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image for Historic Site item typeNeath Abbey and Gatehouse (Cadw)

  • Cadw Welsh Government

Historic Site, free entry

Neath Abbey

Neath Abbey

Details

Originally founded as a daughter house of Savigny in 1130, the abbey was absorbed into the Cistercian order in 1147. Fairly complete remains of the abbey survive, together with the sixteenth-century mansion raised within its precincts.

Children welcomeDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm. Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Enquiries

Address

Neath,
SA10 7DW

Location

Directions

Plan route to Neath Abbey and Gatehouse (Cadw) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SS 737973  Lat: 51.66060 Long: -3.82599

From the A465 at Neath, take the A474 (signed Pontardawe), then immediately onto the A4320 (signed Neath Abbey) and left at a mini roundabout into Monastery Road; continue under railwaybridge and Neath Abbey on left.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1.5 miles from Neath station

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed