Dylan Thomas House

Plaque on the wall of the house Dylan Thomas was born in5 Cwmdonkin Drive in Uplands, Swansea is the birth place of poet Dylan Thomas. He was born on the 27 October 1914, just a few months after his parents (David John Thomas, an English Master and Florence Hannah Thomas (née Williams), a seamstress) had moved there. Dylan Thomas lived there until 1937.

You can even stay at the house, attend an evening dinner party or join a guided tour. The house has been lovingly restored by Anne and Geoff Haden (who run the Clyne Farm Centre) to its condition when bought as a new house by the Thomas family in 1914.

Come and see where Dylan’s most famous poems began and look at the “… splendid curving shore…” of Swansea Bay. Re-live Dylan’s greatest triumphs and hear more of his life and loves.

The house is open daily from 10.30am (last tours 4.30pm).


You also might want to visit the Dylan Thomas Centre, and if you don’t mind travelling a little further west to Carmarthenshire, the Dylan Thomas Boathouse in Laugharne.