Blaenau Gwent

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*Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Overview

'Blaenau Gwent is enriched with heritage, with every town and village having many stories to tell of their past. There are a number of trails available covering the width and breadth of the Borough, incorporating local history, places of interest and local facts. The trails are not only of great interest to history enthusiasts but also to tourists and local people who take pleasure in knowing their background and the place they reside.'

*North Gwent Ramblers
Overview

'We are a local walking group that are members of the Ramblers' Association. We have a varied walks programme that includes Leisurely/Easy - not difficult, shorter walks, ideal for beginners, through to Strenuous - more challenging walks, for the experienced walker.'

Aneurin Bevan Heritage Trail
Overview

'A walk and car trail in the Tredegar area - birthplace of the famous politician Aneurin (Nye) Bevan (1897-1960); Labour Member of Parliament for Ebbw Vale (1929-1960).'

Blaenau Gwent Rights of Way
Overview

'There are over 300 kilometres of Public Rights of Way in Blaenau Gwent, linking towns and villages to the diverse countryside and landscape of the county. The County Council is responsible for the management of this access network, which consists of 300 kilometres of Public Rights of Ways. There are also a number of promoted routes ranging from Community walks to regional trails.'

Description from

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Ebbw Fach Trail
Distance (miles)9
Overview

'Links together fourteen community Green Spaces that offer a variety of amenities from Beaufort Hill Woodlands in the North to Llanhilleth in the south.'

Homfray Trail
Distance (miles)6
Overview

One of a series of walks 'In the Footsteps of the Iron-makers'.

Sirhowy Valley Walk
Distance (miles)27
Overview

'A challenging 27-mile linear way-marked walk from Newport to Tredegar with spectacular views of the Sirhowy Valley.'

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