Swansea cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country cottages to rent in Swansea

Swansea is a waterfront city in South Wales and known for its fabulous Blue Flag beaches and pristine countryside. Swansea Bay is the hub for entertainment with plenty of shops, bars and restaurants along the quay. Swansea is also home to more than 50 parks and gardens including an indoor rainforest meaning there is plenty to see and do for all the family without leaving the city.

However, renting a holiday cottage in Swansea means that you are just minutes away from the stunning coastal landscapes of the Gower Peninsula and the spectacular Waterfall County. Looking a little further, you have the stunning rolling hills of the Brecon Beacons just under 1 hours drive away where you can go star gazing in one of only 11 International Dark Sky Reserves in the world.

At a glance...
Gower Peninsula (7 miles)
Blue Flag beaches
Vale of Neath
‘Waterfall Country’
Walking routes around Swansea Bay and Gower Peninsula
Nature reserves
Car recommended
Nearest international airport Cardiff & Bristol
Nearest train station Swansea

Featured cottages in Swansea

Swansea has a wide selection of self catering cottages nestled around the pristine countryside to suit all budgets and tastes.

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Things to see and do in and around Swansea

From your Swansea cottage, there is so much to see and do without travelling far. With the Gower Peninsula and Waterfall County on your doorstep, there are countless attractions and things to see and do in and around Swansea.

A few suggestions...
Visit the National Waterfront Museum
Explore the 'Waterfall Country’ of the Vale of Neath
Singleton Botanical Gardens
See the lakes and waterfalls in the Penllergare Valley Woods
Stroll along the scenic Gower Coastal Path
See the magnificent 13th century Caerphilly Castle
Mountain biking in the Afan Forest Park
Pier and promenade at Mumbles
brecon beacons national park waterfalls

Our view on Swansea

Swansea is not an obvious choice for a cottage holiday but it is a fantastic spot for easy access to the countless attractions of what South Wales and the nearby Gower Peninsula have to offer. Whether taking a romantic break or family holiday, renting a cottage in Swansea provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want - home from home.