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!

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.

Jun
10
Sun
Model Railway Show @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Jun 10 @ 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.

Sep
14
Fri
Steam Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Steam Train Gala 2018

This annual event is always popular with steam enthusiasts, individuals and families alike.

A wonderful sight to see as several steam trains run back and forth the track all day.  Don’t forget the nostalgic sound of the whistles and steam.

Guest trains will be on hand to add further excitement to the day so, young or old, why not pop along and take in the sights and sounds of a great day out.

Have a snack in the Tea Rooms and visit Eric’s Emporium.

Presentation of a current membership card allows members of the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway to have 10% discount when staying with us.

For more up to date information and lists of guest trains go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Sep
15
Sat
Steam Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Steam Train Gala 2018

This annual event is always popular with steam enthusiasts, individuals and families alike.

A wonderful sight to see as several steam trains run back and forth the track all day.  Don’t forget the nostalgic sound of the whistles and steam.

Guest trains will be on hand to add further excitement to the day so, young or old, why not pop along and take in the sights and sounds of a great day out.

Have a snack in the Tea Rooms and visit Eric’s Emporium.

Presentation of a current membership card allows members of the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway to have 10% discount when staying with us.

For more up to date information and lists of guest trains go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Sep
16
Sun
Steam Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Steam Train Gala 2018

This annual event is always popular with steam enthusiasts, individuals and families alike.

A wonderful sight to see as several steam trains run back and forth the track all day.  Don’t forget the nostalgic sound of the whistles and steam.

Guest trains will be on hand to add further excitement to the day so, young or old, why not pop along and take in the sights and sounds of a great day out.

Have a snack in the Tea Rooms and visit Eric’s Emporium.

Presentation of a current membership card allows members of the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway to have 10% discount when staying with us.

For more up to date information and lists of guest trains go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Oct
28
Sun
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!

This event is always a spooktacular favourite so book early!

Sample the foul tasting food!

Ghost Trains – 28th, 29th, 30th & 31st October

Trains will be  running between the Spooky Furnace Sidings Station and Whistle Halt at regular intervals from 4pm through to 9pm.

All visitors are encouraged to dress up in their spooky clothes (but not essential).
Be prepared to be scared!

Pay on the day. Pre-booking is not available for this event,
All children must be accompanied by an appropriate adult.

For more detailed information and up to the minute running times go to Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway website.

 

Oct
29
Mon
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!

This event is always a spooktacular favourite so book early!

Sample the foul tasting food!

Ghost Trains – 28th, 29th, 30th & 31st October

Trains will be  running between the Spooky Furnace Sidings Station and Whistle Halt at regular intervals from 4pm through to 9pm.

All visitors are encouraged to dress up in their spooky clothes (but not essential).
Be prepared to be scared!

Pay on the day. Pre-booking is not available for this event,
All children must be accompanied by an appropriate adult.

For more detailed information and up to the minute running times go to Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway website.