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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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learn allot about tin production

an interesting place to learn about the tin production in Wales. Also lovely place with the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sharon9370
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Hals, Denmark
Nice hour or so spent learning about local history

I visited this location for a second time, this time with some friends that were visiting. It was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Melanie037
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High Wycombe, UK
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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.
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  • 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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+44 1639 636674
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Reviewed 3 days ago

an interesting place to learn about the tin production in Wales. Also lovely place with the waterfall. We have a motorhome and found it could be parked on the road just over from the car park.

Thank sharon9370
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant. at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, Sharon9370. Thank you so much for coming to visit us. I'm so glad you found our facilities suitable. We're very lucky to have the car park and layby outside. Thanks for your lovely review. Hope to see you again soon. Emily, Visitor Experience.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this location for a second time, this time with some friends that were visiting. It was probably better this time around as firstly it wasn't raining and secondly there were some activities on for the kids. It's easy to access and parking is...More

Thank Melanie037
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear, Melanie037. Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit here at Aberdulias. We really wanted to inspire our guests this Summer, look out for other activities we have going on through Summer, Including Poetry workshops, Wild Art and other...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As National Trust members while on holiday in the South of Wales we stopped off here on a sunny day. Stunning place with mother nature doing her thing... The sound of water is so peaceful, and it's crystal clear! It's nice to learn the history...More

Thank Edward H
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded today

Good Afternoon, Edward H. Thank you so much for coming to visit us, so glad to hear the sun was shining for you. Mother nature has definitely been kind to us here at Aberdulais, we're blessed with great views and so much history here. Thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew little of the story of tin-plate making until this visit. With convenient, free parking opposite the entrance, we entered the works through the National Trust shop, just as the heavens opened. Walking up to the water-fall, in full spate with the heavy summer's...More

Thank jollyrobert
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, jollyrobert. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed learning about our history here at Aberdulais. It's very true, the waterfall is very beautiful and deep in our Welsh roots. Thanks for visiting, see you soon. Emily, Visitor Experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The advantage of going in the rain is that the Falls were very full and looked wonderful, The downside is that you get very wet in spite of the umbrellas provided! Interesting little film and a good map of the site provide. Thought the young...More

Thank crinkleyrose
aberdulais f, Manager at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for the feedback and I am glad you found it a worthwhile visit. I apologise that you were unable to hear the guided tour. Tours as part of the daily programme have been a new thing for us in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with 4 year old twins in school hols. Amazing to get up so close to a working water wheel. The boys loved it. (They also loved trying out the lifts!) Waterfalls impressive and loud. Seemed apt that we visited in the rain to add...More

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

Hello, MrsGDerby. Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Keep an eye out for our upcoming workshops and events. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must have been noisy a 150 years ago but ovely and peaceful these days. An excellent resource and tribute to the workers.More

Thank stephencY7679WH
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, stephencY7679WH. Thank you so much for your lovely review, It's so hard to imagine the difference between then and now, but we're so glad that you enjoyed. We try very hard to make our site, a respectful and worthy tribute to those generations...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a rainy day and we are really glad that we did ans it made the waterfall look amazing. It also gave the ruins of the tin mine a great atmosphere that you probably wouldn't get if it was sunny as there...More

Thank tracyl295
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, tracyl295. Thank you so much for visiting us, I'm so glad the rain didn't keep you away. We love our site, rain or shine, but you're right- what a great atmosphere. Thank you so much for your review, hope to see you back again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here today with friends, found the place very well laid out staff very friendly and helpfull Every where was clean smart and well maintained with plenty of information boards.Excellent cinema experience and the disabled lifts even out in the open air where perfect to...More

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

Good Morning, Terry W. Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and found our facilities useful and to a great standard. We try to ensure that all our guests can visit, and take full advantage of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an hour here today was good very interesting and educational, had a lift so easy access apart from the entrance just a few stairs, the water fall was impressive as well had the usual nt stuff shop and cafe and toilets

Thank Angie650
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Angie650. Thank you for your review. We're so glad you have a lovely time with us here. Hope to see you back again soon. Emily Visitor Experience Assistant

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Caitlin000Taylor
25 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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Tanya Sharon M
9 August 2016|
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Response from aberdulais f | Property representative |
Hello Tanya, Sorry for the late reply. Our car park is opposite the site or there is a lay by on the side of the road that you can use. Parking is also free. Hope to see you soon.
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