24 October 2014 Follow in the footsteps of the Welsh poet & broadcaster Dylan Thomas' bedroom at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, Swansea by 5 Cwmdonkin Drive Monday the 27 October will be 100 years since the birth of one of Wales' most famous writers. A journey that started at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive in Swansea. Taking in various beautiful and inspiring locations along the way. Wandering through the landscapes of his life and work. The most famous attraction being the writing shed in Laugharne along with the Boat House which was once home to the Thomas family. But there are other locations to discover, such as Mumbles (or The Mumbles). A coastal village and one of a few locations (along with Laugharne and New Quay) that inspired 'Under Milk Wood'. Not forgetting the "ugly, lovely town" of Swansea. Home to many of Dylan's regular haunts. Dylan Thomas' writing shed in Laugharne by Paula J James Dylan also liked to wander along the shores and cliff tops of the Gower. An area that was the first place in Britain to be named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. An area, according to Trip Advisor users, that contains one of the worlds top 10 beaches - Rhossili. Find out more about Dylan Thomas and his life in Wales. Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items Faith in West Wales Your guide to some fantastic places of faith to enjoy across West Wales. Summer in the wild West Spring and summer are a great time to see the wildlife in West Wales. Top Dylan Thomas spots Jo Furber, literature officer at the Dylan Thomas Centre, goes on the trail of the poet and writer. Dylan's Swansea & Gower Visit the city where the writer was born and raise a glass in a few of his favourite haunts. Accessible West Wales You’ll find attractions and accommodation that people of all abilities can enjoy all over the west. Dylan Thomas’ birthplace Visiting 5 Cwmdonkin Drive in Swansea, where the great writer was born.