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Swansea Valley

Swansea Valley

A view of Pontardawe Golf Course

Surrounding the river Tawe, the Swansea Valley goes as far north as the Brecon Beacons and almost as far south as Swansea Bay. It has a wealth of heritage dating as far back as the 12th Century.

Made up of 1 town and 14 villages, the Valley that was once buried under a cloud of industry has been reclaimed and re-nurtured by nature, to provide a picturesque destination on your doorstep.

We have created two breathtaking walks to allow you to take in the magnificent views. Don't forget to take a camera with you!

The Ystalyfera circuit takes you to the highest peak in the Valley and will give you a fantastic view of the Swansea valley, the circuit is approx 2.3km (not taking into account the gradients) and will take approximately 2 hours. The route can be accessed at various points along the circuit.

Swansea Valley Guides
File type Document File size
pdf Swansea Valley Guide 3.92 MB
pdf Pontardawe Town Guide 2.57 MB