Gnoll Estate Country Park

LOCATION

NEATH, NEATH PORT TALBOT

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The extensively landscaped Gnoll Estate offers tranquil woodland walks, picnic areas, stunning views, children's play areas, adventure playground, 9-hole golf course, 9-hole footgolf and coarse fishing. Varied programme of events and school holiday activities.

Gnoll Estate Country Park
NEATH,SA11 3BS
Phone : 01639 635808

Features

Children
  • Suitable for children of all ages
Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Facilities: Wheelchair & scooter for hire, designated parking
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, daily, 8-5 (winter), 8am-8pm (summer)

About the area

Discover Neath Port Talbot

As its name suggests, the main urban areas in this Welsh county borough are the industrial hubs of Neath and Port Talbot.

With a cityscape dominated by Europe’s largest steelworks, Port Talbot is a town which might not make for a natural tourist destination, but is essential to the local economy. Blast furnaces dominate the skyline. Something about the town must generate its own special stardust, though – actors Richard Burton, Anthony Hopkins and Michael Sheen all came from here.

Neath, meanwhile, is a busy market and industrial town, with most visitors going to Trade Centre Wales, a huge car supermarket close to the town. If you’re not car shopping, highlights of the town include the 12th-century Benedictine Neath Abbey and a Norman castle.

Northeast of Neath, the village of Aberdulais in the Vale of Neath grew up around the Aberdulais Falls – a series of beautiful waterfalls and now the site of a hydroelectric station. It has a great industrial heritage, being the home of two ironworks, a copper smelting plant, a corn watermill and a tinplate factory. 

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