Gwent Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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Gwent Things to Do

  • Tractor Patrol

    Tractor rides in a covered wagon - not quite a Surrey with a fringe on top! - will take you on an interesting short excursion through the farms woodlands and meadows. These are not charged extra but included in the admission charge.Picture 3.Our older grandchildren actually got to sit on the tractor in 2000.

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  • Meet the Dragon

    The Big Friendly fiery-eyed Dragon that spurts water instead of fire is a great attraction for children. This steel Dragon was originally created for the Ebbw Vale - home of Welsh Steel - Flower Festival in 1992 . The British Flower Festivals were a political attempt to kick start the regeneration of all those British towns and Welsh Valleys...

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  • Meeting the Dragon pre H & S

    When we took our eldest 3 grandchildren to the Farm about 8 years ago and they stripped off and waited for the dragons eyes to close and flash, then waited for him to spurt water ( never fire!) all over them. They had such a lot of fun!In the meantime Health and Safety Regs. have moved on and enthralled children now have to stand behind a rail that...

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  • Visit the adventure playground

    We arrived quite late at the playground so had it all to ourselves. The animals were forgotten as the children ran from one activirty to the next with boundless energy and fearless confidence.The park is in an attractive setting in a quiet area of the farm and the views from the high spots really lovely.Our final point of call was the Hay Barn...

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  • Around the Farm to see the horses

    Our grandaughter loves horses and is quite a competent rider so her favourite was the big horse - a crossbred Clydesdale, she thought. She would loved to have been able to take one of the Shetland foals home though.

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  • Down on the Farm

    It was thanks to local people who campaigned against the sale of this old farm for development that local residents and visitors to the area can visit Green Meadow Community Farm.It is an ideal attraction for family outings with things to interest all ages. Over the years we have taken all our grandchildren - the youngest 3 just a week ago. We set...

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  • early morning

    Little Skirrid Mountain early morning sun coming though the spruce trees it was a magic light, i only had a camera phone with me.

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  • Tintern Abbey

    Tintern Abbey (Abaty Tyndyrn) is a magnificent monastery ruin at the Welsh Wye valley, close to the village of Tintern. The abbey has been founded by Walter de Clare at May 9th 1131 and the Cisterican monks that came to live and work here were sent from l'Aumône, France. The community grew fast and already in 1139 a subsidiary monastery had been...

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  • Raglan Castle

    Late medieval (1435) building and known as one of the last "true" castles. Raglan was built by Sir William ap Thomas, who gained fame fighting at the battle of Agincourt alongside Henry V. It is assumed that prior to the castle a simple motte-and-bailey fortification had existed on this site (around 1070). Designed as a military stronghold,...

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