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Stay in Cordell Country

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There is so much to do in Cordell Country that a day trip can easily turn into a long weekend - and to help you have a relaxing as well as an inspiring break, there are a range of accommodation providers to suit all needs. Take a look at the places to stay option as you explore the routes, or else look at the places to stay section.

Literature Competition 2009

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Alexander Cordell’s international best seller – Rape of the Fair Country – the annual Alexander Cordell Literature Competition asked writers to create a travel story to inspire people to visit this special part of Wales - a story about people and places celebrating history and culture.

© Kim Colebrook

The winning short story, "A Ramble through Cordell Country" told the story of a granddad and grandson exploring the area around Blaenavon, and the award was presented to author Patricia Davies at the Cordell Festival in Blaenavon Ironworks by Roy Noble, a fan of Cordells work.

Here is your opportunity to read the winning entries:

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