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


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Jul Steampunk at the Ironworks
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Aug Defence of Blaenavon
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep Open Doors





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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