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Cwmdonkin Park

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Address: Park Drive, Swansea, Wales
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Mon - Fri 14:00 - 18:00

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Beautiful city centre park with loads of history and associated with Dylan Thomas

A beautiful small city centre park where Dylan Thomas grew up. His house is preserved and open for visits and loads of history to be seen.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
philgwynsmith
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful small city centre park where Dylan Thomas grew up. His house is preserved and open for visits and loads of history to be seen.

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Thank philgwynsmith
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Good park. Be even better with more play areas as it gets busy. The tennis courts are free. The cafe is good. Really nice flowers everywhere. You can find a peaceful spot.

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Thank Jack S
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A lovely place to walk, whether it's with a partner, a dog or both. Plenty of trees, flowers and open grass areas to take you away from the outside world. On sunny days it's nice to surrender yourself to the suns rays whilst sitting on a bench or the grass. It feels a safe place to be for those that... More 

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Thank Stephen D
London, United Kingdom
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392 reviews
276 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This lovely municipal park is bigger than it looks from the entrance (oh and there are several). Its paths meander up and down: it IS hilly. There's a decent coffee shop, a childrem's play area, carvings representing its illustrious former user, a well kept pond and plenty of woodland: go in Autumn for stunning colours. A very relaxing place to... More 

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Thank lonewolf44
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59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Took my Australian visiting friend to the park for an afternoon walk to get out and take her mind off jet lag. Beautiful place regardless of the season. Well looked after!

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Thank Carly251016
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wandering around Dylan Thomas's local park is always a pleasure. Small but pretty & well maintained. A good coffee/ice cream parlour in the old Victorian pavilion too.

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Thank paroak
Katzir, Israel
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We visited thisarea because of Dylan Thomas - and we wanted to see where he lived and wrote - understanding a little more about his writing

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Thank ritashavit
swansea
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87 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Go here ever week the grandchildren love it , from the soft play area for younger children the older ones can use the amazing zip line then there is the windy slide and lots more basket ball area , free tennis courts , but the best is the cafe staff are lovely, fresh cakes,coffee,tea ,home made lemonade,ect, oh and jibes... More 

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Thank SwanseaAmerica
Swansea, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love this park and even more so since it has been updated by the council. As an older visitor I was there with Daniel Jones when the shelter was opened, I helped plant a tree after the Great Storm and tiles made by my class decorate the bank by the Cockleshell Walk.Now the park is ready for new generations... More 

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Thank Gillian J
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is within a few minutes of Dylan Thomas's birthplace and still has the water fountain that features in one of his poems. Unfortunately this is no longer working. There is good provision of equipment for children such as slides and roundabouts. There is a cafeteria. It is well landscaped with plants and trees. There are picnic benches for those... More 

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