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Sunday, December 9, 2012

Swans 100: One hundred years supporting Swansea City/Town, Swansea Museum information c/o the @visitswanseabay marketing team

Swans 100: One hundred years supporting Swansea City/Town, Swansea Museum

Friday 16 November 2012 - Sunday 27 January 2013, from 2.30pm

image depicting Swansea Museum
Swansea Museum
The exhibtion will feature fan testimonials and memorabilia as well as exploring the relationship between the football club and wider city. The exhibition continues at
the National Waterfront museum from 22 December where you can learn about Swansea City FC's success on a national level. This exhibition has been produced in
collaboration with the Swans 100 project.
Join us at Swansea Museum from 2.30pm

A surf is not just for summer! Get the perfect Christmas gift for the surfer or future surfer in your family

A surf is not just for summer! Get the perfect Christmas gift for the surfer or future surfer in your family

Christmas surfing advert
Surfing Gift Vouchers last for a year from date of purchase, simply visit our online surf shop, purchase then print out the email reciept and pop in the gift card.
Circle one surfboards ideal for the next step surfer, we have a wide range of surfboards which come with a leash and boardbag FREE!
Swansea students caswell bay

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Tir-Cethin Farm is one of Wales’ newest 5 star holiday destinations

Croeso i Fferm Tir-Cethin | Welcome to Tir-Cethin Farm

Tir-Cethin Farm is one of Wales’ newest 5 star holiday destinations. We offer luxury self-catering accommodation in The Gower, South Wales – the UK’s first designated area of outstanding natural beauty.
It’s a great location for short breaks and memorable family holidays in Wales.
We have designed our spacious oak-framed barns to suit young, growing and extended families and friends. With a fresh, contemporary finish, you can experience our natural environment with all the latest conveniences of modern living. With the addition of some of the latest “green technologies” we have tried to make your holiday as environmentally sustainable as possible.
Our aim is to make your stay as memorable as possible. Whether it’s enjoying the outdoor activities such as kite-surfing, pony trekking or walking and collecting shells at nearby Rhossili beach or Three Cliffs Bay – or simply unwinding in our high-quality barn accommodation. There’s even room to think…

for more info click here > luxury self catering on Gower

It’s what we in Wales call proper holidays | It’s our version of holiday magic!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Mumbles Rugby Club based on Swansea Bay set to kick off the 125 year celebrations with a game against the Whites on 10th November

With Mumbles getting ready to celebrate a fantastic 125 years of Rugby the first of many events have been announced. 

The festivities kick off on:

Saturday November the 10th:
Mumbles RFC .v. Swansea RFC at Underhill Park K.O. 11.30 a.m.

There will be a Marquee with a Bar in the Park and a reception for players and officials of Swansea RFC. We hope to screen the Wales VS Argentina game during the afternoon in the Marquee, after which we will adjourn to the clubhouse where there will be a Live Band in the evening.

Christmas In Swansea at the LC

Christmas is coming to Swansea & The LC!

16 Oct 2012
Christmas TommyJust 10 weeks today will be Christmas Day!
It may seem far away but with Half Term, Halloween and Bonfire night all within this time you will soon be wondering where the weeks have gone, so start planning your Christmas now.
Book your little one's in for Breakfast or Tea with Tommy this Christmas! Available from 17th-23rd December.
Just £6.95 per child or £12 for 2 children.
Or why not book lunch for you and your friends after a hard day Christmas shopping. With our 2 course lunch available for just £9.95 per person.
For more information or to book call 01792 466500 or email christmas@the-lc.co.uk.

Premier boost reaps rewards for Swansea City

Premier boost reaps rewards for Swansea City post by @visitswanseabay

If every Visit Swansea Bay Facebook fan flocked to the Liberty Stadium, there'd be nearly enough people to fill the ground.

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liberty stadium
Latest figures show Visit Swansea Bay 'likes' on its Facebook page have broken the 16,000 mark – just over 4,000 short of the Liberty Stadium's total capacity.
It's largely because of the efforts of Swansea Council tourism staff to make the most of the Swans' Premier League status by raising the profile of Swansea Bay as a visitor destination across the world.
Some of the activities over the last 12 months or so have included stunning images of Swansea Bay in the UK 's footballing heartlands and online campaigns that have targeted fans' forums of other Premier League clubs.
Cllr Nick Bradley, Swansea Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration, said: "It's been a terrific week or so for the Swans and Swansea Bay as a whole.
"The team has just beaten Liverpool at Anfield, drawn with the European champions at home and Visit Swansea Bay's Facebook page has broken the 16,000 'likes' mark. That's a fabulous achievement that shows we're making major inroads in our quest to ensureSwansea Bay as a whole benefits from lucrative Premier League status.
"Accommodation operators tell us they were very busy over the weekend and we know many Chelsea fans visited the area because all the away tickets for the Premier League clash were snapped-up."
Posters were put up at strategic locations in London in the countdown to the weekend's match against Chelsea at the Liberty Stadium.
The posters, which show Swansea Bay beauty spots, included the official Visit Swansea Bay website for visiting fans to peruse and discover the natural beauty and diverse attractions on offer here. These iconic views help potential visitors make the link between Swansea in the Premier League and Swansea Bay the destination.
Chelsea fans were also encouraged to stay for extra-time in Swansea by getting tickets for Graham Hunter at the Dylan Thomas Centre on Saturday evening. Hunter, a top football writer, talked about the Swans and Barcelona as part of Swansea Council's annual Dylan Thomas Festival.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Why not give the gift of surfing to someone special for a Christmas Gift

Our Christmas Surfing gift vouchers are valid for one year from purchase and available for use on Gower, Wales and include use of all equipment, buy online, print out the voucher and simply place in your Christmas card a great stocking filler > Surfing vouchers for Christmas

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Kitchen Table in Mumbles a great place to have breakfast, Lunch or Dinner! Mumbles Village

We actively encourage people to tell us what they think of our cafe, our food and our drinks. If you’ve been to the cafe and would like to write a review please visit our Facebook page or our Trip Advisor page.

“Good, nice atmosphere.”  “Love the sourcing of ingredients.”  “A very comfortable, attractive restaurant.”
“Better than we’d cook a home….and we don’t say that very often!”
“The coffee was good, its nice to have good quality independent coffee available in Swansea.”
“I wish all food tasted like that.”  “The best scrambled eggs I’ve ever tasted.”
“For once I was able to have a delicious meal which catered for a gluten-free and dairy-free diet! Thank you.”
“Very reasonable price, bargain for organic. Best of luck!”
“Fantastic food, fresh, healthy, lovely herbs, tender meat & good sized portions, interesting dishes….I could go on!  Ambience relaxed and homely.”
“There should be more places like this. Good luck, I hope you do as well as you deserve. (Good music too!)”
“Service very good & friendly. Came and informed us when recipe changed to make sure of allergies.”
“Coffee – top notch! Friendly & healthy farmhouse feel.”
“At last a healthy food cafĂ© within 100 miles of home! Also lovely ambience, we’ll be back.”
“Service: Excellent and very friendly, feel very welcomed. Food: Superb, tasty, put together really well.
Price: Good value. We can now afford good food!”
“Best coffee I’ve had in the UK!”  “Very very very very nice and lovely!”
“Lovely atmosphere, nice employees, pleasant clientele, good food *****5 star!”
“Service: Excellent, friendly and good recommendations. Food: We had
the brownies, banoffee pie and coffee – all delicious. Price: Very reasonable.”
“Great ambience, flexible food for children.”
“Everything I’ve eaten here has been wonderful, my new favourite place.”

Here’s a great review from the Swansea ‘Food Passion’ website

Great mentions in The Times and The Guardian from September 2011

Here’s a review from The Community Times from September 2010

And an article about us from Swansea Life in August 2010