August 2022 Holiday Activities

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WWII Defence of Blaenavon Weekend. The return of this very popular event at Blaenavon Ironworks on 6th & 7th August 11:00 am – 4.00 pm. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the 1940s with re-enactments, weapon and defence displays alongside … Continued

Waterfall Country Park And Ride Service

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During the summer of 2022 visitors to Waterfall Country will be offered a free park and ride service between the town of Glynneath, the village of Pontneddfechan, and Gwaun Hepste Car Park, two of the main starting points for the walks in Waterfall Country. … Continued

Local Events Throughout June 2022

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We’ve put together a list of a few things going on in our local area throughout June.Hopefully, you will be able to go along and support these events. Trains In Miniature at Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway After 3 years away the model trains will again … Continued

Pucks Valley Trail / Llwybr Cwm Pwca

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We recently walked the Puck’s Valley Trail – Llwybr Cwm Pwca in Welsh.This trail has been off limits for some years due to the roadworks on the A465. The trail criss-crosses the A465 so some new bridges had to be … Continued

Orienteering or Finding Your Way

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British Orienteering has come to South Wales again this year and this weekend Oakfield B&B is full of orienteers. On Saturday 16/04/2022 the races will be in the Brynmawr area and on Easter Sunday the competitors will be running over … Continued

Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway in 2022

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Following in the footsteps of a record breaking year in 2021, the railway will be re-opening on Saturday 2nd April 2022 Trains, steam and/or diesel, will run every weekend until Sunday 2nd October. There will be additional services on bank … Continued

Royal Visit To Blaenavon

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Abergavenny and Blaenavon on Tuesday 1st March 2022 to learn about the importance of the agricultural industry, as part of a St David’s Day tour of Wales. Their Royal Highnesses will first … Continued

Places To Eat In Blaenavon

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Here are a few details for the most popular places to eat in Blaenavon. Please note that it is best to reserve a table to avoid disappointment, especially at weekends. Contact01495 79104431-33 Queen StreetBlaenavon, Torfaen, NP4 9PNbutterfliesblaenavon@gmail.com HoursMon – ClosedTues-Sat … Continued