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Stay In Welsh Poet & Writer Dylan Thomas’ Houses

"For the first 23 years of his life, Dylan Thomas lived in Swansea, in a home you can now rent for a holiday. You can also stay in the home he lived in with his wife in Laugharne, and from September 2024 The Dylan Thomas Boathouse will also open its doors."

Dylan Thomas’ Childhood Home

For the first 23 years of his life, Dylan Thomas lived at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive in Swansea, which you can now rent for a holiday. He was born there in the front bedroom on October 27th 1914.

Telephone 01792 472555.

5 Cwmdonkin Drive, Uplands, Swansea SA2 0RA

Follow @dylanthomashome on Twitter/X to find out about open days at the house, even if you don’t stay there. A small museum is also inside the building.

You can check availability here


Dylan Thomas’ SeaView Home on Air BnB

Another important Thomas home is on Air BnB. SeaView is in Laugharne. Thomas lived here with his wife Caitlin in 1938 when she was expecting a baby. They entertained T.S. Eliot here and Augustus John, who called the place a ‘dolls’ house.’ Dylan wrote many of his love poems here.

You can find it on AirBnB here

A week’s stay at Seaview is approximately AUD $1790. It has a five-star rating at Air BnB.


The Dylan Thomas Boathouse

The Dylan Thomas Boathouse in Laugharne will also open its doors in September 2024 for visitors

Winter opening hours are from October to March

The tearoom is open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10.30am – 3pm (Last orders 2.45pm)

Summer opening hours are from April to September

The house and tearoom will be open from 10am until 5pm (last orders 4.45pm) Thursday – Monday. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.



Follow @DTBoathouse on Twitter/X – The main photograph of the boat house is from their account, taken by Gareth Davies.

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