Look through the calendar to see what is going on in and around the Blaenavon area.
The events listed are no more than 1 hours drive from the World Heritage Site so why not use Oakfield B&B as your base?
Hopefully there is something for everyone!

Mar
30
Fri
Easter Bunny Arrives By Train @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Easter Bunny Easter Bunny arriving by steam train!

Every year the Easter Bunny pays a visit to see the families on board the steam trains at Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway.
This year is no exception.
There will be an Easter egg/chocolate treat for every child too.

Buy a Day Rover Ticket and travel all day on the train.
You can travel from our main station at Furnace Sidings to the Big Pit National Mining Museum for an underground tour. Our second journey takes you to Coed Avon and Blaenavon (High Level) where you can alight to explore the Heritage Town and Ironworks.

Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March:  We will be operating a one train timetable.

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd April: We will be operating a two train time with a separate timetable for Furnace Sidings – Big Pit and Whistle Inn – Furnace sidings – Blaenavon with steam traction.

Why not catch the train to Big Pit station and enjoy some time underground?

For more information and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

 

Mar
31
Sat
Easter Bunny Arrives By Train @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Easter Bunny Easter Bunny arriving by steam train!

Every year the Easter Bunny pays a visit to see the families on board the steam trains at Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway.
This year is no exception.
There will be an Easter egg/chocolate treat for every child too.

Buy a Day Rover Ticket and travel all day on the train.
You can travel from our main station at Furnace Sidings to the Big Pit National Mining Museum for an underground tour. Our second journey takes you to Coed Avon and Blaenavon (High Level) where you can alight to explore the Heritage Town and Ironworks.

Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March:  We will be operating a one train timetable.

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd April: We will be operating a two train time with a separate timetable for Furnace Sidings – Big Pit and Whistle Inn – Furnace sidings – Blaenavon with steam traction.

Why not catch the train to Big Pit station and enjoy some time underground?

For more information and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

 

Apr
1
Sun
Easter Bunny Arrives By Train @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Easter Bunny Easter Bunny arriving by steam train!

Every year the Easter Bunny pays a visit to see the families on board the steam trains at Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway.
This year is no exception.
There will be an Easter egg/chocolate treat for every child too.

Buy a Day Rover Ticket and travel all day on the train.
You can travel from our main station at Furnace Sidings to the Big Pit National Mining Museum for an underground tour. Our second journey takes you to Coed Avon and Blaenavon (High Level) where you can alight to explore the Heritage Town and Ironworks.

Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March:  We will be operating a one train timetable.

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd April: We will be operating a two train time with a separate timetable for Furnace Sidings – Big Pit and Whistle Inn – Furnace sidings – Blaenavon with steam traction.

Why not catch the train to Big Pit station and enjoy some time underground?

For more information and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

 

Apr
2
Mon
Easter Bunny Arrives By Train @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Easter Bunny Easter Bunny arriving by steam train!

Every year the Easter Bunny pays a visit to see the families on board the steam trains at Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway.
This year is no exception.
There will be an Easter egg/chocolate treat for every child too.

Buy a Day Rover Ticket and travel all day on the train.
You can travel from our main station at Furnace Sidings to the Big Pit National Mining Museum for an underground tour. Our second journey takes you to Coed Avon and Blaenavon (High Level) where you can alight to explore the Heritage Town and Ironworks.

Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March:  We will be operating a one train timetable.

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd April: We will be operating a two train time with a separate timetable for Furnace Sidings – Big Pit and Whistle Inn – Furnace sidings – Blaenavon with steam traction.

Why not catch the train to Big Pit station and enjoy some time underground?

For more information and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

 

May
6
Sun
Paw Patrol – Meet Chase & Marshall On The Railway! @ Blaenavon Heritage Railway
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:45 pm

Paw PatrolPaw Patrol On The Railway!

Come and see Chase and Marshall at Pontypool & Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway.

For the Bank Holiday 6th & 7th May there will be face painting, a bouncy castle, treasure hunt, games and arts & crafts too.
Of course, Eric’s Emporium and the tea room will be open too.

Booking is essential for this event as demand will probably be high.
No tickets will be available on the day.

To book your ticket go to www.pbrly.co.uk

May
7
Mon
Paw Patrol – Meet Chase & Marshall On The Railway! @ Blaenavon Heritage Railway
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:45 pm

Paw PatrolPaw Patrol On The Railway!

Come and see Chase and Marshall at Pontypool & Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway.

For the Bank Holiday 6th & 7th May there will be face painting, a bouncy castle, treasure hunt, games and arts & crafts too.
Of course, Eric’s Emporium and the tea room will be open too.

Booking is essential for this event as demand will probably be high.
No tickets will be available on the day.

To book your ticket go to www.pbrly.co.uk

May
26
Sat
Teddy Bears Picnic, All Aboard! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic

Full details to be confirmed for 2018

Teddy Bears Picnic

This Bank Holiday Big Ted will be there to greet everyone so bring your teddy bear with you to say ‘hello!’.
Each child will receive a small packed lunch to share with their teddy on the journey.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm. The trains will be stopping at the Whistle Halt, Furnace Sidings, Big Pit and High Level Station.Refreshments can be purchased on board.
Buy a day rover and stay on board all day. (Single tickets are available)

Alternatively, spend some time on the platform admiring the trains or having some food in the tea room. Eric’s Emporium will also be open so why not buy a memento of your visit.

For more information and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Members have 10% discount when staying at Oakfield B&B when a valid membership card is presented.

May
27
Sun
Teddy Bears Picnic, All Aboard! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic

Full details to be confirmed for 2018

Teddy Bears Picnic

This Bank Holiday Big Ted will be there to greet everyone so bring your teddy bear with you to say ‘hello!’.
Each child will receive a small packed lunch to share with their teddy on the journey.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm. The trains will be stopping at the Whistle Halt, Furnace Sidings, Big Pit and High Level Station.Refreshments can be purchased on board.
Buy a day rover and stay on board all day. (Single tickets are available)

Alternatively, spend some time on the platform admiring the trains or having some food in the tea room. Eric’s Emporium will also be open so why not buy a memento of your visit.

For more information and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Members have 10% discount when staying at Oakfield B&B when a valid membership card is presented.

May
28
Mon
Teddy Bears Picnic, All Aboard! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic

Full details to be confirmed for 2018

Teddy Bears Picnic

This Bank Holiday Big Ted will be there to greet everyone so bring your teddy bear with you to say ‘hello!’.
Each child will receive a small packed lunch to share with their teddy on the journey.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm. The trains will be stopping at the Whistle Halt, Furnace Sidings, Big Pit and High Level Station.Refreshments can be purchased on board.
Buy a day rover and stay on board all day. (Single tickets are available)

Alternatively, spend some time on the platform admiring the trains or having some food in the tea room. Eric’s Emporium will also be open so why not buy a memento of your visit.

For more information and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Members have 10% discount when staying at Oakfield B&B when a valid membership card is presented.

Jun
9
Sat
Model Railway Show @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Model RailwayTrains In Miniature

Model trains running along miniature tracks alongside miniature buildings.  It’s all in one lace and fun to watch.
Adults and children will be enthralled at the details of the models.

For more information about the event go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Presentation of a current Pontypool & Blaenavon membership card entitles the member to 10% discount when staying with us.