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Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall

Off A4109, 3 miles north of Neath. | Car Park across the road from main entrance, Aberdulais, Wales
+44 1639 636674
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Passing through

as national trust members we try to take the opportunity to visit a site if we are passing through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kande11
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Amazing location

This area is a delight the parking is very good being opposite the entrance to the museum which has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A trip to the most scenic waterfall in Wales includes a tour of the turbine house and the fish pass; the falls are best known for their electricity-producing waterwheel, the largest of its kind in Britain.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Off A4109, 3 miles north of Neath. | Car Park across the road from main entrance, Aberdulais, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

as national trust members we try to take the opportunity to visit a site if we are passing through with time on our hands. Although not a massive site. The feature was the waterfall , was disappointed I couldn't walk through it, that's the daredevil...More

Thank Kande11
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon, Kande11. Thank you very much for your lovely review, I shall pass on your compliments to our staff members, hope to see you back again soon, many thanks, Emily- Visitor Experience Assistant.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is a delight the parking is very good being opposite the entrance to the museum which has been very well laid out there is a history display and videos. The waterfall was amazing the noise of the water was very loud and the...More

Thank Andrea B
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon, Andrea B. Thank you very much for your review. We're so glad you found the facilities helpful and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Emily, Visitor Experience Assistant

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a number of occasions, the information available is very good and interesting. The waterfall is spectacular. The small eatery sells a good variety of inexpensive food. Parking is on the other side of a busy road so you may need to drop people...More

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aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning, Alan1606. Thank you so much for your review of Aberdulais. We're so happy you visit us on a regular basis, and hope to welcome you back again soon. Many Thanks, Emily- Visitor Experience Assistant.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a large site but there is so much information, both written and videos, that we spent a couple of hours here - longer than expected. I learnt a lot about tin and enjoyed the waterfall. Well worth a visit.

Thank MrsAholidaymaker
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning, MrsAholidaymaker. Thank you so much for coming to see us. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you back again soon. Many Thanks, Emily Visitor Experience Assistant.

Reviewed 8 September 2017

I love this place. Steeped in history, loads of interesting information to read and watch. Visit when it has been raining and the falls are spectacular. It is so peaceful here and the sounds and the action of the water is so calming, it should...More

Thank sagsSouthWales
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Good Afternoon, sagsSouthWales. What a lovely review, we're so thrilled to see our falls are having such a powerful connection with you. I completely agree, a visit to the falls can be so calming and makes you in touch with nature as well as history....More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

... and a decent tearoom! The falls and valley are beautiful; hidden so close to a busy dual carriageway. Fascinating old industrial workings from the height of the welsh tin-plate industry.More

Thank westwalesfoodie
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Good Morning, westwalesfoodie. Thank you so much for your lovely review of Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall. I shall pass on your comments to the tea room staff. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you back again soon. Warmest Regards, Emily...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Bank holiday and thought we would stop off here with the kids £13 for 2adults 1 child which I didn't mind as thought we would be here at least 3 hours as the parking is only for 3 hours , we walked around and did...More

Thank wonabe2004
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Good Morning, wonabe2004. Thank you for coming to visit us, we are sorry that your visit didn't meet expectations. Had you ever considered National Trust membership? for this your family would gain free entry to all properties through the UK, all prices for the memberships...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

small attraction but interesting history and lovely location. Restaurant serving snacks and drinks and usual national trust shop. The film about the location was interesting. A good place for a short visit if you are in the area, especially if you are a national trust...More

Thank pinklebunny
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Good Morning, pinklebunny. Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you had a great time with us. We get a lot of great feedback about our film, so I'm really pleased you enjoyed it. There is so much local history here, and...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

we were looking forward to walking along the river and enjoying the waterfall. you can walk around and be done in ten mins maximum. very disappointed. You do not have the right to charge 5+ pounds entry for that place aspecially selling it as waterfall....More

Thank Esat K
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Good Morning, Esat K. Sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit. As part of The National Trust, we do charge an entry fee, as this fully goes to protecting the historical remains from the tinworks period. We have over 500 years worth of...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

As a National Trust member this is a place I have wanted to visit for a while Delicious soup and cake in the tea rooms while the Welsh weather did its usual thing Only takes about 1 hour but the story was very interesting and...More

Thank FatWelshBird
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review, So glad to hear you had a lovely time with us. I will pass on your comments to the tea room staff. Hope to see you again soon. Emily, Visior Sales Experience.

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SpotBoy
21 August 2017|
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Response from aberdulais f | Property representative |
Hello SpotBoy, many thanks for your question. We do charge an entry fee as we are an historical building as well as a waterfall. here, you will learn about 500 years of the Welsh Tin Industry. As part of the National Trust... More
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Caitlin000Taylor
24 July 2017|
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Response from aberdulais f | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, We do offer a Gluten free option. Just let our staff know when you order. Our Tearoom is a National Trust Tea room and run by our National Trust staff and lovely Volunteers. Hope you enjoy. Emily, Visitor... More
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scarlets14
16 April 2017|
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Response from aberdulais f | Property representative |
Good afternoon. The price to Aberdulais is £5.50 adult gift aided and £2.75 child (5-18yrs) Family ticket £13.75 gift aided (2adults+3children)
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