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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Green Dragon Environmental Scheme

Festival, Sun 17 Jun 2018, free entry

Father’s Day Feastival

Father’s Day Feastival


Join us for a Father’s Day treat at Big Pit National Coal Museum with local food and drink stalls, free family entertainment and the world famous underground tour, plus a free cuppa and Welsh cake for Dad.

Jump on board the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway where Dads ride free*. Or a free Brewery Tour at Rhymney Brewery and a well-deserved free half of ale for Dad!*
*With a full paying child/adult

Visit all three attractions to be entered into a prize draw for a food and drink hamper.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 17 Jun 2018 11:00 to 16:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 1 Apr - Thu 30 Aug Family of Miners
Tue 17 Apr - Sun 24 Jun For Freedom and Empire
Sun 17 Jun Father’s Day Feastival





Plan route to Big Pit: National Coal Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 237087  Lat: 51.77175 Long: -3.10718

By Public Transport:
Buses run from Newport daily (Monday to Saturday) number X30.
Bus times from Newport: 8.45 am; 10.45 am; 12.45 pm ; 2.45 pm.
Return bus, leaving Big Pit: 10.55 am; 12.55 pm; 2.55 pm; 4.55 pm.

By Road:
Follow signs from the A465 and the M4 (J26 eastbound and J25 westbound)

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Newport station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available