The Dylan Thomas Birthplace

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Number 5 Cwmdonkin Drive is in the Uplands area in Swansea. The Uplands still retains many of its turn-of-the-century small shops. There is limited parking on the steep hill of Cwmdonkin Drive. There is also parking on level ground at Hillside Crescent.

How to find us from Swansea City Centre:

By car or by foot
Head west towards Uplands then follow the brown tourist information signs for Dylan Thomas Birthplace. Be aware that the house is on a steep hill!

By Taxi
Oyster Cabs: 01792 367777.

Data Cabs: 01792 474747.

Yellow Cabs: 01792 644446.

Gower Mini Travel: 01792 895777 (Minibus & mini coach hire)

By Bus
Service 5: Swansea City Centre – Cwmdonkin Circular via Uplands, Glanmor Park Road & Cwmdonkin Drive departs from Stand X (17.45 from Stand W) at Swansea City Bus Station. It does not operate on Sundays or bank holidays except Good Friday. Be sure to make the driver aware that you would like to visit 5 Cwmdonkin Drive as the route does not always take you directly past the house. For more details you can find the timetable here

Swansea Minibus Hire
16 Seater Minibus hire in the Swansea area. Ideal for airport transfers, days out, sight seeing and school trips. Quote “Dylan Thomas” when booking for a great quote. Swansea Minibus Hire Website.

+44 (0)1792 472555


Dylan Thomas Birthplace, 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, Uplands, Swansea, SA2 0RA, Wales, UK