Attractions in Blaenavon, Torfaen





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  • White Castle

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  • Greenmeadow Community Farm

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  • Usk Rural Life Museum

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  • Tretower Court and Castle

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  • Abergavenny Museum and Castle

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  • Abertillery & District Museum

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  • Brynmawr and District Museum

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  • Big Pit: National Coal Museum

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  • Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

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  • Blaenavon Ironworks

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  • Bedwellty House & Park

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  • Pontypool Museum

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  • Tredegar Local History Museum

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  • Rhymney Brewery Visitor Centre

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  • Blaina Heritage Action Group Museum

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  • Ty Mawr & the Roundhouse Towers

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  • The Blaenafon Cheddar Company

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  • Sirhowy Ironworks

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  • The Art Shop and Chapel

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rhymney Brewery Visitor Centre
    Rhymney Brewery Visitor Centre

    The Rhymney Brewery, Dowlais has taken up the most famous name in Welsh brewing to emphasise the fact that they are bringing back the old traditional flavours using modern methods and organic natural ingredients.

    Newport, Torfaen 0.8 miles, 1.28 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01685 722253
  • Blaina Heritage Action Group Museum
    Blaina Heritage Action Group Museum

    A Museum which has many artefacts including mining merobilia, military memrobilia, local history and a Victorian kitchen.

    Blaina, Blaenau Gwent 3.5 miles, 5.6 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 292025
  • 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
  • The Blaenafon Cheddar Company
    The Blaenafon Cheddar Company

    Blaenafon cheddar is a family run business situated in the heart of the Blaenavon world heritage site.

    Torfaen 0.7 miles, 1.12 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01495 793123
  • Sirhowy Ironworks
    Sirhowy Ironworks

    The Sirhowy Ironworks were first established in 1778. Between 1794 and 1818, they were operated by William Borrow, Rev. Matthew Monkhouse and Richard Fothergill.

    Blaenau Gwent 6.8 miles, 10.88 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
  • Clydach Ironworks
    Clydach Ironworks

    The spectacular ironworks were built in the late 18th century and are a scheduled ancient monument.

    Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent 3.9 miles, 6.24 km from Blaenavon, Torfaen.
    Booking and enquiries:
    +44 01633 644855