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Clydach Heritage Centre is on the canal towpath in Coedgwilym Park. National Cycle Route 43 runs beside the Centre, along the canal tow-path. Visitors can view: A timeline of Clydach from 1794 (the year construction started on the Swansea Canal) to...more
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Pontardawe Road | Coed Gwilym Park, Swansea SA6 5NS, Wales
Absolutely amazing sunday, first viait but sadly was end of season but sure we'll be very much 1st in line for the easter opening. Lovely volantiers to gide and check on you and a fantastic centre for a cupper cake and trip down memory lane...More
ClydachHeritage, Owner at Clydach Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018
So glad you enjoyed your visit, we are trying to build up our local area memories, hopefully we will have some more when you come back next spring
Lovely place, lovely little museum very informative for adults & children to learn about all things "clydach" go for a walk up or down the canal, take a canoe out on the water (not as easy as it looks) great fun. Defo worth a visit...More
I visited the centre to talk to the volunteers about mining in Clydach and its history as I felt it may help me with my Master's thesis. The volunteers were lovely and gave me a wealth of information and really went out of their way...More
Thank Carlie A
ClydachHeritage, Secretary at Clydach Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018
Carlie, thank you very much for this positive review. Hope the contact details we provided will be useful in your Masters thesis.
This delightful heritage centre is nestled in a quiet corner of a lovely park in Pontardawe and sits alongside the Swansea Canal. We visited following a conversation with Jean and were made very welcome. Lots of interesting information and very enthusiastic volunteers made our visit...More
The centre can be found within the park alongside the canal. We stopped there after a lovely walk along the cycle path, seeing canoeists, herons, and families of squirrels, beautiful.
Inside is a wealth of fascinating info and photos on the history and heritage of...More
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ClydachHeritage, Secretary at Clydach Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017
Thank you for your kind words, we aim to please. Look forward to welcoming you back.
Came upon the Heritage Centre in last few months whilst cycling Route 43. I wanted a coffee as I was cold and wet, and there were Welsh Cakes there too to restore morale. There are good information sheets on show inside the Centre, highlighting Clydach's...More
When I moved to Wales, in 2009, I was introduced to the Centre by a family member, and soon became a volunteer. The Centre was re-opened four years ago, after a total refurbishment, with a Lottery grant, by like-minded people who wished to share the...More
Response from ClydachHeritage | Property representative |
There is no problem with dogs visiting the Centre, in fact our most regular visitor is a spaniel, and we even have some treats if the dog behaves itself!! Come along any time between 1 and 4 pm on Saturday or Sunday.