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11/08/2015  BikePark Wales launches UK’s longest blue descent

BikePark Wales are delighted to announce the opening of our latest trail, “Terry's Belly” is a sinuous ribbon of blue singletrack which uses the entirety of the hill at BikePark Wales.

24/07/2015  Congratulations to Green Flag Community Award Winner Beaufort Woodlands

Keep Wales Tidy has unveiled a record breaking 40 Green Flag Award winners - Congratulations to Green Flag Community Award Winner Beaufort Woodlands.

23/07/2015  Steelhouse Festival

Steel House Festival is ready to Rock.

20/07/2015  A sizzling summer of events and activities at Big Pit National Coal Museum

From Monday 20 July until Friday 31 July, 12pm-4pm, Miners’ Fortnight, which was the highlight of the summer for coalfield communities, will be awash with activities for children including trails, games, dressing up and crafts.

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Explore Dr Who film sets

Did you know that The Valleys have had a starring role in Dr Who since 1973 when The Green Death was filmed at sites in Brynmawr and Deri? If you are looking for something to do this weekend then get out and explore some of the film sets - castles, cinemas, country parks and manor houses to mention a few!!

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Ideas for a wet weekend

Rain is the "liquid sunshine" that gives The Valleys its a beautiful green landscape but never think that it's an excuse for not going out! Here are some ideas of places to visit even in the rain - indeed, some are best visited when the rain has been falling. Whatever the weather - get out and explore The Valleys soon.

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Mountain Biking

The Valleys really is a mecca for Mountain Biking - we have routes for the young and more mature - beginners and the high level competitors. Pop your bike on the car, pick up your helmet (or hop on a train) and you can rapidly be exploring some of the UK's best routes this weekend.