National Trust – Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall


Waterfalls, tin works museum, café, visitor centre in Aberdulais, Neath Port Talbot, South Wales.

Famous waterfall and fascinating industrial site with tin workers' exhibition.

Set in a steep gorge, this place demonstrates the power of water and its impact on industry.

Our film 'Reflections on Tin' traces its 400-year history, from 1584, including a visit by the famous artist JMW Turner.

An early water-powered tin works was the last industry here. Today the waters of the River Dulais are used to make Aberdulais Falls self-sufficient in environmentally friendly energy. It has the largest electricity-generating waterwheel in Europe.

Lifts enable you to access the cinema and the upper levels for excellent views of the falls.

Guided tours - Average length of visit: 1hr 30mins. On-board coach welcome. Introductory talk. General guided tour. Out of hours tours

Coach parking - Coach parking. Coach parking on road outside property

On site catering - The Friends of Aberdulais Falls serve light refreshments in the Old Works Library and Victorian schoolroom; other times by arrangement.

01639 636674


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