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Welcome to Ty Ebbw Fach located in Six Bells. Named after the river running past, We have a Heritage Centre full of stories from Six Bells and it’s the place to find out all about the stunning Guardian Miners Memorial which is only a short walk...more
Chapel Road | Chapel Road, Six Bells, Blaenau Gwent, Abertillery NP13 2ND, Wales
I was born in the area where I had clear view of the pit .So this monument stands clear and its a remainder of the men that worked &lost their lives. The walk up to it has been ruined by the building work going on....More
I have been wanting to visit this site for such a long time and today I did. You can park your Car for free at the bottom. Right opposite Ty Ebbw Fach Cafe In the Car Park. From the Car Park walk up the Path...More
Happy and sad place to go. Sad because so many people died but a great memorial to the miners. A lovely place for a good walk with a lake and river nearby. A place I have wanted to go to for a long time.
Visited the monument to pay respect to my uncle who was one of the men who lost their lives, and to all those affected. Unfortunately the building work for the school at the base below, had started the week before so it was quite sad...More
Excellent memorial and impressive feat of engineering. Very humbling when visiting. Well worth the visit.
Pity the car park area seemed a little vandalised with barriers smashed down. Also evidence of 4wd cars or motorbikes chewing up the grass on the walk up to the...More
This memorial to the men who died in the Six Bells mining disaster in 1960 is a wonderful tribute indeed. From a distance the statue allows the light to shine through but ‘solidifies’ as one gets closer to provide an imposing sight to look up...More
This was so moving. Main point of my visit to Wales was to see this statue. Cannot believe just how tall it stands. Beautiful walk around the area with information boards around to tell you of the very sad tragedy surrounding the colliery