directions by road
Exit at Junction 25A (Grove Park) for Newport/Casnewydd and Cwmbran. Once off the motorway, take the A4042 towards Cwmbran. As you approach Cwmbran, you will start seeing signs for Pontypool. Follow these until Croes-Y-Mwyalch roundabout. Continue following the A4042 towards Abergavenny/Y Fenni until you approach Pontypool, where you will start seeing for Big Pit/Pwll Mawr. Follow these until you are near Blaenavon when you will begin to see brown train signs. These will take you to our main station at Furnace Sidings.
Exit at Junction 26 (Malpas) for A4051 Cwmbran, Newport/Casnewydd and Caerleon. Follow the A4051 until you reach the Woodlands roundabout. Take the exit A4042 towards Abergavenny/Newport, before then taking exit A4042 Abergavenny/Y Fenni at Croes-y-Mwyalch roundabout. Continue following the A4042 towards Abergavenny/Y Fenni until you are near Pontypool, from where you will start seeing signs for Big Pit/Pwll Mawr. Follow these until you approach Blaenavon, when you will begin to see brown train signs. These will take you to our main station at Furnace Sidings.
A465 (Heads of the Valleys Road)
Exit the A465 at Brynmawr and follow signs for Big Pit/Pwll Mawr. These will take you onto the B4248 towards Blaenavon/Blaenafon. Follow these, and as you approach the area you will see tourism signs for Blaenavon Heritage Town/Tref Dreftadaethref Blaenafon. As you enter the village of Garn-yr-Erw, lookout for the brown steam engine sign and our Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway advertising board. Turn off here and follow the access road across the valley to our main station at Furnace Sidings.
Please note that due to the current A465 Gilwern to Brynmawr duelling project, stated directions may be affected by diversions and junction closures. Follow signposted diversions wherever necessary.