Things to See and Do

When nature has provided a playground as good as ours, we reckon it’d be foolish not to give it a try.

Thrill-seekers can get their heart rates up taking on Afan Forest Park’s mix of rock drops, step sections, berms, traverses and black runs, for the ultimate mountain biking experience. If you need to get wet to feel the adrenaline flowing, the surfing area at the eastern end of Aberavon Beach offers a steep, powerful ride during bigger swells.

For those preferring to lower their blood pressure, Neath Port Talbot is a walking wonderland. Miles of our trails wind through deep wooded valleys, the bedrock carved out by fast-flowing rivers and waterfalls. And if you climb our hills, you’ll find yourself stood atop a stage, viewing the natural theatre of sky, sea, land and people playing out below.

If all that still doesn’t appeal and you’re happier watching others in action, you’d be hard pushed to find a steelier set of physical specimens than our Pro14 rugby team, the Ospreys.

Franco’s Fish Bar

The Princess Margaret Way, Port Talbot SA12 6QW

Fish and Chips always taste better by the sea, and Franco’s Fish bar has been at the heart of Aberavon…

Frostys Coffee Shop

63 Herbert St, Pontardawe, Swansea SA8 4EB

Frostys Coffee Shop is a family business serving Coaltown Coffee in the centre of Pontardawe in the Swansea Valley. They…

Glyncorrwg Mountain Bike Centre

The Glyncorrwg Ponds. Ynyscorrwg Park, Glyncorrwg, Port Talbot. SA13 3EA

Glyncorrwg Mountain Bike Centre is located at the head of the Afan Valley, Afan Forest Park. The centre is the…

Glynneath Golf Club

Penygraig, Pontneddfechan, Glynneath, SA11 5UH

Glynneath Golf Club lies within the Brecon Beacons National Park – and welcomes non-member visitors from all over the UK,…

Gnoll Estate Country Park

Fairyland, Neath, Neath Port Talbot, SA11 3BS

Gnoll Estate was once owned by a wealthy industrial family, the Mackworths, who lavished their fortune on this mansion and…

Go Ape at Margam Country Park

Margam Country Park

Boasting some of the finest scenery in Wales, Go Ape is a tree top adventure course located in the beautiful…

Green Farm Riding Stables

Green Farm Riding Stables, The Green Trebanos, Pontardawe, SA8 4BR

Green Farm Riding Stables is set in the picturesque Swansea Valley. There is a vast range of scenery and terrain,…

Indian Cottage

69 Herbert St, Pontardawe, Swansea SA8 4ED

Indian Cottage is situated in Pontardawe and offers Indian food to take away. Indian Cottage is renowned in the area…

La Casona

207 New Rd, Skewen, Neath SA10 6ET

La Casona Restaurant is set in the heart of Skewen in Neath. The restaurant brings a contemporary and exciting kitchen,…

Lodge Cycles

The Old Telephone Exchange, Depot Road, Cwmavon, Port Talbot, SA12 9DF

Lodge cycles has a bike shop and workshop located in Cwmavon and is within easy ride of Sustrans Cycle Route…

Margam Abbey and Stones Museum

Abbey Road, Port Talbot, SA13 2TA

Founded in 1147, Margam Abbey is the only Cistercian monastery in Wales whose nave is still intact and used as…

Margam Country Park

Margam, Neath Port Talbot, SA13 2TJ

Situated in 800 acres of beautiful countryside, the estate is home to the magnificent 19th-century Tudor-Gothic Margam Castle, the former…
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