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A-Z parks, nature reserves and outdoor spaces

Find out more about the parks, gardens and nature reserves around Swansea.

Herbaceous border in Singleton Botanical Gardens

Underhill Park

Situated in the heart of Mumbles, this park is the perfect place for a family kick-about or relaxing walk with the dog.

Victoria Park

A compact, beautiful urban park situated between the city centre and Mumbles.

Washinghouse Brook (woodlands)

The brook runs through this attractive, predominantly oak and hazel woodland, which are home to birds such as tawny owl, green woodpecker, dunnock, song thrush, greenfinch, goldfinch and bullfinch.

Waverley Park

An urban park with woodland and a cricket pitch on the outskirts of Clydach.

Welsh Moor and Forest Common

These commons are a mosaic of damp acid grassland and drier heath. They are generally very quiet commons, off the beaten track, secluded by scrub and trees.

West Cross Skate Park

Located along the Swansea Bay foreshore between Blackpill Lido and West Cross, West Cross Skate Park provides a safe environment for skaters and BMX riders, to come together and practice their skills.

West Cross Woodland

This is a mid-sized wooded park with a pleasant stream running through.

Whiteford Burrows National Nature Reserve and Llanrhidian Saltmarsh

Owned by the National Trust, Llanrhidian Marsh and Whiteford Burrows are outstanding both for their landscape beauty and for their wildlife.

Ynystawe Park

A green and luscious park located along the banks of the River Tawe, Ynystawe has a variety of facilities for all ages.