Cwm Gwrelych: Rhigos slag heap to Glyn Neath

Grade 5
Length 2.5 km
Paddleable high to spate

in South Wales


Unusual run: paddle through the guts of a slag heap, 4m drop onto rock, three amphitheatre-shaped falls...

Getting There

Putin W3°35'12" N51°44'8"
Takeout W3°36'59" N51°44'50"

Takeout at the main road bridge over the river Neath in Glyn-Neath (just off the A465). To find the putin head up small roads away from Glyn-Neath towards Rhigos slag heap. Putin a small road bridge as the river runs into the slag heap itself.

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