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The most complete surviving early ironworks anywhere in the world. Established in the late eighteenth century, Blaenavon Ironworks was one of the leading Welsh ironworks and played a key role in the technological development of the iron industry...more
All reviews the cottages different eras different periods well worth a visit big pit tv series workers lived industrial revolution free entry couple of hours showing how living conditions interesting place step back in time guide book sound effects heritage centre
Fabulous, sent a spent 10 minutes talking to my daughter and gave her a lovely prezzie too. It cost £5 to see Santa and was really worth it. We then had a look around the cottages through the different years which was lovely too
What a little gem impressed with the knowledge the staff had of the iron works. We visited as my great grandfather had moved from Newcastle and worked there.
The cottages had been preserved
Well and set out to give you an understanding of the conditions...More
Smashing place to take the kids as it has cottages of years gone by and shows them how people lived and worked. In decades from 1920’s Very interesting . Staff are lovely and friendly and tell scary stories ....if you ask them! Little bar to...More
Amazing place. Step back in time and learn about the harsh conditions people used to work in to create the iron that was used world wide. Cottages are set up from different decades giving you a feel for what life was like for the workers....More
Visited here completely by chance, but spent a very interesting couple of hours here. The cottages are laid out through the generations, which is both thought provoking and interesting. Surrounding grounds well kept, and dog friendly. Shop could be a little bigger with a wider...More
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Allow me to express my surprise for the idea. Frankly, I cannot imagine where on the site, either sheltered or in open air, any event like a wedding banquet or similar could be carried out, provided the premise... More
Allow me to express my surprise for the idea. Frankly, I cannot imagine where on the site, either sheltered or in open air, any event like a wedding banquet or similar could be carried out, provided the premise management would allow it.
There are so many castles in Wales, that you shoud not have the difficulty to find a more romantic and suitable site for the purpose