Blaenavon Ironworks

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The site at Blaenavon will be immediately recognisable to viewers of the BBC ‘Coalhouse’ programmes as they were filmed at Stack Square, the living accommodation built for workers on the site.


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Coliseum Cinema, Brecon

Two Screen Cinema, offering all the latest movies in comfortable surroundings on big, bright Screens with superb Dolby Digital Sound

 

Partrishow Church

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Raglan Castle

Although built for a wealthy family to live in comfort, Raglan Castle has many defensive features and is the ideal setting for lively games of knights and warriors.

 

Craig y Cilau Nature Reserve

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Tretower Court & Castle

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Llanthony Priory

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Crosfield Outdoors

Are you looking to explore the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and /or surrounding countryside? Experienced Mountain Leader Gavin of Crosfield Outdoors is an outdoor activity instructor and walk leader

 

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

The canal passes just a mile from Crickhowell, skirting the edge of Llangattock village on the opposite side of the River Usk. The canal is one of the most picturesque of the UK’s leisure waterways, flowing peacefully through stunning scenery and close to nature

 

Black Mountain Activities

At Black Mountain Activities we specialise in a wide range of outdoor activities such as rock climbing, canoeing, archery, gorge walking and many more

 

Blaenavon Ironworks

The World Heritage Site of Blaenavon, just a short drive from Crickhowell, was at the centre of many developments during the Industrial Revolution. The ironworks here, built in 1788, is one of the best preserved in the world

 

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

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Cwm Clydach Nature Reserve

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