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Cordell Museum

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If you want to really understand how Alexander Cordell worked, then a visit to the Cordell Museum in Blaenavon is a MUST! Here you can see Cordell's desk and typewriter, as well as many other items that used to surround him in his office, and also examples of the manuscripts that he created.

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Places to Visit

As well as the sites that inspired Cordell, there are many other historic and interesting places to explore throughout Cordell Country. Use the search function to discover ideas near your planned destination, or pick out the places to visit along one of the Cordell Tours.

Ynysfach Engine House

  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone: 01685 727474

Type of place: Place to visit

A fascinating reminder of the areas industrial past.

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Dare Valley Country Park

  • Aberdare
  • Phone: 01685 874672

Type of place: Place to visit

Welome to Dare Valley Country Park …and welcome to 500 acres of countryside, walks, trails and family fun all within a mile of Aberdare.

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Bedwellty House and Park

  • Tredegar
  • Phone: 01495 355937

Type of place: Place to visit

An impressive Ironmasters home and park.

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Keeper's Pond

  • Blaenavon
  • Phone: 01495 742333

Type of place: Place to visit

A fantastic view point in the World Heritage Site.

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Whitehall Golf Club

  • Nelson
  • Phone: 01443 740245

Type of place: Activity

A 9 hole course with great views.

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Cynon Valley Museum and Gallery

  • Aberdare
  • Phone: 01685 886729

Type of place: Place to visit

Take a modern view of the history of the Cynon Valley.

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Morlais Castle Golf Club

  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone: 01685 722822

Type of place: Activity

Morlais Castle Golf Club a challenging course for both high and low handicapped golfers.

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Blaenavon Ironworks

  • Blaenavon
  • Phone: 01495 792615

Type of place: Place to visit

The most complete 18th century ironworks in the UK.

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Axis Paragliding

  • Abergavenny
  • Phone: 01873 850111

Type of place: Activity

The adventurous way to see Cordell Country.

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Pit Disasters at Senghenydd Exhibition

  • Senghenydd
  • Phone: 02920 830444

Type of place: Place to visit

An exhibition that gives a full insight into the impact of mine disasters on this community.

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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.

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