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Clydach and Pontardawe

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Clydach and Pontardawe are two neighbouring villages in the Swansea Valley of Glamorgan.


Get in[edit]

First Cymru provides bus services linking Pontardawe to Swansea, Neath, and Ystradgynlais.

Pontardawe lies at the crossroads of the A4067 road, which runs the length of the Swansea Valley and on to Sennybridge on the A40, and the A474 from Briton Ferry and Neath to Ammanford.

Get around[edit]

Map of Clydach and Pontardawe


  • 1 Cwm Clydach, +44 1792 842927. Craig Cefn Parc Swansea, RSPB nature reserve surrounding the Lower Clydach River. Cwm Clydach RSPB Reserve (Q5197187) on Wikidata Cwm Clydach RSPB Reserve on Wikipedia
  • 2 Pontardawe Arts Centre. Pontardawe Arts Centre (Q15267420) on Wikidata Pontardawe Arts Centre on Wikipedia



  • Gwyl Pontardawe Festival: 16–19 August 2018. The Gwyl festival is an annual music festival featuring contemporary artists from Wales and the rest of the UK. Q7228067 on Wikidata (date needs updating)


  • Clydach Market, Players Industrial Estate, Clydach, SA6 5BQ. Wednesdays 8am - 2pm, Sundays 9am - 3pm. Clydach Market is located in a former factory on the outskirts of Clydach. It is signposted from the M4 motorway junction 45.




  • Waters Meet Caravan and Camping Site, +44 1792 863038. located near Pontardawe between Swansea and the Brecon Beacons
  • Welsh Holiday Cottages, Pontardawe, Swansea Valley, +44 1792 864611, . Luxury self catering farm cottages in the Swansea Valley.
  • 1 Tan yr Eglwys Cottages, Church Road, Cilybebyll, Pontardawe, SA8 3JR (Easy access from the M4, Neath / Swansea), +44 1792 863367, . 2 self catering cottages, sleeping 6 and 4-5 respectively. Located in a very quiet hamlet, above the Swansea and Neath Valleys. 4* graded cottages, free Wi Fi, off road parking, cycle storage. 15 minutes from the M4 at Neath or Swansea. £.
  • 2 Cwmshon Cottages, Old Road, Ynysmeudwy, Pontardawe, Swansea SA8 4PL, +44 1792 865237, +44 7960 438961, . 5 star Visit Wales cottages - each sleeps 6 - in quiet village location close to shops and amenities. Convenient for Gower, Mumbles, Brecon Beacons, Black Mountain. Dedicated bike storage and bike washing facilities - 20 mins to Afan Forest Mountain Bike Centre. Awards : Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014, Tourism Swansea Bay 2012 "Best Self Catering Accommodation". mid-range.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Clydach and Pontardawe
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