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An historical atttraction waiting to happen
If you like history you'll enjoy Llanyrafon Mill. There has been a water mill on the Llanyrafon site since at least 1632 and probably much earlier. The grade 2 listed mill, situated on the outskirts of Cwmbran, is to become a working tourist attraction and, while the mill awaits development, there is still plenty to see.
Free car parking is available and the site is accessible to the disabled.
Chocs Away Chocolate Making
Chocolate lovers delight
Visit our chocolate making workshops at Chocs Away, Blaenavon in South Wales for all chocoholics who want to try something different. This gift idea is perfect for all chocolate lovers of all ages to indulge their chocolate passion and create their own handmade chocolates. Make your own fondant creams or just leave them as solid chunks of mouth-watering Belgian chocolate.
A beautiful historic religious place of worship
Groeswen Chapel is set on the slopes of Mynydd Meio, overlooking Caerphilly. The Chapel is a grade 2* listed building of National interest, with a graveyard, which contains the remains of Wales most notable preachers, musicians and literary figures, earning the Chapel the title of 'Westminster Abbey of Wales'.
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
Explore the hidden world of the Welsh miner!
At Big Pit: National Coal Museum you can take an authentic underground tour of a real coal mine. Winner of the 2005 Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year and named by the Times as the UK's best interactive museum, the Museum has a wide range of experiences to captivate the whole family.
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
The first World Heritage Centre in Wales
The new Blaenavon World Heritage Centre, situated in the former St Peter's Church School, which was originally built to provide free education for the ironworker's children in 1815, will continue the educational mission of its predecessor but in a modern and exciting way.
of all ages and abilities are able to enjoy this experience
Your experience -
whether a complete novice or an experienced rider, all will have the chance to enjoy some impressive scenery
Our horses -
are friendly and affectionate with people
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Hapus Real Dairy Ice Cream Parlour
A new and exciting Ice Cream Parlour with countryside views and walks.
Hapus Real Diary Ice Cream Parlour is a small rustic family ice cream parlour situated on our beautiful farm in Machen with views of spectacular surrounding countryside. The visitor centre is cosy and family friendly with a 'parlour' selling ice-cream, sundaes, home-made cakes, teas and coffees. There's a children's play area, sculpture walk and seasonal activities during the school holidays.
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Blaenafon Community Heritage & Cordell Museum
A huge array of exhibits and stands will guide you through the fascinating history of the town from the early days of the industrial revolution through to the modern day World Heritage Site.
Sirhowy Valley Country Park
Over 1000 acres of stunning countryside.
A great place to walk and cycle with over 1000 acres of woodland and meadows to discover. Enjoy rambles alongside Sirhowy River, or climb to Graig Goch Woods and get great views of the surrounding countryside.
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
The Ironmaster William Crawshay commissioned Cyfarthfa Castle in 1824. This grand castellated mansion overlooked his immensely successful ironworks and has been called the most impressive monument of the Industrial Iron Age in South Wales.
Fel y caws enwog, bu cysylltiad annatod rhwng y castell a Chaerffili ers tro byd. Maen dominyddu. Yn nodwedd amlwg. Cawr syn cysgu, yn barod am yr alwad ir gad. Maen deilwng o gael ei barchu.
Parc Cwm Darran
In the Darran Valley with great walks, lake, visitor centre and children's play areas.
A member of Caerphilly Tourism Association - working together to promote tourism
A tranquil country park tucked away in the Darran Valley, two miles north of Bargoed. Take an easy stroll along lakeside paths or wander through shady woodlands. Discover sunny wildflower meadows when you follow our short trail through the Cwmllwydrew Meadows Local Nature Reserve.
Gallery featuring a changing programme of work from some of Wales well known artists, as well as a diverse range of work by a number of emerging artists.
Griffithstown Railway Museum
Take a trip back in time to the glorious days of steam.
This former Great Western Railway goods shed has been lovingly restored and now houses a fine collection of railway memorabilia and model railways.
Vale of Rheidol Railway
A blast of the whistle and the hiss of steam and youre away! Sit back, relax and let us take you on a nostalgic journey through some of Wales most spectacular scenery.
Like the famous cheese, the castle has long been synonymous with Caerphilly. It dominates. Hogs the limelight. Think slumbering giant, awaiting a call to arms. Respect where respect is due.
Brecon Mountain Railway
Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular Railways in Wales.
We have a new childrens play area at Pontsticill which is proving very popular with our young visitors.
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Penderyn Distillery opened its doors to visitors in June 2008 with the launch of its new visitors facilities. The distillery is the only one in Wales and the first to legally distil a whisky spirit in the country for more than 100 years. This is the first time that members of the public will be able to visit the distillery and experience the distilling and bottling process.
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Blaenavon Iron Works
The only steam many of us experience today comes from a kettle. Over two hundred years ago, cutting-edge technology enabled the power of steam to be harnessed, making Blaenavon possible and taking Waless industrial might to a new height.
Joseph Parry's Ironworker's Cottage
4 Chapel Row is a fine example of a typical ironworker's cottage
Built in the 1820's for the workers of the Cyfarthfa Ironworks, the cottage was the birthplace in 1841 of Joseph Parry, Wales best known composer.
His much loved 'Myfanwy' is still a favourite of Welsh Male Voice Choirs to this day.
The Blaenafon Cheddar Company & Mountain Tours Limited
Home Of The Welsh Rare Pit
Blaenafon cheddar is a family run business situated in the heart of the Blaenavon world heritage site. We specialize in producing speciality handmade welsh cheddar cheeses and soft welsh goats cheeses. Tourism is is an important part of our business and as well as producing the above for tourists to see we also offer a selection of welsh produce and local welsh ales, whisky and other speciality alcohols. To explore the fantastic mountain side you ..... >>