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Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Meetings and functions 
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre Interior
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Meetings and functions
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Meetings and functions
World Heritage Centre (c) Visit Wales

Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

The Blaenavon World Heritage Visitor Centre, situated in a former school built by the Ironmasters in the early 19th Century, was opened to the public in March 2008. Visitors to the Centre can enjoy films, interactive screens and exhibitions which explain the story of the people of Blaenavon, who transformed a mountain landscape through iron-making and coalmining during the Industrial Revolution.

Housed in two Grade II* Listed buildings, joined by a contemporary glass and steel link building, the Centre has excellent meeting and conference facilities, which would also be suitable for training sessions. The Centre has been finished to a very high standard, recently receiving an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects.

With spectacular views over the Coity Mountain and the Blaenavon World Heritage Site, this historic venue, with a modern twist, offers an alternative choice to traditional business locations.  

Contact Details

Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Church Road
Blaenavon
Torfaen
NP4 9AS

Telephone - (01495) 742333
E-mail - blaenavon.tic@torfaen.gov.uk  

Facilities Include

  • Located in the Blaenavon World Heritage Site 
  • Disabled access 
  • Coach parking 
  • Café 
  • Conference facilities 
  • Large meeting room 
  • Digital projector & PowerPoint facilities 
  • Wireless internet access 
  • Loop systems for hearing aid users 
  • Landscaped grounds 
  • Tourist Information Centre