Swansea has plenty to offer and is only a 30 minute drive from the Red Rock Campsite. Swansea City itself has it’s own beach, which sits on the edge of the Gower coastal peninsula and also boasts its own city centre shopping, entertainment, clubs, bars and restaurants… So if you’re planning on adventuring around Swansea and in need of a campsite near Swansea, Red Rock Camping is the place for you.

Swansea Bay wild camping

Swansea Bay (Beach)

From our Campsite, Swansea Bay is only a 20 minute drive away and is a large sandy beach in the heart of Swansea, popular for kitesurfing, kayaking, and Stand up Paddleboarding (SUP). If you wish to venture from our campsite and are looking for a beach orientated dog walk, then head to Swansea as it stretches for five miles along Swansea Bay between Swansea Marina and the “Knab Rock” near Mumbles. Please note a 1 mile section of the beach is closed to dogs from 1st May to 30th September each year, but the rest of it is open all year round.

Swansea Marina & LC2

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids on a rainy day, and need a break from the great outdoors, then Swansea Marina and ‘LC2’ is the place for you.

The LC2 Leisure Centre located at Swansea Marina in the City Centre and is only a 20 minute drive away. It has a tremendous waterpark, boasting incredible water slides (including a doughnut-dinghy water slide), a slow river, a hot tub, a wave machine and facilities for smaller children. The LC2 also has a full facility gym, a climbing wall, children’s indoor play area, plus a cafe.

Likewise the Marina has dozens of restaurants, a Maritime Museum, playgrounds, Observatory¬† and the new indoor concert Arena. Across the road from the LC2 is a Cinema and Bowling Alley. …after a busy day you’ll yearn for the tranquility of our campsite and to relax around the campfire.

Swansea Marina Campsite and Glamping Pods
The Mumbles Pier in Mumbles

The Mumbles

The Mumbles is only a short 30 minute drive away from our campsite. It is a famous section of South Wales, it marks the start of the Gower Peninsula’s coastline and is an extremely popular destination for sightseers and travellers alike. The Mumbles has a Victorian Pier and a fully working Lighthouse located on its own island. Mumbles Light house is a famous landmark that is visible from the our Farm and is definitely worth a visit¬† if you’re camping with us for a few days.

The Gower

The Gower Peninsula is located on the South Westerly coastline and is home to approximately 30 unspoilt beaches and coves. The Gower became the first area in the whole of the UK to be designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. The Gower is only a 45 minute drive away and although there are many campsites in the Gower, they can become over-crowded whereas ours allows you to visit both the Gower and Afan Forestry within one stay.

Worms Head - Rhossili beach in the Gower peninsula