South Wales Sights

Blaenavon Ironworks

  • A4043 Map It
  • Blaenavon
  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 1789 Blaenavon Ironworks traces the entire process of iron production in the late 18th century. Well-preserved blast furnaces, a water-balance lift used to transport materials to higher ground, and a terraced row of workers' cottages show how the business operated.

Sight Information


A4043, Blaenavon, NP4 9RQ, Wales

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Thurs. 10–4; last admission 30 min before closing.

Published 08/18/2015


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