GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Tennant Canal Walk

9 miles (14 km)

This walk visits the Tenant Canal in Aberdulais, near Swansea. The canal is a pleasant place for an easy waterside stroll with pretty villages, historic sites and lovely countryside to see on the way.
The walk starts off at the car park at the Aberdulais Lock and Aqueduct at the eastern end of the canal. From here you can pick up the footpath heading west through the Vale of Neath to Neath where you will find the ruins of the ancient Cistercianmonastery.
You continue south west past the Crymyln Bog to the finish point at Porth Tennant, on the eastern side of the city of Swansea.
To continue your waterside walking you can pick up the Neath Canal at the eastern end of the route. This will take you east towards Resolven and Glynneath.

Tennant Canal OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Tennant Canal Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Tennant Canal - Aberdulais - - 4037111

Tennant Canal at Aberdulais

Bridge on the Tennant Canal - - 1618086

Bridge on the Canal

The Tennant Canal and Neath Abbey - - 2625837

Canal and Neath Abbey

River Neath and Tennant Canal - - 2597131

River Neath and Tennant Canal

The Tennant Canal - - 202662

Looking south towards the Pant-y-Sais Fen.

Neath Abbey - - 2625771

Neath Abbey


GPS Files

GPX File

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