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Glynneath town centre

A charming and adventurous town nestled in the serene Welsh countryside

A day in Glynneath is a journey through a place where nature's beauty meets a deep sense of Welsh heritage. Hike the scenic trails and witness the beauty of cascading waters.

Things to see and do


Take some time to explore Glynneath's local shops and boutiques. You might stumble upon:

  • unique crafts
  • vintage treasures
  • one-of-a-kind souvenirs

Food and drink

For lunch, head to one of Glynneath's friendly pubs, cafes or restaurants.

Sample traditional Welsh food and drink, such as:

  • Welsh rarebit
  • Welsh cakes
  • laverbread
  • local brewed ales and ciders

Arts and culture

Glynneath is home to the Welsh entertainer and comedian Max Boyce. Max's iconic rugby anthems and witty humour has endeared him to the local community.

A bronze statue capturing his essence is a must-visit for those seeking a taste of Welsh culture.

Created by renowned local artist Rubin Eynon, the statue faces Abernant Park. Home of Max’s beloved Glynneath RFC.


1 mile from the town centre you'll find Vale of Neath Leisure Centre.

Providing fitness and leisure facilities for both locals and the wider community. The perfect place to learn to:

  • swim
  • get fit
  • unwind


Our library offers a haven of knowledge and a welcoming space to read and learn with:

  • books
  • digital resources
  • events

Glynneath Golf Club

Set within the Brecon Beacons National Park lays the challenging Glynneath Golf Club.

Enjoy a round of golf with the beautiful backdrop of the Welsh Countryside.

Green space

Glynneath is surrounded by some of the most breath-taking waterfalls in Wales.

The Sgwd Henrhyd waterfall is famous for featuring in Batman's 'The Dark Knight Rises'.


From afar, local churches and Rheola House offer glimpses into the town’s heritage.