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Not recommended

Full of drunks and druggies on steps. Seagulls eat your food! Swansea needs to make it self... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sian R
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Okay for a short break

Nice to sit in and eat your sandwiches or to get away from the crowds. Walking distance of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BuzzFour
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2 weeks ago
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3 weeks ago
“Okay for a short break”
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Castle St. and Princess Way, Swansea SA1 3PP, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Full of drunks and druggies on steps. Seagulls eat your food! Swansea needs to make it self better and stand out.

Thank Sian R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to sit in and eat your sandwiches or to get away from the crowds. Walking distance of the undercover market and the shops.

Thank BuzzFour
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Nothing to see here. Concrete and a water fountain, surrounded by teenagers and that's it. It is dirty from the pigeons and seagulls. It really needs attention.

1  Thank lorfongra
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A modern “square” (it’s round) with seating and a strange massive screen with associated sounds coming out of what look like air vents for an underground system. Overlooked by the Castle ruins, but more noticeably by the typically brutalist BT building, the main source of...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to meet up with friends and an ideal “centre hub” for the city. Lots to keep you entertained

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Pretty much the focal point of the city - Wind Street, with its many bars and restaurants is a stones throw away. Also close to Oxford Street and The Quadrant if you are looking to do a bit of shopping. Yes ic can be busy...More

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

If you visit in the day its mostly surrounded by youths who for some reason like to hang outside mcdonalds all day, if you visit in the night, its a square for the drunks.

1  Thank jessica-marie955
Reviewed 24 December 2017

On a nice day in the Summer you can sit there and watch a band. On dreary days, and there are plenty there, you just rush through it to get somewhere else as the fountain is full of rubbish and gangs of kids are hanging...More

1  Thank chowWales
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Once this was Castle Gardens, presumably expensive to keep the grass and plants in order so the Council turned it into an unimaginative concrete wasteland. Hopefully someone with more vision on the Council will see that what should be the heart of Swansea makes the...More

1  Thank russ_st_elmo
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

It's lovely to sit here in the sun watching a big sport game on the big screen but if it's raining you can't really do anything. In school holidays and Saturdays you can get a lot of teenagers hanging about especially by the McDonald's. Good...More

Thank henbow
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