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Langland Bay Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

Langland and Rotherslande offer an expanse of sandy beach with fascinating rockpools. The Bay is a designated Conservation Area and a very popular Bay for bathing and surfing.

Beach Type

Sand and Rocks


Including disabled facilities
First aid post
Lost child centre
Tennis Courts
Cafe and shops


And sea canoeing
There is zoning for water sports
Multiple good quality but often crowded waves for surfing

Nature and Wildlife

The bay is on part of a network of coastal walks heading in one direction to Rotherslade. Limeslade and Mumbles and in the other direction to Caswell and beyond.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned twice daily during the summer by the Council. There are litter and dog bins on the beach but dogs are not allowed between 1st May and 30th September.

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: Swansea
County: Abertawe / Swansea
Latitude/Longitude: 51.565, -4.01143
Postcode: SA3 4SQ
(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 mini roundabout in Mumbles Village and follow the B4593 to Langland.

Public Transport

From the Quadrant Bus Station or Mumbles. Service 2 runs to Langland Corner. From here it is a half hour walk to the beach. Full details of the service can be obtained from Traveline on 0870 6082608.

Nearest Railway Stations

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

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


There is parking for 150 cars. including disabled spaces. There is a fee for using the car park.

Nearby Car Parks

Langland Bay - East, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Langland Bay - West, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Underhill Park, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Caswell Road, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Tennis Courts, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Caswell Bay, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Mumbles Road - West, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Mumbles Road - East, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Southend, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Swansea Bay - South, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Swansea