World Heritage Site

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World Heritage Site

Use this section to discover, in greater detail, the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site. 

  • Learn about World Heritage Status and how and why Blaenavon received the prestigious award in 2000 
  • Delve deeper into the history of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape and discover more about the people and the events who shaped the fortunes of the historic site 
  • Find out more about modern Blaenavon. Read about the exciting programme of economic and environmental regeneration, which has transformed the town in recent years 
  • Discover more about the plans for the future, including the Forgotten Landscapes project that aims to bring greater interpretation and conservation to the area in the coming years