Attractions in Blaenavon, Torfaen





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  • Big Pit: National Coal Museum

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  • Usk Rural Life Museum

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  • Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

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  • Tretower Court and Castle

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  • Greenmeadow Community Farm

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  • Abergavenny Museum and Castle

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  • White Castle

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  • Blaenavon Ironworks

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  • Bedwellty House & Park

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  • Abertillery & District Museum

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  • Pontypool Museum

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  • Brynmawr and District Museum

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  • Aneurin Bevan Stones

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    Ty Mawr & the Roundhouse Towers

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  • Abergavenny Tourist Information Centre

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    St. Mary's Priory and Tithe Barn

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  • Tredegar Local History Museum

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  • Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway

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  • The Works Ebbw Vale

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  • Big Pit: National Coal Museum
    Big Pit: National Coal Museum

    An award-winning national museum that still retains many traits of its former role as a coal mine, standing high on the heather-clad moors of Blaenafon.

    Blaenavon, Torfaen 1.3 miles, 2.08 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 03001 112333
  • Usk Rural Life Museum
    Usk Rural Life Museum

    An independent museum crammed with reminders of Monmouthshire’s rural heritage.

    Usk, Monmouthshire 9.5 miles, 15.2 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01291 673777
  • Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
    Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

    The small town of Blaenavon and its surrounding landscape at the head of the Eastern Valley of Torfaen, was awarded World Heritage Site Status in November 2000.

    Torfaen 0.7 miles, 1.12 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 742333
  • Tretower Court and Castle
    Tretower Court and Castle

    Set against the beautiful background of the Brecon Beacons, a visit to Tretower Court and Castle is a unique journey through history that dates back to Norman times.

    Powys 8.2 miles, 13.12 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01874 730279
  • Greenmeadow Community Farm
    Greenmeadow Community Farm

    The farm has a wide variety of animals including sheep, goats, cattle, tortoises, deer and chickens. Visitors can see the cows being milked and enjoy a tractor & trailer ride.

    Gwent, Torfaen 9.1 miles, 14.56 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01633 647662
  • Abergavenny Museum and Castle
    Abergavenny Museum and Castle

    The Museum was founded on 2nd July 1959. The idea for a Museum was around from as early as 1903 when it was discussed and minuted by the Abergavenny Free Library Committee.

    Monmouthshire 3.8 miles, 6.08 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01873 845282
  • White Castle
    White Castle

    Imposing moated remains of twelfth-century castle, probably the work of Henry II. Substantially remodelled in the second half of the thirteenth century. The castle was held in common with Grosmont and Skenfrith.

    Abergavenny, Monmouthshire 9 miles, 14.4 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01600 780380
  • Blaenavon Ironworks
    Blaenavon Ironworks

    The famous ironworks at Blaenavon were a milestone in the history of the Industrial Revolution. Visitors can view cottages furnished in three time periods.

    Torfaen 0.6 miles, 0.96 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 792615
  • Bedwellty House & Park
    Bedwellty House & Park

    Bedwellty House is a grade 2 listed building. It was built in 1818 as a home for Samuel Homfrey, the Ironmaster at Tredegar Iron Company. The House was built on land leased from Lord Tredegar and the grounds measured 26 acres

    Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent 6.9 miles, 11.04 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 353370
  • Abertillery & District Museum
    Abertillery & District Museum

    Discover the history and heritage of the Abertillery area at Abertillery and District Museum - the museum has something for everyone, old and young. See the Bronze Age axe from the settlement at Llanerch Padarn high above Cwmtillery.

    Blaenau Gwent 4.3 miles, 6.88 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 211140
  • Pontypool Museum
    Pontypool Museum

    The Museum houses a collection of local artefacts. set in a Georgian Stable Block, with central courtyard, the stone archway and cobbled walkway gives a wonderful ambience to the start of your visit.

    Torfaen 5.8 miles, 9.28 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 752036
  • Brynmawr and District Museum
    Brynmawr and District Museum

    The museum is run by the Brynmawr and District Museum Society and has won the Nationwide Building Society award for Community Endeavour.

    Blaenau Gwent 4 miles, 6.4 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Welsh Tourist Board
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 313900
  • Aneurin Bevan Stones
    Aneurin Bevan Stones

    This monument commemorates Aneurin Bevan, the outstanding politician who was born in Tredegar in 1897 and elected M.P. for the area in 1929.

    Blaenau Gwent 3.9 miles, 6.24 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 355937
  • Abergavenny Tourist Information Centre
    Abergavenny Tourist Information Centre

    Abergavenny Tourist Information and National Park Centre is conveniently situated in the Tithe Barn next to St Mary's Priory Church, close to the town's Bus station.

    Monk Street, Monmouthshire 3.9 miles, 6.24 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01873 853254
  • Ty Mawr & the Roundhouse Towers
    Ty Mawr & the Roundhouse Towers

    Please Note, acces to the site is free year round. However access inside the towers can only be obtained via direct permission from Mr Glynn Jones, owner of the Roundhouse Farm

    Blaenau Gwent 3.9 miles, 6.24 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 355937
  • Tredegar Local History Museum
    Tredegar Local History Museum

    The museum is run by the Tredegar Local History Society, with a fine collection of artefacts reflecting the Blaenau Gwent's Iron, Coal and Quarrying past. The museum also hosts an excellent collection of old photographs.

    Blaenau Gwent 7 miles, 11.2 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 355937
  • Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway
    Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway

    A scenic train ride through the Blaenavon World Heritage Site. Connects Blaenavon with Bit Pit, the Garn Lakes and the Whistle Inn.

    Pontypool, Torfaen 0.8 miles, 1.28 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 792263
  • The Works Ebbw Vale
    The Works Ebbw Vale

    The Ebbwvale Works Archival trust is a registered charity and was formed in 2004 to preserve the archive for the benefit of the people for blaenau gwent.

    Blaenau Gwent 5 miles, 8 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 355937
  • The Art Shop and Chapel
    The Art Shop and Chapel

    Join us at The Chapel on Market Street for a glass of wine and presentation talk by managing director, Michiel Brouns.

    Abergavenny, Monmouthshire 3.9 miles, 6.24 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01873 852690
  • St. Mary's Priory and Tithe Barn
    St. Mary's Priory and Tithe Barn

    The Tithe Barn is a fully restored barn dating from the 12th century. It's part of the St Mary's Priory complex and houses their food hall, shop, education centre and exhibition.

    Monmouthshire 3.9 miles, 6.24 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01873 858787