Greenmeadow Community Farm
Greenmeadow Community Farm has been a working farm for over 250 years. Set in over 120 acres, it has a wide range of pedigree and rare animals which you can meet up close. Nestled in the heart of Cwmbran, this is a community farm in every sense of the word, working closely with and serving the local community and welcoming visitors from far and wide. The cosy farmhouse café offers a selection of homemade specials. Milking demonstrations held daily, tractor and trailer rides, a farm trail and lots more.
Facilities – at a glance
Assist dogs allowed
Suitable for all child ages
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Facilities: Tractor & trailer rides for wheelchair users
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Open Feb-23 Dec, daily 10-5 (last admission 4). Closed 24 Dec-Jan
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About the area
Like much of this part of south Wales, the county borough of Torfaen has a heavily industrialised past. Its administrative centre, Pontypool, has links to the iron industry dating back to the 15th century. In this region of abandoned mines and long-closed iron and steel works, however, Torfaen boasts the standout example – the Blaenavon UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The town of Blaenavon grew up around an ironworks, opened in 1788, part of which is now a museum. The steel-making and coal-mining industries followed. The ironworks closed in 1900 and the coalmine in 1980, since then it has become a significant tourist attraction. The ironworks is the best preserved blast furnace complex of its period and one of the most important monuments to have survived from the early part of the Industrial Revolution. During its heyday in the early 19th century, it was one of the biggest producers of iron in the world. Today you can view the extensive remains of the blast furnaces, the cast houses and the impressively restored water balance tower.
The town also has a heritage steam railway, formerly used to run coal up and down the valley, which is now run by volunteers.
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