Defence of Blaenavon

Blaenavon Ironworks

Return of the successful World War Two themed event centred on Blaenavon Ironworks.

Enjoy living history displays, weapon displays and music, painting a vivid picture of life during this troubled time.

There will be a chance to listen to real stories of life on the home front told by the firesides of Stack Square.

Dates, times and prices

Dates
05 Aug - 06 Aug 2017

Times
10.30am - 4.00pm

Prices
Adult - Am ddim / free
Family - Am ddim / free
Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - Am ddim / free
Member - Am ddim / free
Disabled and companion - Am ddim / free

Location information

Facilities and information

Cycle stands Car park Dogs welcome Exhibition Gift shop No smoking Portable induction loop Refreshments Toilets
  • BlaenavonIronworks@Wales.GSI.Gov.UK
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • No smoking
  • A toilet is available for users with a disability and limited mobility
  • Cadw do not allow drone flying from or over its guardianship sites, except by contractors commissioned for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and are operating under controlled conditions.
  • This site is registered on the No Fly Drone website
    http://www.noflydrones.co.uk/
  • Visitors using wheelchairs or who have mobility or balance issues may find the ground conditions throughout the ironworks difficult to negotiate due to the nature of the surfacing material
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Directions

Postcode NP4 9RQ

Car Road Via A4043, follow signs to Big Pit Mining Museum and Blaenavon Ironworks.

Rail Rail 12km/8mls, Pontypool and New Inn, on the Manchester/Liverpool-Pontypool/Cardiff route.

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For further information, please contact: Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 2233 or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.