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An AMAZING hidden gem!

The ruined abbey follows the actions of Henry VIII in the 16th Century. This is quite large and is... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Morning out with my daughter

Had a free day so I took my daughter to neath abbey as neither of us had been before. We took a... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
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Monastery Road, Neath SA10 7DH, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank daveChepstow_wales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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.

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

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

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

Thank Mel W
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Neath Abbey was a great place to visit, the ruins are kept clean and tidy, parking was nearby just outside the gates, well worth a visit

Thank Michael H
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Had a nice experience , great location and we feel back in that time .The abbey is easy to find on the maps and easy accessibility .

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