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Industrial Heritage, free entry

Blaenavon Iron Works

Blaenavon Iron Works


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

Opening details

1 November 2016 - 31 March 2017 Tuesday to Thursday - 10.00am - 4.00pm, Friday to Monday - Closed. Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January
1 April - 31 October 2017 Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 8 Apr The Man Engine





Plan route to Blaenavon Ironworks (CADW) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 249091  Lat: 51.77613 Long: -3.08969

A4043 north from Pontypool; at Blaenavon take the B4246 and follow the brown signs.
Bus 3km/2 miles, route X24 from Newport via Cwmbran, Pontypool and Varteg.
Bike NCN Route No.46 (600m/650 yards).

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Pontypool & New Inn station