Mountain Tours web links to Blaenafon World Heritage site
Mountain tours web links page to the World Heritage Site of Blaenavon        

Below are links to places of interest to visit and exciting things to do in and around the World Heritage Site of Blaenafon.There are links to some local places to stay catering for the disables as well as the able bodied. Some local businesses of interest are also linked.


Big Pit (Pwll Mawr) mining museum

Big Pit is a real Welsh coal mine where you can actually go underground and discover what it was like to be a collier - and it's free! ENTER  
Blaenafon Iron Works is probably the best example of an 18th century iron works anywhere. It is complete with workers cottages and a rare water balance tower. ENTER
Iron works (Gwaith haearn) industrial archaeology at it's best.

Steam railway at Garn yr Erw, travel back in time.

Pontypool & Blaenafon railway. Ride on a real steam train up to the Whistle Inn. ENTER  

Llancaiach Fawr is a medieval Welsh manor house where you are escorted around by the servants who dress and talk in the english of the 17th century - good fun! ENTER

Llancaiach Fawr. What life was like in 17th century Wales.

Tredegar house, the seat of the Morgan family at Newport.

Tredegar House, the seat of the fabulously wealthy and eccentric Morgan family. Situated just off the M4 at Newport. ENTER  
St. Fagans National history museum where historic buildings from all over Wales have been rebuilt in a beautiful parkland setting. ENTER
Saint Fagans, a great day out for all the family.
Post Office Blaenavon
Stay in a grade ll listed building. There are two superb holiday flats for rent at Prince street post office. An ideal base to explore the area. ENTER  
Oakfield B+B. Semi rural setting within asy walking distance of the town and local inns and restaurants.enter
Oakfied B+B
Ty Shon Jacob farm Ty Shon Jacob farm. A perfect base for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. enter  
Springfields Guest house. Large Victorian house 5 mins fromM4, run with family values.Catering equally for business and tourism. enter.
Springfield B+B
Lamb and Fox. Real ales, a real fire and great company.  
The Queen Victoria Inn, family run pub withins a few minutes walking distance of the town and all the Heritage attractions. enter
Queen Victoria Inn

Microlighting, back to basics aviation.

Microlights Wales. Experience what it is like to fly in an open cockpit microlight. ENTER


Axis Paragliding. soar like a bird over the beautiful Welsh mountains on a thrilling tandem flight. You can also be taught to fly yourself. ENTER

Tandem paragliding, fly silently like a bird.


Cadno Arian web design based in Blaenafon,Torfaen,

Cadno Arian Web Design - the makers of this site! ENTER

Blaenafon Cheddar Company. The makers of Pwll Mawr cheddar, matured down a coal mine! ENTER

Blaenafon cheddar company. Traditional cheddar manufacturers.


Welsh tourism promotion To empower
tourism associations, consortia
and individuals to promote Welsh

Browning Books. collectors and sellers of children's, local and transport titles.The shop still has it's original mid Victorian frontage.ENTER

Browning Books, Broad Street, Blaenafon

View of the Maesmynis valley near Buith Wells

Welsh Lavender, grown in the beautiful maesmynis valley in Mid Wales. ENTER

The visit torfaen website where you can find places to see and things to do in our area. ENTER

The folly tower at Pontypool

The beach at Rhossili bay

The Celtic ocean guide for South Wales holidays, activities and entertainment. ENTER

Pure white sea salt from Anglesey ENTER
Looking towards Snowdonia from the Halon mon Salt factory
Blaenavon Blues The Blaenavon Blues football team - the pride of the town! ENTER

Cheeses From Wales is a company that has been set up by Welsh Cheesemakers to collectively market and distribute a wide range of Welsh Cheeses.ENTER