Neath Abbey

Neath Abbey

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The Abbey, founded in 1130 by the Norman
Baron Richard de Granville, was described
as the ‘fairest abbey in all Wales’ by Tudor
historian John Leland.

The Abbey enjoyed varying fortunes, even serving as an early copper works after the dissolution. Although situated near an industrial area, the Abbey's location, on the banks of the Tennant Canal, makes it a tranquil and memorable site for the visitor.

Contact: For further details and information on opening times, please contact CADW on (029) 20 500200.

Bus: 158 or 143 (First Cymru) from Swansea/Neath


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