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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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Wonderful site

My partner and I went to Aberdulais tin works and falls while on a short break in the area. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian T
via mobile
ONE OF THE BEST NATIONAL TRUST ATTRACTIONS

We spent an afternoon here with the family to celebrate husband's 70th. We took a picnic, although... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
94jandt94
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Narberth, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went to Aberdulais tin works and falls while on a short break in the area. The site is gem in the NT portfolio. The café in the school room was lovely with the food excellent and the staff really friendly, this...More

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

Good Afternoon, Ian T. Thank you so much for your kind words, It was so lovely to hear from you, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Emily, Visitor Experience Assistant.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon here with the family to celebrate husband's 70th. We took a picnic, although the food in the cafe looked really good. Nice place for the family but really appreciated I think by the older members. Some beautiful scenery for photography. Very...More

1  Thank 94jandt94
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, 94jandt94. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We love to hear feedback, and were overjoyed with yours. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we hope your husband had a lovely Birthday, and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely day out at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall ,Friendly Staff in the Shop & Cafe , Good Parking ,Really Interesting place to visit,Fantastic Waterfall So pleased we visited

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

Good Afternoon, Hefin w. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an hour walking through and having a look at the falls. We had two small children and a dog with us, and the lift wasn’t working unfortunately so only one adult and our eldest child were able to go up the steps to...More

1  Thank MrsPx2
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, MrsPx2. Thank you so much for your kind review, we're so pleased you had a lovely visit with us and we hope to see you back again soon. Many thanks, Emily.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 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

1  Thank Kande11
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

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 7 October 2017

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 10 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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

1  Thank Alan1606
aberdulais f, Visitor Experience Assistant at Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

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 21 September 2017

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 25 September 2017

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

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SpotBoy
22 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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