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Build your Bucket List of things to do in Swansea this Half Term

There are many great venues in Swansea to explore this half term. Lots of these can be short duration visits, so why not create your own mini BUCKET LIST to tackle in a day. Here are our Top 10 great ideas to fill your family with excitement, entertainment, exploration, interaction, and education, and all are within a 5 minute walk of each other!

Plantasia Tropical Zoo

A view of the pond area from the bridge inside Plantasia Tropical Zoo

Explore one of the UK’s most unique Zoos. With over 40 species of animals, housed in the indoor living rainforest, it is the perfect place to visit, whatever the weather. To discover the crocodiles, meerkats, monkeys, and more, visit:

Swansea Museum

Swansea Museum lit up at night

Wales’ Oldest Museum is a fascinating treasure trove of Swansea’s history.  Containing collections of all kinds of objects from Swansea’s past, along with exciting items from Wales and the rest of the world (including an Egyptian mummy; a Welsh kitchen; and many changing temporary exhibitions. Find out more:

The National Waterfront Museum

The National Waterfront Museum with trees in the background

The museum tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales over the last 300 years. Discover this, and their full calendar of events, including The Big Museum Easter Trail:

The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Inside the Glynn Vivian art gallery with paintings on the walls

Explore one of Wales’ premier art galleries. This half term is also the last chance to see the ‘His Dark Materials’ exhibition, from the award winning TV series. Discover this, and more:

The Dylan Thomas Exhibition

a clock on the side of the Dylan Thomas Centre building

Based in the Dylan Thomas Centre, the ‘Love the Words’ exhibition tells the story of Dylan’s life, work and legacy, from his birth on 27 October 1914 in Swansea to his death on 9 November 1953 in New York. Find out more:

Flashpoint – Crazy Climb

a child climbing indoors at Crazy Climb

Climbing just got crazy! You’ll find Flashpoint – Crazy Climb at Parc Tawe in the centre of Swansea! A great activity for kids and adults alike. From team building to kid’s parties, there’s something for everyone. Discover:

Ninja Warrior

The wall at Ninja Warrior Swansea

Inspired by ITV’s hit programme, you can climb, balance, jump and swing across different obstacles using and developing your Ninja skills. Don’t forget the famous Warped Wall! A great place for family activities and for keeping fit Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Park Swansea is waiting for you to come and conquer!

Copper Jack River Cruise

a small boat in a river next to a body of water

The Copper Jack River Cruise is a Community Boat, with the purpose of offering educational trips to the people of Swansea and visitors. Book now to experience a narrated tour through Swansea watery history:

LC Swansea

a palm tree in front of the LC2 building

Enjoy Wales’ biggest waterpark! Come and swim in the LC and enjoy our brilliant wave machine, interactive area, lazy river and famous slides plus much, much more!

Tenpin Bowling

a bowling lane and bowls at Tenpin Swansea

Bowling is one of the original social networks, it’s been a part of our families and friendships for generations, from birthday parties to first dates. At Tenpin Swansea, bowling is at the beating heart of what we do.

Create your BUCKET LIST, and enjoy Swansea this half term!

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