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A collection of pre-Conquest early Christian memorials and stones housed in a Victorian Schoolhouse. Yes, some visitors say it's on the small side, but there are around 30 different stones in the museum, all rich with local history. If you're visiting Margam Park and Margam...More
After reading some reviews thought this may be a bit rubbish but wanted somewhere not too far from Porthcawl to visit.
No one about so we just wandered in, several notice boards telling you about the stones and their meanings. Also a very clear stone...More
Visited on bank holiday because Margam Park was asking for outrageous prices to access the park, so it was a spontaneous visit. It is secluded in a small cluster of houses, an abbey and a "restaurant". When we got there, it was closed and locked...More
Phoned on the allocated day and arranged a time to visit the museum. However after a considerable detour to get there, no one arrived to open the place up. It looked an interesting place, but it is very unfair to visitors, not to honour a...More
Very small , abbey is of some interest they fail on certain points of interest though . For example Dic Penderyn was born 3 miles down the road in Pyle and buried in nearby aberavon . the Glamorgan heritage coastal path diverts inland to avoid...More
It is only a small museum, but if you are interested in celtic stones it is well worth visiting. Be careful to take the brown sign for the stone museum rather than the brown sign for the country park. At the country park we were...More
A very good example of a Cistercian Abbey. The Chapter House being focal point.You can visualiise the day to day liife of the moonks by walking the site. Also Capel Mair on a hhill overlooking the site.
We didn't know quite what to expect when we arrived here on a Sunday morning. The volunteers at the church next door were very friendly. The museum itself is tiny - you really need to be interested in history to enjoy this. There is a...More