Why not join in with others to explore the Forgotten Landscapes?
If you would like to others to explore the Forgotten Landscapes with the help of an expert guide then we have plenty on offer. Our guided walks are very popular, but we also organise talks, exhibitions and other activities that will help you, your family and friends to understand what makes the Forgotten Landscapes so special.
Heather, Honey and Heritage (part of Valleys Walking Festival)
Monday 16th September, 10.30am – 12noon
Meeting at Keepers Pond with a moderate walk taking in the Cairn on the Blorenge summit. The walk will focus on wildlife particularly bees and their importance, heather moorland, land management and the history of the area. Details
All of our guided walks are led by experienced leaders who are expert in their field – so you’ll be in good hands! However, there are a few things you need to know before joining a walk:
Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Remember that the weather can change quickly in this landscape so please be prepared!
Bring a drink and any food that you require. For longer activities you will need to bring a packed lunch.
Booking is essential. Many of the walks and other activities have a limited number of places.
Please contact the staff at the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre to make a booking on 01495 742333 (unless otherwise stated).
All walks are described as; Easy, Moderate, Energetic or Strenuous. Please read the descriptions below before you decide whether or not a particular guided walk is suitable for you.
Easy – An easy pace, suitable for novice walkers.
Moderate – A steady pace with some ascent involved.
Energetic – Includes some steep ascents.
Strenuous – Longer walks with a number of steep ascents. Requires a good level of fitness.