Blaenavon Ironworks, Blaenavon

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  • A great local experience a place of true historical value a great day trip out and a good educational experience .  more »
  • An amazing insight into the life and hardships of the 19th century ... made even more interesting by the fact that some of my own ancestors lived in these cottages. If you like history, you'll love th...  more »
  • Went here with three young children and they thoroughly enjoyed their day out. Free admission, they rely on donations. The cottages are certainly worth a visit. Would recommend a visit here.  more »
  • Amazing place. They are starting to spoil it with new modem buildings. When it should be kept as a lovely old mine with how the good old times and memories used to be. Lovely old houses. That should be kept that way. Because they still use steam trains. And you can go down the big pit for free
  • I loved this place but I can see it doesn't appeal to everyone hence 4 not 5 stars. If you are interested in history, engineering or heritage this is a must see place. In addition to the historic iron works there are some great period cottages with period furnishings.
  • An amazing place to visit. Gives you an idea of the poor working conditions. Well worth a visit. An added bonus - no entry fee!
  • Fantastic place to visit. Staff were very helpful and place was extremely interesting for young and old. Spent over 2 hours exploring site. Highly recommended and is FREE being a world heritage site
  • Lovely place. Very interesting. Friendly staff. Dog allowed on lead

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