|Mountain Tours offers guided walks and mountain bike hire for the able bodied
and disabled with a range of speciality cycles. Our guided walks are in and
around the World Heritage Site of Blaenafon, South Wales. These are from
easy rambles around the town to a 2 day pre-booked expedition. Our
mountain bike routes will suit the able bodied and disabled. There is an
optional pick up service available at 3 points along one of our suggested
routes. See the gallery page for some great views you'll see on your walk
or bike ride
guide Gerry Woodhouse is a voluntary ranger for the World
Heritage site. He was also a scout master, canoeing instructor
and abseiler. A keen outdoor enthusiast, Gerry also has mountain
first aid qualifications. With a deep interest in the town and
history of Blaenafon you will have an informative and fun day out.
The town of Blaenafon (or Blaenavon) was one of the cradles of the industrial revolution. We were granted World Heritage status in 2002 in recognition of this. The sights include the iron works built in 1789, Big Pit mining museum, World Heritage visitor centre and Workmen's Hall. All this is situated amid some beautiful mountains, moorland and woodland.