Skewen

Neath Port Talbot

Skewen is a village within the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, in Wales, which was once an industrial village. Nearby is the ruins of Neath Abbey, a former Cistercian monastery, and on Mynydd Drumau, to the north of the village, is an ancient standing stone known as the Carreg Bica. Skewen is also the birthplace of singer Bonnie Tyler and Welsh composer David John de Lloyd.

The footfall at Skewen station in 2018-2019 was 40,466.
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Skewen Useful Information
Meet the group working to transform Briton Ferry’s historical floating dock

Meet the group working to transform Briton Ferry’s historical floating dock

Meet the man who kept Wales’ railways commercially on track

Meet the man who kept Wales’ railways commercially on track

A place that changed the world: a visit to Neath Abbey Ironworks

A place that changed the world: a visit to Neath Abbey Ironworks

Take a trip to colourful Port Talbot

Take a trip to colourful Port Talbot

Get ready for festival season! 9 unmissable summer events in our region

Get ready for festival season! 9 unmissable summer events in our region

11 times King Charles has visited our region – and how to find Coronation activities in your area

11 times King Charles has visited our region – and how to find Coronation activities in your area

Introducing the recipients of the £20,000 Community Changemakers Fund 2023

Introducing the recipients of the £20,000 Community Changemakers Fund 2023

9 great things to do around our rail network during the Easter break

9 great things to do around our rail network during the Easter break

Romantic Walks and Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Walks and Ideas for Valentine’s Day

The Christmas fairs happening around our rail network this December

The Christmas fairs happening around our rail network this December

Meet ‘Hope’, the girls’ rights group empowering young women in Neath Port Talbot

Meet ‘Hope’, the girls’ rights group empowering young women in Neath Port Talbot

We’ve made the finals in the Community Rail Awards 2022!

We’ve made the finals in the Community Rail Awards 2022!

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