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Dylan Thomas' Swansea and Gower Tour

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Experience hosted by Geoff

6 hours
Includes transportation
Up to 3 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

The tour begins at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, where Dylan Thomas was born. We go through Cwmdonkin Park to the site of Swansea Grammar School where Dylan's tutors tried to educate him. Then enjoy the coffee smells of the old Kardomah Café where he and the 'gang' discussed all the cultural matters of the day...and girls! Then to the site old the Evening Post building where Dylan 'worked' as a junior reporter.
On to his second home; the village of Mumbles where he frequented the Mermaid Hotel and the Antelope, getting up to hi-jinks and wowing audiences in his turns at the Swansea Little Theatre!
From here we venture to Gower and its stunning landscape; beaches, woodland and imagination.
We finish with a private tour of the house where Dylan was born and lived for 23 years with his family, writing two-third of the material that would be used in his published work from the safe haven of his tiny bedroom.
Other things to note
Regrettably we are unable to accept children who require car seats.
The tour begins at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, where Dylan Thomas was born. We go through Cwmdonkin Park to the site of Swansea Grammar School where Dylan's tutors tried to educate him. Then enjoy the coffee smells of the old Kardomah Café where he and the 'gang' discussed all the cultural matters of the day...and girls! Then to the site old the Evening Post building where Dylan 'worked' as a junior reporter.
On to his second home; the village of Mu…

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What's included

  • Transportation
    Includes driver & guide.
From $371
/ person
Tue, Dec 8
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$371 per person
$371 per person
Tue, Dec 15
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$371 per person
$371 per person
Tue, Dec 22
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$371 per person
$371 per person

Meet your host, Geoff

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • Identity verified
I am the restorer and owner of Dylan Thomas Birthplace. The house has been loving restored back to how it was in 1914. I am also the Chairman of the Dylan Thomas Society.
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Where you'll be

5 Cwmdonkin Drive, where Dylan was born.
Cwmdonkin Park, Swansea Grammar School, the old Kardomah Café and of course the site old the Evening Post the building where Dylan 'worked' as a junior reporter.
Mumbles, which became a second home as Dylan frequented the Mermaid Hotel and the Antelope.
Then on to Gower; beaches, woodland and imagination.

Choose from available dates

4 available
  • Tue, Dec 8
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $371 per person
  • Tue, Dec 15
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $371 per person
  • Tue, Dec 22
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $371 per person
  • Tue, Dec 29
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $371 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

Lunch & refreshments.

Weather appropriate clothing.