Mumbles is relatively easy to find and we hope the guide below will help you. We'd like to note however driving times indicated below can vary hugely depending on traffic. The following journey times assume no significant delays and should be used as a guide only. From London (180 mi – about 3 hours), from Birmingham (180 mi – about 3 hours), from Cardiff (50.2 mi – about 1 hour),
Do take care not to exceed the speed limit as the police operate using mobile speed cameras in vans along all the popular holiday routes.

Directions from the Midlands and further north to Mumbles

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Take the M5 south to Junction 8, immediately past Strensham Services onto the M50
Travel the length of the M50, to Junction 4 near to Ross-on-Wye and take the A40 towards Monmouth.
7 miles past Monmouth, take the turning to Raglan and Abergavenny.
Carry on to the A465, signposted Merthyr Tydfil, Neath and Mumbles.
The A465 will join the M4 at Junction 45, where you can follow the remaining directions above.

Directions from London and Cardiff

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Car Parking in Mumbles

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Some hotels and campsites have their own car parks, and there is also a limited amount of on-road parking. It is recommended however and far easier to head for one of the designated public car parks and leave your car there.

Travel Tips and Articles

Posted on 10/03/2015
by Ben Martin
Walk round stunning coastal paths to the beaches of Langland and Caswell or shop in the classy boutique stores of Newton Road. Explore quaint streets lined with colourful cottages and stop off for a locally-brewed ale in one of the pubs along the famous Mumbles mile, all when you visit this charming fishing village.
Posted on 15/08/2014
We pick 4 luxury places to consider for your stay in Mumbles. If it's seafront you're after try Tides Reach or if you want fun in the sun and sand try The Penthouse at Langland Bay.
Posted on 01/08/2014
by Lee Woodman
Dogs are only allowed on Gower's Beaches at certain times of the year. See the map below to help you determine where you can take your dog.
Posted on 17/06/2014
Promenade along the historic Mumbles Pier to take in panoramic views across Swansea Bay and step back in time with a visit to the traditional seaside amusement arcade.
Posted on 17/06/2014
Walk in the footsteps of the old lighthouse keepers and wander over to the iconic Mumbles Lighthouse to enjoy superb views across Swansea Bay and learn its fascinating history of shipwrecks and storms.
Posted on 17/06/2014
With over 100 shops, restaurants and bars Newton Road packs way about its weight with what it has to offer. Whether it is a day of pampering at Lara Johnson or coffee with friends there is plenty to keep you occupied.