With beautiful waterfall walks, country parks, towpaths, a
seafront promenade and rights of way through some of the most
spectacular views of Neath Port Talbot, the Brecon Beacons and
Swansea, there is a huge variety of scenery to enjoy.
With over three quarters of the County covered by forested hills
and valleys, it is easy to see why Neath Port Talbot is a haven for
walkers of all ages and abilities.
With 14 way marked walking trails at Afan Forest Park, 6 walks at Margam Country Park and an array of waterfall
walks in the Waterfall Country, within
the Valleys and Vales of Neath Port Talbot visitors are spoilt for
Created in June 2011 as part of the Wales Coast Path, the
Neath Port Talbot Coast Path will spoil walkers
with spectacular views of the Somerset and Devon
coastline, as well as the fine sweep of Swansea Bay and
Download a copy of
the Neath Port Talbot Top Ten Walks leaflet below, this
guides includes details on the best walks in Neath
The ‘Walks for All’ guide (download below) includes eleven
walks. Each walk varies in length and difficulty and has been
assessed for ease of use for walkers with limited mobility,
families with prams or small children, wheel chair users and people
who use mobility scooters.
Neath Port Talbot Walking Leaflets
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Suggested starting points to begin your
Along the way you will find small café's at the main visitor
centres where food and drink are served. Alternatively, seated
areas are situated throughout most of the walks which are perfect
for picnics or even just for a quick break to take in the
Remember to take care during these walks and make the proper
preparations before setting out and always follow the Country
The Country Code is there for all visitors to
- Be safe – plan ahead and follow any signs
- Leave gates and property as you find them
- Protect plants and animals, and take your litter home
- Keep dogs under close control
- Consider other people