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Pontardawe Town Centre


Pontardawe can be found in the heart of Swansea Valley, reached via a historic bridge, the town’s landmark is a 197ft high needle-like spire from the church of St. Peter.

Pontardawe Arts Centre, based in the centre of town has gained a reputation for being one of the finest cultural venues in South Wales and attracts artists from all over the world.

Pontardawe is home to a range of excellent quality independent shops and restaurants.

The quirky Pontardawe Festival is held in August each year and hosts live music artists from a range of genres, including folk, jazz, rock and lots more. The event also includes a traditional street parade and food and craft market.

The town’s cultural credentials are topped off with the Oriel Lliw Gallery located within the Pontardawe Arts Centre.

In the centre of Pontardawe you will find a hidden secret, take a walk along the ancient wooded gorge at Cwm Du Glen and you will be rewarded with a view of an impressive waterfall.

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