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Serene place

Not very big but very peaceful and serene place to visit. Lots of history and green grass for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Neath, United Kingdom

I'm lucky enough to liver close by, so I often walk here, it never fails to lift my spirits. Its so... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not very big but very peaceful and serene place to visit. Lots of history and green grass for little ones to pay or picnic on.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

I'm lucky enough to liver close by, so I often walk here, it never fails to lift my spirits. Its so peaceful and full of history. Unfortunately I feel the local council could make so much more of this little gem, lighting at night would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karenh58220
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Travelled from Chepstow to go to Neath Abbey, had the brochure looked fantastic, until we got there! First thing, not very well sign posted, using gps or Tom Tom it will send you round and round the site..Second thing, if your looking to do some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank daveChepstow_wales
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Neath has a long diverse history with Roman Remains, Norman Remains and was a strategic hub during the industrial revolution. The abbey is hidden away and does not have much publicity; however, the remains are in very good condition and its an excellent spot to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kencymru2018
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The ruined abbey follows the actions of Henry VIII in the 16th Century. This is quite large and is tucked away in a quiet and peaceful area alongside a canal. Most visitors will probably arrive by car and spend up to 45 minutes here walking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank UKBeerlover
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a free day so I took my daughter to neath abbey as neither of us had been before. We took a picnic as a treat after we had looked around the ruined abbey but still a beautiful place to relax and think how it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank trevski_9
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I visited this location purely by chance having seen it off the the main road. It is a lovely location with tremendous photographic possibilities. There is reasonable parkng outside the venue. Entrance is free.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Rhondda_Lad
Reviewed April 14, 2018

This is a hidden gem, within quite industrial surroundings! Lovely place to walk around and learn about the Abbey and it's residents from times past. Quite accessible for wheelchair users. The Audible facilities are great. The Abbots' s house is also very impressive. The ruins...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tiger62_10
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We often go here. It's free entry. The ruins are extensive and well maintained. Lots of open grassy areas where the younger children can safely play while adults listen to the recordings of the history of what you are looking at. There are several of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank annyle
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is a awesome place to visit, steeped in history, and recently, the various commentary points transport one back to the days when monastic community life was alive in this area. The place has a spirituality about it and I feel it is such a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Rhondda_Lad | Reviewed this property |
I knew you would enjoy it and I am looking forward to my next visit