Whether you’re looking for somewhere to get your first tattoo, or a new addition to your growing collection, finding the right tattoo artist is crucial.

So whether you’re studying and living in Swansea, or simply visiting, here are the best tattoo shops to check out for your next body art piece. Searching for your next tattoo artist? Look no further.

Thankfully, there are a bunch of tattoo studios in Swansea worth visiting! So you’ll be spoilt for choice and catered for, no matter what style of tattoo you’re after.

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Swansea Tattoo Co

If you’re looking for custom tattoos, Swansea Tattoo Co is a great friendly tattoo shop in Swansea. Established since 2012, they specialise in wildlife, portraits, traditional styles and even cover ups.

Located in Picton Arcade, their tattoo shop is pretty central, making it easy to pop in and make an appointment. To really get an idea of their work, check out their Instagram for snaps of their resident artists’ work.

Address: 8, Picton Arcade, Swansea SA1 3BE

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Iron Horse Tattoo & Art Studio

Established in 2004, Iron Horse Tattoo & Art Studio is much more than your typical tattoo studio. With t-shirts and art available online, you can take home their artistic abilities in more than one way.

If you’re looking for unique body art, Iron Horse is for you. Their clients rave about the great atmosphere in the studio, quality of tattooing (obviously!) and friendly, professional service.

Take a look at their website for their latest work.

Address: 38 Union St, Swansea SA1 3DZ

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Highwater Gallery

With 40 five-star Google reviews, you can’t go wrong with Highwater Gallery. If you’re looking for a welcoming tattoo studio, professional artists and a relaxing atmosphere, it’s got it all.

This private tattoo studio will require an appointment in advance, so be sure to check in with them regarding availability beforehand. Depending on when you’re in Swansea, they also have some great guest artists from time to time!

Take a look at their Instagram for their latest work.

Address: 25 Russell St, Swansea, SA1 4HR

Arcade Tattoo Swansea
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Arcade Tattoo Swansea

If you’re looking for some incredible detail, Arcade Tattoo Swansea will be right up your street. Most styles are catered for at this tattoo studio, including custom work and realism tattoos.

With 25 five-star Google reviews, they’re definitely doing something right. For a little taster, check out Henry Todd-Collins on Instagram for black and grey realism and fine line tattoos.

Address: 10/11 High Street Arcade, Swansea, SA1 1LE

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Broadside Tattoo shop

Looking for a tattoo studio for your next piece? Broadside Tattoo Shop have some great resident artists, covering a variety of styles, including traditional, dotwork and colour tattoos.

The best place to check out their work is on Instagram. With over 60 reviews on Google, customers rave about their piercings, tattoo artists, aftercare recommendations and the cleanliness of the tattoo studio.

Address: 38 Singleton St, Swansea SA1 3QN

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Swansea Tattoo Lab

Looking for a piercing or tattoo in Swansea? No problem! Swansea Tattoo Lab is one of the most popular studios in Swansea. With over 130 Google reviews, customers rave about Swansea Tattoo Lab’s Mike Thomas, comfortable atmosphere, cleanliness and tattoo artists. What more could you ask for?

Check out their Facebook for shots of their latest tattoos.

Address: 212 Oxford St, Swansea SA1 3BG

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Chris Govier’s Body Art Tattoo

Renowned as one of Europe’s top 100 tattoo artists, Chris Govier offers a new type of tattoo experience. His studio can be found above Rowberry Shoes (and Liquid Vape). A very private tattoo studio, you can sit back and relax with a coffee before your appointment.

With 30 years of experience in tattooing behind him, Chris Govier works with you to design body art that you’ll be proud to show off. From large custom designs to small, intricate details, he’s got it all.

Take a look at his online profile for more.

Address: 225B Oxford Street, Swansea, SA13BJ

Skin City Tattoo Asylum
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Skin City Tattoo Asylum

Centrally located, Skin City Tattoo Ayslum is one of the easiest tattoo shops to find, located just around the corner from Swansea Grand Theatre. With nearly 30 five-star reviews on Google, customers highlight the ease of making an appointment, friendly atmosphere and the professionalism of their tattoo artists.

Looking for a new tattoo? You’ve come to the right place. Check out their style of work and designs on Facebook.

Address: 8 Shoppers Walk, Swansea SA1 3AZ

Skin & Ink Tattooing Swansea
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Skin & Ink Tattooing

Offering both tattoos and piercings, Skin & Ink Tattooing is one of the oldest tattoo shops in Swansea. Undertaking custom work, expect a variety of styles from this tattoo shop.

With over 40 reviews on Google, reviewers mention their knowledge, easy process, quality of design and piercing expertise.

Take a look at their Facebook to see the latest.

Address: 6a Nelson St, Swansea SA1 3QE

Last Updated on January 24, 2024