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Blaenavon

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Blaenavon is a town in Monmouthshire, South Wales. The Blaenavon Industrial Landscape has been named a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

Blaenavon from the grounds of the Big Pit museum

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  • The Big Pit, 01495 790311, [1]. Dec-Jan: 10AM–4:30PM, Feb-Nov: 9:30AM–5PM. The National Museum of Wales has turned this former coal mine into a look back at what mining life was like in days gone by. The highlight of the trip is an underground tour of the mine itself, led by a retired Welsh miner. Free.
  • Blaenavon Ironworks.

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