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The World Heritage Centre is situated in Blaenavon itself, within the historic former St. Peter’s Church School, founded in 1816, and is the starting point for your visit to the whole Blaenavon World Heritage Site. The former heavy industries left...more
We visited here for the story and craft afternoon. The car park is very small but there's plenty of on street parking. We arrived early so had time for a drink in the cafe. The ladies in the cafe were very friendly and nothing was...More
This venue has a large museum hall, a good branch library, and a very good café Parking is across the main road in a fairly large car park (which is free). Each Wednesday afternoon (4.30 to 6.30) there is a large musical group rehearsal of...More
A good information centre, and a good café. informative and interesting to know of the people who worked so hard to make Wales great, by making iron for the world.
Yet the cafe overlooks the bramble strewn, weed blown, neglected grave yard where those who...More
We returned to Blaenavon again to visit with our ever expanding family and we again chose the heritage centre as the focal point of the weekend. Locals also eat there so you know what that says about the place.
Jackie and the café staff were...More
During a visit to meet with our family we had the opportunity of visiting Blaenavon World Heritage Site and particularly The Big Pit. This was a fantastic experience of going underground and walking through this coal mine. The tour will interest young and old and...More
Well set up information centre with helpful staff. The displays are a fascinating time line of the rise to greatness and world wide influence and eventually the sad decline of an industry before the community begins to rise again. The last information board is from...More