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    • Old Rectory Barn

      Old Rectory Barn offers 5 star, self-catering accommodation within the Brecon Beacons National Park, has wonderful views and is close to the Monmouths...

    • Pwll Du Adventure Centre

      Located within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Pwll Du Adventure Centre is situated amidst spectacular scenery on the Blorenge Gilwern upland. T...

    • Oakfield B&B

      Good old fashioned hospitality in the heart of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site. Paul and Heidi welcome you to their 4 star, Bed & Breakfast Acco...

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    • Old Rectory Barn

      Old Rectory Barn offers 5 star, self-catering accommodation within the Brecon Beacons National Park, has wonderful views and is close to the Monmouths...

    • Pwll Du Adventure Centre

      Located within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Pwll Du Adventure Centre is situated amidst spectacular scenery on the Blorenge Gilwern upland. T...

    • Oakfield B&B

      Good old fashioned hospitality in the heart of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site. Paul and Heidi welcome you to their 4 star, Bed & Breakfast Acco...

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    • Explore a coal mine at Big Pit National Coal Museum, Blaenavon

      Enjoy an exciting day out at Big Pit National Coal Museumwhich is situated within the Blaenavon World Heritage Site andis part of the former Big Pit Colliery. Experience the world famous tour which takes you 300 feetunderground with a real miner to ... more

    • Visit Blaenavon Ironworks and Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

      For a fascinating insight into the life and times of workers duringthe early years of the Industrial Revolution why not visitBlaenavon Ironworks. The site is home to one of the best preserved 18th Centuryironworks in Europe and comes complete with f... more

    • Experience the industrial past at Blaenavon and Goytre Wharf

      Many visitors enjoy the truly memorable experience of the Big Pit National Coal museum – but there is far more to our industrial past. The Blaenavon World Heritage Centre is the ideal starting point for your visit. It provides a great overview of... more

    • Blaenavon World Heritage Site

      The area around Blaenavon has a fascinating range of landmarks from the Industrial Revolution. In this region, part of which lies within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the remains of our industrial past are tangible and within reach, bringing hi... more

    • Blaenavon Ironworks

      Blaenavon Ironworks is the best preserved blast furnace complex of its period and type in the world. It is a key attraction within the Blaenavon World Heritage Siteand is well worth a visit. This mighty iron foundry once formed the cutting edge o... more

    • Blaenavon Ironworks

      Blaenavon Ironworks Walk Turn left at Prince Street car park, walk up the road, passing St.Peters Church and then take the next left into Blaenavon World Heritage Centre. After your visit, turn left and continue up the road to Blaenvon... more

    • Days out around Abergavenny and Blaenavon

      The southeastern section of the Brecon Beacons National Park is rich in heritage sites which tell the story of our industrial past. When you're ready to refuel, you can sample one of the many fine places to eat and drink in the area. more

    • 40. Blaenavon World Heritage Site

      Blaenavon Industrial Landscapes was inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites in November 2000 based on the numerous monuments and buildings of significance in and around the town and on its industrial landscape. Further Information... more

    • The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

      Our scenic canal celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2012. This peaceful waterway was built as an industrial corridor for lime, limestone, timber, coal and iron. In its 19th century heyday, it was supported by horse-drawn tramroads that were used to ... more

    • Alexander Cordell, novelist

      The author of Rape of the Fair Country, a family saga set in the iron country of South Wales, was born in Ceylon but lived in Wales for much of his life. George Alexander Graber was born in 1914 into a military family stationed in Ceylon. He... more

    • Find out more about stargazing in and around the Brecon Beacons National Park

      Develop your knowledge with the help of local astronomical societies and online resources, or visit a planetarium. Find out more online... There is a fabulous wealth of resources online to help you learn about our night sky. Here are just a fe... more

    • A short history of the Brecon Beacons National Park

      The Brecon Beacons National Park was established in 1957. It was one of the first ten national parks to be created in Britain. The intention was to safeguard our beautiful, rough and dramatic landscapes, considered a priceless national asset. Pre... more

    • Alexander Cordell

      1914 - 1997 Novelist Born George Alexander Graber into a military family stationed in Ceylon, Alexander followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Royal Engineers. In 1937 he married Rosina Wells. Wounded during World War II he was sent... more

    • what to do this Half Term

      If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do this Half Term then don’t panic! The Brecon Beacons has plenty of things to see and do to keep the whole family entertained! Here our are top 15 ideas… From fun-filled days out at our attractions, mag... more

    • Abergavenny National Park and Tourist Information Centre

      Contact the Centre Address: Tithe Barn, Monk Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 5ND Tel:+44(01873) 853254 Email:abergavennytic@breconbeacons.org GPS:51.821677, -3.015344 Opening Hours Open 5 days a we... more

    • Big Pit National Coal Museum

      This Gulbenkian Prize winning colliery museum is the highlight of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site. On the world famous underground tour, you can take a trip down the 90m mine shaft to discover what conditions were like for Welsh miners between th... more

    • Lakes, reservoirs and freshwater wetlands in the Brecon Beacons National Park

      Our sparkling waters are glorious places to go walking, sailing and birdwatching, with a wealth of wildlife and scenery to inspire. Lakes Some of the most beautiful lakes in the Brecon Beacons National Park are hidden away in the high cwms, or ... more

    • The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

      If you prefer smooth water to rushing rapids, you’ll love our canal. Once an important transport route, it’s now a lovely place for lazy strolling and boating. Peaceful and rural, with a flavour of times gone by, it’s often voted Britain’s ... more

    • Down to the sea

      The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority in partnership with the Canal and River Trust, has launched an exciting new series of short animated videos that reveal the historic story of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal that will encourage people t... more

    • Follow the story- more industrial sites within the Brecon Beacons

      Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal was built to transport stone andprocessedlime. Restored lime kilns can be seen along the tow path walk. Plan your visit Henllys Vale At Henllys Vale you can follow an easy access ... more

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    • Old Rectory Barn

      Old Rectory Barn offers 5 star, self-catering accommodation within the Brecon Beacons National Park, has wonderful views and is close to the Monmouths...

    • Pwll Du Adventure Centre

      Located within the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Pwll Du Adventure Centre is situated amidst spectacular scenery on the Blorenge Gilwern upland. T...

    • Oakfield B&B

      Good old fashioned hospitality in the heart of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site. Paul and Heidi welcome you to their 4 star, Bed & Breakfast Acco...