Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Torfaen
Category: Scenic Railroads
Blaenavon's Heritage Railway is set in the heart of a World Heritage Site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales....
Blaenavon's Heritage Railway is set in the heart of a World Heritage Site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales. There is ample free car and coach parking at Furnace Sidings, by Garn Lakes, our main Station. From here our trains head north to the Whistle Inn, south to Blaenavon High Level Station (which is only a short walk from Blaenavon town centre) as well as to Big Pit Halt, which is adjacent to the Big Pit Mining Museum.Whether you're looking for a family day out or you are a devoted railway enthusiast, we have something for you. With free car parking at Furnace sidings, why not combine a visit to Big Pit with a ride on the train, using our new halt at Big Pit.Enjoy a snack in the tea room at Furnace Sidings or shop in Eric's Emporium, an outpost of The Railway Shop in Blaenavon which stocks a selection of railway models, gifts and souvenirs. Many trains also have a buffet service offering light refreshments.Trains leave Furnace Sidings every half hour with the four mile round trip taking around 50 minutes.You only pay once to ride all day!