Volunteers helping Lion Gavin to surf at Caswell Bay, Swansea

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Wales Coast Awards - Blue Flag 2024

Caswell Bay beach has fantastic views and accessible amenities - a sought-after spot with surfers and families alike.

The sandy beach at Caswell is one of the Gower's most visited beaches and popular activities include swimming and sea kayaking as well as surfing when conditions allow. Popular all year with locals and visitors alike Caswell Beach lies within a half mile long bay, nestled behind the Mumbles Headland within Britain's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). There is easy access to the beach and good facilities for families with young children. 

The beach side shop is well stocked with all the essentials for building sandcastles and refreshments are available at cafes alongside the beach. Away from the beach, more shops and services are available in the nearby village of Bishopston and in the Mumbles.

The beach is close to Bishop's Wood Local Nature reserve, designated trails within the Nature Reserve link with the Wales Coast Path in this area. The coast path east towards Langland offers fine views across the Bristol channel to north Devon.

Parking, toilets, shop, refreshments; dogs not allowed May - end September. Lifeguard service provided May - Early September

The beach is accessible by wheelchair and there are two floating beach wheelchairs available for hire free of charge from Swansea Council, Prior booking is essential. Please contact Peter.Beynon@swansea.gov.uk or call 01792 635718.

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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets


  • Picnic site


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Swansea, take the A4067 Mumbles Road; at a mini roundabout, turn right signed for Caswell (this is the B4593) and continue on this road to Caswell Bay - car park on left.

Accessible by Public Transport: Swansea station is 6 miles away.

Caswell Bay Beach


Caswell Bay, Swansea, Swansea, SA3 3BT

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