The feature below was first shown on my website on 2 March 1998
Images of Wales
Monday, 2nd March 1998
Breconshire and Glamorgan
Photography by John Ball — Nov 1997 and Jan/Feb 1998 (with an Agfa ePhoto307 digital camera)
The River Tawe (Afon Tawe) rises in the Brecon Beacons National Park and flows
down the Swansea Valley to enter the sea at Swansea (Abertawe). Today we follow
the course of the Tawe from its upper reaches down to the sea.
Above: The Tawe near its source, under the cloud-covered peak of Fan Foel in Breconshire.
Above: The Tawe flowing through the Craig-y-nos Estate, Breconshire.
Right: The Tawe near Abercraf,
Above: The Tawe weir, near Ystalyfera, Glamorgan.
Above: The Tawe bridge at Glais, Glamorgan.
Above: The Tawe flowing under the Landore railway viaduct, Swansea, Glamorgan.
Above: The Tawe entering the sea in Swansea. On the right is the entrance to
the award-winning Swansea Marina; on the left are Swansea docks.