Neath attractions

Neath attractions

Neath - South WalesNeath lies in Glamorgan, now represented by the three preserved counties of West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan and South Glamorgan in South Wales. The county falls into several distinct regions with the industrial valleys, the agricultural Vale of Glamorgan, and the very scenic Gower peninsula. The south of the county lies on the Bristol Channel and extends west to Carmarthen Bay. Attractions in the region include historic castles to explore, the rich culture and heritage of the South Wales Valleys, stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons and Vale of Usk, breathtaking walks along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and the delights of the capital city of Wales, Cardiff.

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Neath Museum & Art Gallery

Attractions Neath Museum & Art Gallery, Gwyn Hall, Neath. Tel: 01639 645726. Archeology and natural history of Neath. Paintings and changing exhibits. Accessible to all. Lift to upper gallery. Location: In the centre of Neath.

Neath Museum & Art Gallery

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Attractions Neath Abbey. In the care of CADW. Tel: 029 20 500200. Neath Abbey, a Cistercian monastery, was founded in 1130. Substantial ruins. Disabled access. Location: In the centre of Neath.

Neath Abbey

Attractions Afan Forest Park. For those who enjoy the quiet countryside life or outdoor sport. Covers an area of 11,000 hectares. Popular destination for walking, cycling, orienteering, camping, world class mountain bike trails and educational visits. There are several paths with good surfaces and easy gradients that many families and disabled people can enjoy. About 4 miles east of Neath.

 Afan Forest Park

Attractions Glantawe Riverside Park, Off the A4067 Pontardawe, Nr Neath. Tel: 01639763333. Recreation area on the site of a reclaimed tinplate works. About 5 miles north of Neath.

Glantawe Riverside Park

Attractions Aberdulais Falls, Aberdulais, nr Neath, Neath & Port Talbot, SA10 8EU. Tel: 01639 636674. Famous waterfalls and fascinating industrial site. The largest waterwheel currently used in Europe to generate electricity. Turbine house providing access to an interactive display, fish pass and observation window. Audio tours and quiz trail for the family. National Trust. Charges apply. www.nationaltrust.org.uk. Location: On the outskirts, north of Neath.
Aberdulais Falls

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