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Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
The Blaenavon World Heritage Centre is the ideal starting point for your visit to the area. Located in the sympathetically restored former St. Peter’s School, it provides an overview of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape.
Blaenavon Ironworks (Cadw)
Blaenavon changed the world. These hills on the edge of the Brecon Beacons were rich with coal, limestone and iron ore – the fuel of the Industrial Revolution. From here Wales heaved and belched and blasted itself onto the global stage.
Blaenavon Workmen's Hall
The refurbished Blaenavon Workmen’s' Hall is a fine example of a Valleys miners’ institute housing a 380 seat auditorium, cinema, snooker room, bar and meeting room.
The Lion Hotel, Blaenavon
Blaenavon's only Hotel - a modern hotel with a traditional feel. 5 minute drive to Big Pit, The Ironworks and the Brecon Beacons with access to Cardiff and the Welsh Valleys. Great base for walking holidays with an award winning restaurant.
Prices from £95
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway
The line is the highest and steepest in the country, climbing through the Blaenavon World heritage site and the wild and dramatic moorland landscape under the brooding Coity mountain
The Blaenafon Cheddar Company
Blaenafon cheddar is a family run business situated in the heart of the Blaenavon world heritage site.
Dragon Cottage is a traditional ex-miners cottage in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage town of Blaenavon with all amenities on the doorstep. It lies 5 miles from Abergavenny and on the edge of the Brecons with its wonderful scenery.
Prices from £65
Rating: 4 out of 5
The Queen Victoria Inn
The Queen Victoria Inn Public House Built in 1748
Prices from £40
Rating: 2 out of 5
World Heritage Blaenavon: A local's guide
Read our local's guide to discovering the fascinating industrial history of Blaenavon.