The Dylan Thomas Birthplace

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Contact Us

Number 5 Cwmdonkin Drive sits on top of the Uplands shopping centre in Swansea. The Uplands still retains many of its turn of the century small shops. There is limited parking on the hill. There is parking on level ground in Hillside Crescent which is on the right hand side above the house.

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.

By Taxi
Typical fare from the city centre to Cwmdonkin Drive is normally in the region of £5-£6. 

Oyster Cabs: 01792 367777.

Data Cabs: 01792 474747.    

Yellow Cabs: 01792 644446.

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

By Bus
The Cwmdonkin Circular service runs from Monday to Saturday and can be boarded at Stand U at Swansea Bus Station. 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.

+44 (0)1792 472555


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