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Industrial Heritage, £3.50-£5.80

Blaenavon Iron Works

Blaenavon Iron Works


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.

Accepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Opening details

1 April - 4 November 2018 Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm
5 November 2018 - 31 March 2019 Thursday to Saturday - 10.00am - 4.00pm, Sunday to Wednesday - Closed.
1 April - 3 November 2019 Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.


Members (Cadw) Free
Adults £5.80
Seniors (65+) £4.60
Juniors (5-17 yrs.) £3.50
NUS (with Valid student ID) £3.50
Armed Forces & Veterans £3.50
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £16.80

*1st year English Heritage & Historic Scotland half price. More than one year FREE*

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 10 - Mon 13 Apr Easter Egg Trail and Storytelling Weekend





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


  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted