Llangennech (Approx. 9 miles away)
Llansamlet (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


Car parking close to beach. there is a charge. There are 5 disabled places.

Nearby Car Parks

Caswell Road, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Caswell Bay, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Langland Bay - West, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Langland Bay - East, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Underhill Park, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Mumbles Road - West, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Mumbles Road - East, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Tennis Courts, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Southend, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Alderwood Road, West Cross (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Mumbles