Blaenau Gwent Holiday Parks
Self Catering Holiday Homes - Caravans, Lodges & Camping in Blaenau Gwent
Blaenau Gwent is a county in south-east Wales on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park covering the Ebbw Fach, Ebbw Fawr and Sirhowy valleys. It is just 45 minutes drive from the coastal capital Cardiff and under 2 hours from London making it easily accessible for weekend breaks or longer. Its an exceptionally pretty area with dense beech forests, rivers and quaint villages including Abertillery, Brynmawr, Ebbw Vale and Tredegar. Given its location, Blaenau Gwent is a very popular tourist area and if you are looking to book a holiday home on a park, advance planning is highly recommended.
The Cwmcarn Forrest is just 14 miles from Blaenau Gwent is a popular day out for all the family for walking, cycling and fishing in the lake. For those keen on trekking, a popular route is the walk all the way to Twmbarlwm hillfort with its panoramic views of the surrounding forest and valleys in the distance.Mountain biking enthusiasts, the Twrch Trail provides 15.5km of paths through the wooded terrain.
Ebbw Fach Valley
The Ebbw Fach Valley was an important industrial centre for the iron and coal industry and includes villages such as Abertillery that has a proud mining heritage, symbolised in The Spires – the gateway sculpture, each of the 6 columns representing a former colliery. These days, the coal mines have vanished and have been replaced with Green Spaces. There are many walking trails that connect the new environmentally friendly areas from the Beaufort Hill Woodlands in the North to Llanhilleth in the south of the county.in the valley
Parc Bryn Bach
Set in 340 acres of idyllic grass and woodland with a stunning 36 acre lake at its heart, Parc Bryn Bach in Tredegar is the perfect setting for a range of activities for visitors of all ages and abilities. The list of things to do is long but includes rock climbing, archery, caving, canoeing, white water rafting and winter hill walking in the snow using touring skis - great fun.