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Welcome To. Swansea. Croeso i Abertawe. by Keiron and Carys from Pentrehafod School, Swansea. Where We Are !. Swansea is found on the South coast of Wales. We are a fairly large coastal town. With a population of 227,100. Many different types of people live here.

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    1. Welcome To Swansea Croeso i Abertawe by Keiron and Carys from Pentrehafod School, Swansea

    2. Where We Are ! Swansea is found on the South coast of Wales. We are a fairly large coastal town. With a population of 227,100. Many different types of people live here. We rely mainly on tourism to support the local economy.

    3. Pentrehafod School Our school is just outside the centre of Swansea. We have just over 1,000 pupils. In the surrounding area, it is mainly a housed area with a few parks. There are shops, churches and chapels, and many primary schools.

    4. Sightseeing In Swansea there are many areas of natural beauty, beaches, museums and places of interest. The Gower is a beautiful area, where you can go on country walks, horse riding, outdoor activities, boat trips and general sightseeing. Mumbles is very popular. Tourists flock there, to visit the amazing beaches and go on boat rides and tours around there. The pier is also a very popular attraction there. The Brecon Beacons National Park is a small drive away from Swansea. It is home to much wildlife and the mouth watering views from the top of Pen Y Fan, the highest mountain in the park.

    5. Worms Head Marina Mumbles Lighthouse Gower Peninsula

    6. Museums, Monuments And Buildings In Swansea we have a few museums. The Waterfront in the newest. Tourists visiting the city will always pay a visit here. There is also Swansea Museum, and Dan-Y-Ogof Caves which are just outside of Swansea. The main monument in Swansea is the Swansea Jack. His first rescue, in June 1931, when he saved a 12-year-old boy, went unreported. A few weeks later, this time in front of a crowd, Jack rescued a swimmer from the docks. His photograph appeared in the local paper and the local council awarded him a silver collar. In 1936, he had the prestigious 'Bravest Dog of the Year' award bestowed upon him by the London Star newspaper. There are about 5 castles in Swansea. Some of them are mostly in tact. The Dylan Thomas Centre in in memory of the famous poet Dylan Thomas.

    7. Famous People From Swansea Anthony Hopkins Catherine Zeta-Jones Enzo Maccarinelli The Storys

    8. Swansea! By Daniel S,Lauren w, Robin A, Rhys R, Pentrehafod School, Swansea

    9. Places to visit In Swansea we have a number of popular areas that are a must see when in Swansea…

    10. Beaches Swansea bay

    11. Caswell bay

    12. Llangennith This beach is most popular for water sports. Mainly surfing.

    13. Oxwich

    14. Mumbles pier Mumbles is quite popular in Swansea. It is great fun for all the family. Although it can be expensive because of the arcade, bowling allies and paying to get onto the pier.

    15. We have a wide range of different attractions in Swansea such as :- • Museums • Castles • Parks and Gardens • Theatres • Boat trips • Sport stadiums

    16. Our most recent addition to Swansea is our £32 million new leisure centre, LC 2 • This contains • An indoor water park with water rides, slides and surf rider which is an indoor surfing ride. • Gym • Health spa • Aerobic studio • Poolside café • 4 storey play zone

    17. LC2 was officially opened by the Queen on March 1st 2008