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Wales Valleys Walking Festival - World Heritage Site Walk


A five(ish) mile walk around the Blaenavon World Heritage Site (a legend in itself) looking at the stories, myths and legends of the various sites and plants along the way. Up through the Lakes, around the back of the Whistle Inn, into Forgeside, across the valley by Aaron Brutes Bridge, up either Kays and Kears site or along Hills Tramroad to get back to the Lakes.

Date: 15th September, 2017

Start Time: 10.00 - 13.00

Start Point: Blaenavon World Heritage Centre, NP4 9AE

Grid Ref: SO 251 088

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: 5 miles / 8km

Booking phone 01495 742333

The terrain in some places is steep and uneven, with several gates and stiles on each route which are unsuitable for wheelchairs, buggies and prams.

Please make adequate preparations for refreshments. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the walk you are taking part in – we cannot predict the weather.

We reserve the right to cancel or change any walk in the event of unforeseen circumstances.



  • Booking essential
  • Parking (free)

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