Please be informed that the BCW Estate will be closed on the following dates:
  • 1 – 10 Dec 2022
  • 21 Dec 2022 – 2 Jan 2023

Plan A Visit

The estate is open Monday to Friday from 10am–3pm, excluding Bank Holidays.

For an enjoyable experience, we ask all visitors to plan your trip in advance. Visitors are advised to check the latest government advice at www.gov.wales before visiting the college.

Getting Here

Car

Take the M4 towards Pen-y-Bont. At junction 42, exit onto A483 toward Swansea / Abertawe. Go through 1 roundabout and continue onto Quay Pa-rade / A4067. Turn right onto Derwen Fawr Rd / B4436.

Train

Take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, and thereafter take the National Rail to Swansea Train Station. You can then take a taxi from the station to get to the BCW (Postal Code: SA2 8EB).

Coach

Take the National Express to Swansea Bus Station. You can then take a taxi from the station to get to the BCW (Postal Code: SA2 8EB).

Visitor Regulations

The safety of our guests, visitors, staff and students remains our top priority and we ask that all visitors respectfully abide by the following health and safety measures. 

We would also like to remind all visitors to check the latest government advice www.gov.wales before visiting the college.

Admission & Access
  • ​Admission if free, however visitors are required to pre-book visiting time slots to guarantee entry. Without a valid ticket, we will have to respectfully decline your visit.

  • Visitors are encouraged to download your ticket beforehand and arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of your session as we will be unable to extend the time of visitation should you arrive late.

  • Guests staying at the BCW Residences should confirm their check-in time (between the estate's opening hours) prior to arrival.

Guest & Visitor Facilities
  • Our restrooms will be opened for visitors throughout the duration of their visit.

  • Visitor parking is available, however visitors will need to book a parking space together with their tickets.

  • Resources are available at our Heritage Resource Centre, please approach a Staff member should you wish to make a purchase.

  • Due to sanitation measures, communal facilities and amenities at the Residences will be limited. Guests are encouraged to bring your own stationery and entertainment.

Health & Safety
  • Front of house staff and volunteers have received all necessary health and safety briefings in relation to COVID-19.

  • High touched areas will be regularly sanitised throughout the day and in between visits.

  • Visitors are required to wear face coverings when indoors, on college grounds, even if visitors have been vaccinated. We reserve the right to refuse entry to visitors who are not wearing a face covering without due cause, e.g. health and wellbeing reasons.

  • We have place hand sanitisers at appropriate areas to encourage all visitors to wash or sanitise their hands whenever needed or possible.

  • If you are showing any symptoms of Coronavirus or have been in contact with anyone that has had the virus in the last 14 days, we respectfully request you rearrange your visit and/or stay when you are recovered or have tested negative of COVID-19 information before visiting.

What is not allowed
  • Consumption of food & drinks are not allowed in the Heritage Centre.

  • Animals are not allowed on college grounds under any circumstance. For assistance on accessibility, please drop us a message.

  • Smoking is prohibited on-site. All visitors must refrain from smoking while in the college.

Visitor regulations may be amended from time to time and we recommend that you check back for the latest visitor information.

Support Us

Your generous contributions will support us in the running of the estate, as we continue to receive guests, intercessors, and students from all over the world.