Neath Cottages

Situated about 6 miles north-east of the centre of Swansea, the town has a population of nearly 20,000. Neath was a market town that expanded with the arrival of the Industrial Revolution in the C18th with new industries of iron, steel and tinplate. The River Neath is a navigable estuary and town was a river port until recent times. The heavy industries are no more with the town being a commercial and tourism centre.

Neath Abbey was established in 1129 by Savigniac monks from Normandy and was absorbed into the Cistercian order in 1147. Archaeological excavations took place between 1924 and 1935 and fairly complete remains of the abbey survive, together with the C16th mansion raised within its precincts. Aberdulais Falls near Neath is in the care of the National Trust in recognition of the site's value as a key part of the region's industrial heritage.

Power has been drawn from the waterfall since 1584, when it first provided energy used in the manufacture of copper. The copper-works ceased to operate early in the C17th and the site was subsequently used for corn-milling and later as a tinplate works. The weir and waterwheel were added during the C19th.



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Abercraf, Mid Wales & The Brecon Beacons

WAY226

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£331 - £531
per week
From £257 for a 3-night stay
  • Single storey stone cottage for two – open-plan studio accommodation with walk/wheel in wet room; pet welcome; ideal for touring the Brecon Beacons, Neath and Swansea Valleys and South Wales coastline.
  • 2 Guests
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 18.5 miles
  • Pub 2 miles

Neath, South Wales

WAY237

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£331 - £456
per week
From £257 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • A comfortable cottage overlooking the Tennant Canal, within walking distance of the heritage site of Aberdulais and its village facilites. Walk the towpath to Neath, 1.5 miles; Port Talbot beach 10 miles, Swansea 11 miles.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed garden
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Swansea, South Wales

WAY166

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£483 - £768
per week
From £371 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • This really delightful cottage near Swansea is in the pretty hamlet of Cilybebyll, 1.5 miles Pontardawe and 9 miles NE Swansea and the coast.
  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 1.25 miles

Swansea, South Wales

WAY165

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£578 - £968
per week
From £443 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • A spacious, semi-detached stone cottage near Swansea, beautifully refurbished with a contemporary character in a pretty hamlet, 9 miles NE Swansea.
  • 6 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 1.25 miles