If you are looking for attractions near Swansea for a hen do or maybe as an alternative to golf on a long weekend, you may want to consider doing something active. There’s plenty to do in Swansea, so get outside and enjoy the beautiful coastline. You won’t regret it!
Head down Caswell Bay Road and you will find Gower Surfing School. Surf GSD is the only licensed surf school by the County of Swansea and is the only company allowed to run surfing lessons from this stunning seaside location. SurfGSD has been running for over 10 years and is a British Surfing Association approved school so you know it is a safe and fun place to learn this fun new skill.
Book online and whether you are looking for a beginner’s tutorial or a whole afternoon of advanced training you are sure to catch the surfing bug.
The LC2 in the middle of Swansea’s town centre is a modern leisure centre that has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013. With its very own waterpark there are slides, a small lazy river and even a one-of-a-kind Boardrider.
There is also a 30ft climbing wall and a fully kitted out gym making this the perfect location for an active day come rain or shine.
A 15 minute drive from the town centre you will find Teamforce Paintball & Activity Centre the perfect location for a day of getting down and dirty. The centre is able to host 120 players at any given time on its 15 acre site and therefore is popular among groups of all sizes. So defend that castle, run over the bridge and capture that missile command bunker!
Skidz Karting in Swansea West Business Park is a fun place to go especially if you have a competitive side to your personality. The only indoor karting track in Swansea, there are 2 tracks to choose between as well as a big games room where you can play pool, air hockey or have a go at the driving simulator. Just remember, don’t drink and drive!
Have you always wanted to try mountain boarding? The BRD Mountain Boarding Centre near Weobley Castle in Llanrhidian is a great place to start. Hire the equipment and take part in one of the lessons or courses served here on the 200m of sloping grass and woodland, for fun-for-all abilities that gets you out in the great Welsh outdoors.
Canyoning, White Water Rafting and Coasteering
For water sports in Swansea, Goytre is the place to be. The Liquidfriction Adventure Centre is the base for many adrenaline filled activities such as canyoning, white water rafting, coasteering and a high ropes challenge. The centre is located in the Afon forest so makes a beautiful setting to take part in these activities and a lovely place for an after activity picnic.
Do you like the sound of any of these activities? If you have any further questions just ask – we’re always happy to help!