Blaenavon Ironworks

Blaenavon Ironworks
  • Location:Blaenavon
  • Type:Heritage site, Museum

Blaenavon Iron Works, the location of the award winning television series Coal House on the BBC, is the most significant landmark in the Industrial Landscape of Blaenavon. The ironworks, which started production in 1789 is the best preserved blast furnace of its time to survive from the beginning of the industrial revolution. Blaenavon Iron Works is historically significant because the ironworks, during the beginning of the nineteenth century, was one of the most important iron producers in the world. 



  • Disabled Access:Yes
  • Suitable for Educational Visits:Yes
  • Suitable for Groups:Yes

    We are able to accept group bookings with prior planning for over 50 people.

  • Suitable for Families:Yes
Contact Details
Opening Hours
  • MondayClosed (except bank holidays)
  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday10:00 - 17:00 (Apr-Oct) 10:00 - 16:00 (Nov-Mar)
  • Thursday10:00 - 17:00 (Apr-Oct) 10:00 - 16:00 (Nov-Mar)
  • Friday10:00 - 17:00 (Apr-Oct) Closed (Nov-Mar)
  • Saturday10:00 - 17:00 (Apr-Oct) Closed (Nov-Mar)
  • Sunday10:00 - 17:00 (Apr-Oct) Closed (Nov-Mar)
  • OtherLast admission thirty minutes before closing
  • Car park
  • Coach drop off points and coach parking
  • Dogs allowed
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
  • Toilets