Pet friendly, walkers & contractors welcome
We are a pet friendly hotel in a semi- rural area of South Wales just outside of the main town of Blackwood Gwent, the area offers pony trekking, fishing, cycling track and cyclist adventurers. Meals can be provided here to and there is also a very relaxing residents lounge with a log burner, there is also a self catering kitchen for visitors that want to go self catering, we want to make sure we have your pet is covered to so they are provided with a water bowl and blanket for their comfort.
The mattresses are tempur mattress that we provide on our beds this is to ensure that this mattress suits everyone’s needs; there is also a ironing station here and a maid service for washing and drying facilities.
Contractors wishing to use us for long periods will have a discount and we can offer private facilities, for your use and comfort whilst staying with us, in the hotel there are business facilities for visitors to use, we have the free wifi, around the hotel and printer, if private meeting room is required we can assist.
The hotel was where the famous chartist Zephaniah Williams was born and also march from the hotel in 1795 10,000 people marched to Newport to historically mark the chartist rebellion, in this sleepy village of Argoed.
Our closest sea side place is Barry island, by car it is about 50mins, we can also offer a in house service e subject to a extra charge we can take visitors for day trips on request, St Fagans is one of Europe’s leading open-air museums and Wales’s most popular heritage attraction and admission is free!
Open to the public since 1 November 1948, the museum stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle and gardens, a late 16th-century manor house donated to the people of Wales by the Earl of Plymouth.
Since 1948 over forty original buildings from different historical periods have been re-erected in the 100-acre parkland, among them houses, a farm, a school, a chapel and a splendid Workmen’s Institute.
Traditional crafts and activities bring St Fagans alive, in workshops where craftsmen still demonstrate their traditional skills. Their produce is usually on sale. Native breeds of livestock can be seen in the fields and farmyards, and demonstrations of farming tasks take place daily. Visitors gain an insight into the rich heritage and culture of Wales, and the Welsh language can be heard in daily use amongst craftsmen and interpreters.
Throughout the year, St Fagans comes to life - literally - as traditional festivals, music and dance events are celebrated. St Fagans explores all aspects of how people in Wales have lived, worked and spent their leisure time. Like generations of visitors, you will be inspired by its celebration of Welsh traditions and life styles. Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain’s leading mining museums.
With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out. Enjoy a multi-media tour of a modern coal mine with a virtual miner in the Mining Galleries, exhibitions in the Pithead Baths and Historic colliery buildings.
All this AND the world-famous Underground Tour. Go 300 feet underground with a real miner and see what life was like for the thousands of men who worked at the coal face.
An award-winning national museum that still retains many traits of its former role as a coal mine, standing high on the heather-clad moors of Blaenafon, the tunnels and buildings that once echoed to the sound of the miners now enjoy the sound of the footsteps and chatter of visitors from all over the world.
The Museum is set in a unique industrial landscape, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000 in recognition of its international importance to the process of industrialisation through iron and coal production.
Big Pit is also an anchor point on the European Route of Industrial Heritage. The route comprises of 850 sites across 32 countries and is a fantastic way of finding out about the diverse industrial history across the continent.
Big Pit is a living, breathing reminder of the coal industry in Wales and the people and society it created.
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This page was last updated: 21 March 2015