The Mumbles Lifeboat Station

Museum:The Mumbles Lifeboat Station
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The Museum

What should we know?

Name in local script:
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Company name:The Royal National Lifeboat Institution
 
Art type:maritime

What can we see or do there?

Events:boat launches
 
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Currency:British Pound (GBP)
 
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Average time taken:10 minutes
 
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Telephone:01792 366 246
Postal address:The Mumbles Lifeboat Station, Pier Road, SA3 4EN, , ,
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Language(s):English, Welsh
Timezone:UTC+00:00, UTC+00:01
Country calling code:44

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Top Descriptions

This station gives visitors a rare opportunity to get up and close to the Tamar class lifeboat. Though there is little else here, the viewing platform that circles the right side of the boat allows one to truly inspect this captivating piece of engineering, imagining the countless lives it and its crews have helped to save. – Sarah
 
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Top Tips

If you are visiting , you will likely want to pop down to and its famous . This lifeboat station is on the end of the and worth popping into.
This station is run by volunteers so you may want to call ahead and confirm it is open.
There are daily boat launches should you wish to see the crew in action. Launch times are posted on the RNLI website and at the station.
 
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River Tawe (Swansea)

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Length:48km

Top Descriptions

This river provides a scenic element to inner city.
 
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Top Tips

If you are in the area of , it is easy to pick up the scenic walk which runs along this river.
Children have been spotted swimming off the banks close to . Though this seemed like good fun, the rusting shopping trolleys and rubbish a little farther downstream suggests it may not be the cleanest activity.
 
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Mumbles Pier Beach

Beach:Mumbles Pier Beach
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Environment type:bay, ocean, yellow sand
Location type:town

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Activities:amuesment arcades, fishing, kayaking
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Average time taken:15 minutes
 
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Length:20m
Width:10m

Top Descriptions

This is a small stretch of sand just to the right of . It is fairly sheltered and not too busy. – Sarah
 
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Top Tips

If you want to fish, there are rocks just to the right of the sand here which seem to make a good spot.
As it is right next to , there are some amenities here. makes for a scenic coffee break.
If you are going to swim, be aware that large jelly fish are sometimes spotted here.
 
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The Mumbles

Town:The Mumbles
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Name in local script:Mwmbwls
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Environment type:bay, beach, headland, ocean
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Currency:Pound Stirling (GBP)
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Average time taken:5 hours
 
High season:July to September
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Language(s):English, Welsh
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Number of attractions visited:4
Travel time to attractions:5 minutes

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Mumbles town centre is small but well facilitated and very well situated. There are great views across Swansea Bay, a lovely , the famous , and even a small castle perched on the hillside. The properties are often colourfully decorated and beautifully maintained, giving a real seaside feel to the place. – Sarah
 
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Top Tips

If you are based in , Mumbles is an easy and quick drive along the coast, and well worth getting out of the city for.
An excellent Sunday roast is served at . From the quality of this meal, it is probably fair to say that the rest of the food is also quite good.
There is car parking all along the here, but on a busy weekend it may well be full by the early afternoon.
This is a popular spot to do watersports from. There is a rental company along the waterfront where you can rent out jetskis and the like.
 
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The Mumbles Forum

Mumbles Pier

Pier:Mumbles Pier
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The Pier

What should we know?

Name in local script:
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Environment type:bay, ocean
Location type:rural, town

What can we see or do there?

Activities:amuesment arcades, bowling ally
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How can we get in contact?

Email:
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Telephone:01792 365 200
 
Language(s):English
Timezone:UTC+00:00, UTC+01:00
Country calling code:44

How can we get there?

Coordinates:
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Geographical feature:Swansea Bay

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Top Descriptions

Originally opened in 1898, this Victorian-era pier is as much a historical site as it is a delightful spot on a sunny day. It offers great views across Swansea Bay to the left and there is a 200 year old lighthouse to the right. – Sarah
 
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Top Tips

If you are after a seafront coffee and cake, the just before you enter the pier proper may be the spot. Be prepared for a queue on a sunny day though!
The at the bottom of the pier is free to enter and has set times of the day for you to observe a live lifeboat launch.
Half of the pier is currently under restoration, but this doesn’t distract too much from the beautiful surrounding scenery.
There are arcade games, a bowling alley, and seaside souvenir shops attached to the pier if you’re looking for some entertainment.
 
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Creativity
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Decoration
1
Preservation
1
Age
1
Historical interest
1
Multilingual information
1
Need for local language
1
Need for Welsh
1
Amount
1
Friendliness
1
Comfort
1
Humidity
1
Peacefulness
1
Temperature
1
Contactability
1
Quality
0
Response time (online)
0
Response time (phone)
1
Amount
1
Entertainment
0
General costs
1
Interactivity
1
Recommendation
1
Safety
0
Value for money
1
Beggars
1
Hassle
1
Hawkers
1
Noise
1
Price inflation
1
Unwanted attention
1
Participation
1
Picnicking
1
Sunbathing
1
Swimming
1
Authenticity
1
Awe
1
Interactivity
1
Memorability
1
Need for maintenance
1
Originality
1
Quality
1
Recommendation
1
Returnability
1
Children
1
Congestion
1
Popularity
1
Tourists
1
Dancing
0
LGBT
1
Partying
1
Socialising
1
Eco-friendliness
1
Human factor
1
Peacefulness
1
Pollution
1
Awe
1
Beauty
1
Panorama
1
Changeability
1
Drought
1
Flood
1
Humidity
1
Rain
1
Snow
1
Temperature
1
Wind
1
Birdlife (viewing)
1
Fishing factor
1
Wildlife (viewing)
1
Accessibility (car)
1
Accessibility (disabled)
1
Accessibility (foot)
1
Accessibility (public transport)
1
Location factor
1
Signs
1
Costs
1
Ticket costs
1
Value for money
1
Danger (general)
1
Danger (humans)
1
Robbery
1
Strong currents
1
Strong waves
1
Amount
1
Multilingual
1
Quality
1
Equipment (weatherproof)
1
Reservations
1
Snacks
1
Sun protection
1
Access to cash machines
1
Fees
1
Ability to take photos
1
Photogenic factor
1
Safety
1
Security
1
Cleanliness
1
Maintenance
1
Modernity
1
Quality of equipment
1
Queuing time
1
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