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Climbing Wall at Garn Lakes
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Walking, cycling and even paragliding
Walking in the World Heritage Site
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Garn Lakes Local Nature Reserve

Garn Lakes Local Nature Reserve
Description:
The Garn Lakes is home to a diversity of birds and wildlife. There is also an amenity lake, where activities such as fishing can be enjoyed.
Location:
Blaenavon
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333
Address:
Garn Road (B4248), Garn-yr-erw

Blaenavon Town Walk

Blaenavon Town Walk
Description:
This circular walk, starting at the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre, takes you around the historic town centre of Blaenavon
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park
Description:
The Blaenavon Industrial Landscape skirts the Brecon Beacons National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty providing both relaxing and exhilarating walks.
Type:
Country Park, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01874 623366
Website:
www.breconbeacons.org

Goytre Wharf to Blaenavon Landscape Circular Walk

Goytre Wharf to Blaenavon Landscape Circular Walk
Description:
This strenuous circular walk takes you from Goytre Wharf, where you can see historic lime kilns and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, back to the Blaenavon World Heritage Site
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Mynydd y Garn Fawr

Mynydd y Garn Fawr
Description:
This heather-clad mountain walk takes you across the landscape between the Foxhunter Memorial and Llanover Road
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Blaenavon Industrial Landscape Walks

Blaenavon Industrial Landscape Walks
Description:
The Blaenavon Industrial Landscape has a number of published walks available, leading people to all parts of the World Heritage Site.
Location:
Blaenavon
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Walking

Walking
Description:
Enjoy a variety of walks in the Blaenavon World Heritage Site, from a quick walk around the Garn Lakes to combining several walks for a whole day of exploration.
Type:
Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

The Keeper's Pond

The Keeper's Pond
Description:
The Keeper's Pond, formerly a 19th century industrial reservoir, is now a local beauty spot ideal for visits during all four seasons.
Location:
Blaenavon
Type:
Country Park, Heritage site, View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333
Address:
Abergavenny Road (B4246)

Carn-y-Gorfydd

Carn-y-Gorfydd
Description:
This circular walk, starting at Carn-y-Gorfydd (Cairn of the Battle), takes you through a Site of Special Scientific Interest with an abundance of wildlife
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Cycling

Cycling
Description:
Discover the countryside of Torfaen by using the Torfaen Leisure Route (National Cycle Network Route 49 and 492). This route provides a totally traffic-free cycling and walking experience
Type:
Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Whistle Stop Tour

Whistle Stop Tour
Description:
This walk takes you through a unique post-industrial landscape, passing through the picturesque Garn Lakes Nature Reserve – created during an extensive land reclamation project in the 1990s
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
Description:
The picturesque Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal illustrates one of industrial Britain's most important forms of transport. Today, the canal is ideal for walking and cycling alongside.
Type:
Canal, Heritage site, Walk/cycle Route
Website:
www.goytrewharf.com

Afon Lwyd Trail

Afon Lwyd Trail
Description:
The Afon Lwyd Trail (National Cycle Route 492) is a traffic free cycling and walking experience linking Blaenavon to Newport.
Type:
Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Coity Tip Trail

Coity Tip Trail
Description:
The Coity Tip Trail is a short walk around an old waste tip, which will teach you more about the wildlife, plants and natural habitats of industrial wasteland.
Location:
Blaenavon
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333

Horse Riding

Horse Riding
Description:
Horse-riders can enjoy various bridleways and riding routes in the Blaenavon World Heritage Site. The Lasgarn Wood Ride and the Torfaen Leisure Route, both provide longer riding routes for horse-riders.
Telephone:
01495 742333

The Iron Mountain Trail

The Iron Mountain Trail
Description:
The Iron Mountain Trail is the most important walk in the Blaenavon Walks Pack. It takes you on a circular journey around all of the significant features that constitute the World Heritage Site.
Location:
Blaenavon
Type:
View point, Walk/cycle Route
Telephone:
01495 742333
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