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Blaenau Gwent

Disabled Access, Wheelchair walks, Easy Access, Access for All, Mobility, Walks on Wheels, Miles without Stiles - whatever the term the following is all about accessibility to the countryside and green spaces of Blaenau Gwent

Walks Greenspaces and Countryside

Bedwellty House and Park - The house is fully accessible. There is an induction loop in the reception area. Disabled toilets are available. The park is a historic park and some visitors may find the historic paths somewhat steep. Interpretation panels in the park include Braille. 

Parc Bryn Bach (Tredegar) - The lake has a tarmac pathway of approximately 1.3 Miles. This gives access to walkers, cyclists, people with wheelchairs, prams and pushchairs. The Visitor Centre has been the subject of a number of facilities upgrades, in order to achieve compliance with the requisite legislation and codes of practice - see also this site - Specialist access cycles available for hire. see also this site

Country Parks

 

Nature Reserves

Gwent Wildlife Trust Reserves - (ACE is sorry to say the the PDF guide which included details of access and maps of reserves has been removed - we have asked for access info to be added to the site Sept 15)

 

Other Useful Links

Age Friendly Gwent - offers free and confidential advice to Carers.

Abertillery and District Museum - Abertillery has a wide range of artefacts from prehistoric times up to the present day, however they have a particularly well-stocked collection of mining artefacts. Full disabled access from Market Street.

Blaenau Gwent Care and Share - This parent-led group provides support to families of disabled children. The group has access to a holiday caravan.

Disability Sport Wales - Blaenau Gwent - Throughout Blaenau Gwent there is a wide range of activities for people with disabilities to participate in such as swimming, football and athletics sessions for all and multi sports clubs.

Fishing Venues With Disabled Access in Blaenau Gwent

Gwent Valleys Sports Club for the Disabled - Our activities include : Discus, Athletics, Javelin, Petanque and Petanque. We are located in Willow Town near Ebbw Vale, Open to both males and females Open to all ages