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Exploring Aberdulais Tin Works and Falls

Aberdulais Falls

Aberdulais Falls

 

JMW Turner was just one of many painters charmed by the beauty of Aberdulais Falls. Over 200 years later and it remains a popular tourist destination, not only for its natural features, but for the remains of a tin works, one of many industries that sprang up here to harness the power of the falls. Located in South Wales they are home to Europe’s largest electricity-generating waterwheel, as well as playing a role in the creation of the world’s first beer cans. I decided to take a visit to this National Trust site to find out more about this slice of local Welsh history.

 

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