British Beaches

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Pwlldu Bay Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

A very distinctive sand and shingle rural beach, covered in stones and boulders. Popular with sea-canoeists.

Beach Type



There are no facilities as this is a rural beach


Safe for swimming
Very popular with sea-canoeists

Nature and Wildlife

Walks down the valley to Bishopston or along the cliffs towards Southgate.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

but no litter or dog bins are provided.


Dogs are allowed.

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: 51.5634, -4.05608
Postcode: SA3 2AU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From the A4118 turn left along the B4436 to Bishopston. park in Bishopston.

Nearest Railway Stations

Gowerton (Approx. 6 miles away)
Swansea (Approx. 6 miles away)
Bynea (Approx. 8 miles away)
Llanelli (Approx. 9 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.


Park in Bishopston and follow Pwlldu Lane.

Nearby Car Parks

Caswell Bay, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Caswell Road, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
West Cliff - North, Southgate (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Pennard, Southgate (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Langland Bay - West, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Langland Bay - East, Langland Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Underhill Park, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Mumbles Road - West, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Mumbles Road - East, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Tennis Courts, Mumbles (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Swansea