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Rhydgoch cemetery

Rhydgoch cemetery is located south of Pontarddulais in a semi rural area. Burial records are available for the cemetery from 1907.

Memorialisation options include a cremated remains plot scheme (bricked/earthen) and a scattering Gardens of Remembrance. Services are available Monday to Saturday and are 30 minutes long.

Opening times

Access to cars and other vehicles are available at the following times. There are no restrictions for pedestrian access as public rights of way exist throughout the cemetery.

9.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Thursday

9.00am - 4.00pm Friday

10.00am - 4.00pm Weekends & Bank Holidays.

Travelling to Rhydgoch Cemetery

Postcode - SA4 8HR

Travelling by car - From the M4 leave at Junction 48 and turn right onto the A4138/ Iscoed Road towards Pontarddulais. At the mini roundabout (by Black Horse Inn) turn right onto the A48 towards Pontarddulais. Continue straight on down Water Street. Continue through the one way system and take the right hand lane towards Swansea and Pontarddulais Town Centre on Dulais Road. Follow the road to the left towards Gorseinon onto St Teilo Street. At the junction turn right onto the B4296/ Pentre Road toward Gorseinon. Continue down Pentre Road for approximately half a mile. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side.

From Swansea go north on the A483/ Carmarthen Road towards the M4. At Junction 45 take the first left onto the A48 towards Gorseinon. At the next roundabout turn right onto the A 48/Pontarddulais Road towards Tircoed and Pontlliw. Continue through Pontlliw towards Pontarddulais. Once in Pontarddulais continue straight on until you reach the traffic lights by the King Hotel. Turn left onto the B4296/ Pentre Road. Continue down Pentre Road for approximately half a mile. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side.

Travelling by bus - The cemetery is near a bus route. The route is served by the No 400 from Swansea Quadrant Bus Station to Pontarddulais and Llanelli and run hourly. There is a stop just past the cemetery.

Travelling by train - The nearest mainline station is Swansea High Street Station.  Buses and taxis can be found at the front of the station. Rhydgoch Cemetery is approximately 25 minutes drive from Swansea. There is also a local station at Pontarddulais. Buses leave from near the station. Rhydgoch Cemetery is approximately 5 minutes drive from Pontarddulais.

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