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Heritage Centre:Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

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Heritage Centre, free entry

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Blaenavon World Heritage Site

Blaenavon World Heritage Site

Blaenavon World Heritage Site

Visit Monmouthshire. Safely.

We are delighted to welcome visitors back to Monmouthshire. Restrictions are being eased and self-contained visitor accommodation is allowed to reopen on 11th July. Look out for the new ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry kite mark for tourism and hospitality businesses which demonstrates that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing. #visitsafely

Please note that not all our businesses may be open. Please contact ahead of time to confirm before visiting.

Address

Church Road,
Blaenavon,
Torfaen,
NP4 9AE

Contact

Enquiries

Details

Blaenavon formed part of the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, where coal was dug and iron was formed. You can still see countless physical reminders and remains which allow you to trace the development of the Industrial Revolution.

Attractions within the site include:

Big Pit National Coal Museum of Wales
Blaenavon Ironworks
Blaenafon Community Heritage & Cordell Museum
Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Blaenafon Cheddar Company and Mountain Tours
For further information on these attractions, as well as other information on the World Heritage Site, contact the Tourist Information Centre, located at Blaenavon Ironworks, Telephone number: (01495) 792615.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Closed Mondays

Prices

Free entry

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Location

Directions

See location of Blaenavon World Heritage Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 250088  Lat: 51.77282 Long: -3.08837

Follow signs for Big Pit National Mining Museum of Wales.You will enter Blaenavon World Heritage Site before you get to Big Pit.

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

The centre also offers specialised education provision for schools, a research facility and state of the art conference facilities

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