Local Interests

Things To Do & Places To See

  • Numerous walks in the area.
    If required a local guide can be arranged, please ask when booking.

  • Leisure Centres & Swimming Pools
    Blaenau Gwent’s Sports centres
    fitness studios, health suites, swimming pools, hydro slides, soft play sessions, squash courts, indoor and outdoor sports facilities.
    • Ebbw Vale 2 Minutes on foot Tel: 01495 303766
    • Abertillery 15 Minutes by car Tel: 01495 212206
    • Tredegar 10 Minutes by car Tel: 01495 723554
    • Nantyglo 10 Minutes by car Tel: 01495 310785
  • Local Sport
    • Ebbw Vale Cricket Club (3 mins on foot)
    Eugene Cross Park
    Ebbw Vale
    Blaenau Gwent,
    UK. NP23 5AA Tel: 01495 302104
    Website: http://www.ebbwvalecricket.co.uk
    • Ebbw Vale Rugby Club (2 mins on foot)
    Eugene Cross Park
    Ebbw Vale
    Blaenau Gwent
    UK. NP23 5AZ
    Tel: 01495 302995
    Website: http://www.ebbwvalerfc.co.uk


  • Local Golf Clubs
    • West Monmouthshire Golf Club (10 Minutes by car)
    Mountain/Heathland 18 holes 6013 yards Par 71
    Golf Road
    Winchestown
    Nantyglo
    Brynmawr NP3 4QT
    Tel: 01495 310233
    website: West Monmouthshire Golf Club
    • Tredegar and Rhymney Golf Club (20 Minutes by car)
    Mountain Course 18 holes 5316 yards Par 67
    Cwmtysswg
    Rhymney
    Tredegar NP2 3BQ
    Tel: 01685 840743
    website: Tredegar and Rhymney Golf Club

  • Horse Riding
    • Llangenny Riding Centre (20 Minutes by car)
    Llwynon Farm
    Llangattock
    Crickhowell
    Powys NP8 1PW
    Tel: 01873 810329
    website: Llangenny Riding Centre
    • Golden Castle Riding and Livery Stables (20 Minutes by car)
    Llangattock
    Crickhowell
    Powys NP8 1PY
    Tel: 07890 236928
    website: Golden Castle Riding Stables
  • Parks, Monuments, Castles etc.
    • Brecon Beacons National Park (35 Minutes by car)
    Visitor Centre
    Y Ganolfan Fynydd
    Libanus
    Brecon
    Powys LD3 8ER
    Tel: 01874 623366
    website: http://www.breconbeacons.org
    • Bryn Bach Country Park (10 Minutes by car)
    Activities include canoeing, climbing, hill walking, caving and angling.
    Countryside Centre
    Merthyr Road
    Tredegar
    Blaenau Gwent NP22 3AY
    Tel: 01495 711816
    website: http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk
    • Brecon Mountain Railway (20 Minutes by car)
    Pant Station
    Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UP
    Tel: 01685 722988
    website: http://www.breconmountainrailway.co.uk
    • Big Pit National Mining Museum of Wales (15 Minutes by car)
    Blaenafon
    Torfaen NP4 9XP
    Tel: 01495 790311
    website: Big Pit
    • Raglan Castle (20 Minutes by car)
    One of the finest late medieval fortress's in Britain it survived one of the longest sieges of the Civil War.
    Raglan
    Monmouthshire NP15 2BT
    Tel: 01291 690228
    website: http://www.castlewales.com/raglan.html
    • Caerphilly Castle (25 Minutes by car)
    Caerphilly Castle one of the largest Castles in the United Kingdom, built in 1268-1271 by the Anglo-Norman lord, Gilbert de Clare.
    Caerphilly Visitor Centre
    Twyn Square
    Caerphilly CF83 1JL
    Tel: 029 2088 0011
    website: Caerphilly Castle

Rail Link

Ebbw Vale Parkway Station. Just 55 Minutes To Cardiff Central
Just 200 Metres to Ebbw Vale Town Station,

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