Richard Burton Walking Trails

'Richard Burton CBE (10th November 1925 – 5th August 1984) was a multiple award-winning actor. He was born in Pontrhydyfen, Afan Forest Park. He lived in Taibach throughout his childhood and teenage years. His acting career grew from local productions at the YMCA, to London, then Hollywood.'

Distance (miles)
Starting from
Pontrhydyfen and Taibach, Neath, South Wales, Neath Port Talbot
Type of Walk

'The two walking trails, entitled The Birthplace Trail and Childhood Trail will take you in Richard’s footsteps around Pontrhydyfen and Taibach. Both trails include a children’s play area and a scenic picnic spot.'