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Neath Abbey

Monastery Road, Neath SA10 7DH, Wales
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Lovely ruins

There are limited facilities here, but the ruins are free to enter. They cover a large area and are... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Kettering, United Kingdom
via mobile
An Abbey which needs rescue!

This Abbey has so much history, architecture and sheer charm, it's a total wonder why such a... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Alun J
Neath, Wales, United Kingdom
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Monastery Road, Neath SA10 7DH, Wales
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

There are limited facilities here, but the ruins are free to enter. They cover a large area and are very interesting to explore. They are hidden away on an industrial estate so check a map before visiting.

Thank Henchelson
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This Abbey has so much history, architecture and sheer charm, it's a total wonder why such a treasure is in such a state. Cadw are currently carrying out some well needed restoration, but I can only think that if this place was in England it...More

1  Thank Alun J
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We visited as a group, we had a guide Karl, who made it real fun for the children. A lot of work going on, but when it's all finished its going to be one of those places not to be missed. Karl took the children...More

Thank Shazra1
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A lovely place to visit, been so many times it has beautifully kept grounds around well preserved ruins alongside a canal...which is also a lovely place to walk and take photographs

Thank 03Chez
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was beautifully planted and a peaceful place to just sit and be quiet for a few minutes. The age of the ruins seemed to enhance the quiet, even when family came to see the ruins, it still seemed peaceful

Thank Titch8764
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Without giving a history lesson, these ruins of a very important Cistercian Abbey were once the biggest in Wales. The Neath area has an incredible history and the Abbey is justly famous - as the artist impression shows - it was huge. Walking around the...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Neath abbey ruins. Will you see a ghost? I found the atmosphere here almost electric. Beautiful setting besides the canal.

Thank Lydia D
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautifully kept grounds around well preserved ruins. A lovely place to have wedding / prom photos taken. Magical on a lovely sunny day.

Thank clarebearwatkins
Reviewed 4 December 2016

i live down the road from this place see it often dont have to pay to get it as its free plenty of space to walk around s[ace to park the car and thats free as well

Thank donna m
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Always worth a look around Neath Abbey is an amazing glimpse in to the past. Over the last two hundred years it has been surrounded by heavy industry to a point that you wonder how it ever survived. Now although just on the edge of...More

Thank fishonsaturday
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