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Swansea Train Station - your gateway to the Gower Peninsula

Swansea Train Station is a western terminus for London services and also serves Arriva Trains Wales. The Great Western Railway service to London Paddington includes stops at Bristol Parkway and Reading. This award-winning station has been named Wales's Best Staffed Train Station and International Station of the Year, and offers lots of conveniences to passengers including shops, waiting rooms and a cash point. There's also a tourist office where you can find out about the highlights of the local area.

A warm Welsh welcome in Swansea

There's plenty to do in Swansea including the National Waterfront Museum, a free attraction detailing the impact of the Industrial Revolution in Wales with interactive exhibits. Need to burn off some energy? The LC is Wales' biggest indoor waterpark and has an indoor surf machine plus state-of-the-art gym. For something different head to Plantasia, a tropical paradise of plants and animals in a glass house, before taking the trip round Swansea Bay to the picturesque Mumbles. Nosey around the shops, walk along the pier, take in Bracelet Bay and sample an ice cream at the famous Joe's Ice Cream Parlour.

Exploring the Gower Peninsula

This area is famous for simply stunning beaches. Within half an hour's drive you can be at Three Cliffs Bay, where the view changes constantly with the tide, or seek out the awe-inspiring Rhossili Bay. Looking for accommodation Near Swansea Train Station? Travelodge Swansea Central Hotel is half a mile away or Travelodge Swansea M4 Hotel's great for the motorway.