The Tredegar Trails – About the Walks

The Tredegar Trails are a series of six interactive audio trails in and around the Historic Town of Tredegar.

How do the Trails work?
1) First collect your map(s). These are available free of charge from a number of locations around the town. The current list is below. Alternatively they can be accessed direct from the website here.

Tredegar Workman’s Medical Aid Heritage Centre

(No. 10 – The Circle, Tredegar, NP22 3PS )
Tredegar Trails Map Booklets
QR History Hunt ( Child friendly maps)

Tredegar Museum ( Located inside Tredegar Library)
(10 Iron Street, Tredegar. NP22 3RJ)
Tredegar Trails Map Booklets

Bedwellty House & Park
(Morgan Street, Tredegar. NP22 3XN
Tredegar Trails Map Booklets

2) You will need a smartphone or smart device and access to the wi-fi signal. Android devices will need to download a QR reader. (These are free ‘apps’ that can be found in the app store.) iPhone users can use the camera app on their phone.

3) Using the maps provided, carefully walk to the locations. Hunt for the QR code located nearby. It will look like one of these:

Tredegar Trail 1 Track 1Tredegar Trail 2 Track 1Tredegar Trail 3 Track 1
Tredegar Trail 4 Track 1Tredegar Trail 5 Track 1Tredegar Trails Track 6

4) Scan the code to access the audio recording.

5)Work your way around all the locations on the trail to discover the rich history of Tredegar!

Choose one of the trails below to discover more about the trail, and to access the resources for that walk:

Trail 1 – Bedwellty Park
Discover the Secrets of this historic park in this leisurely walk in the grounds of the Grade II listed: Bedwellty House.

Trail 2 – Around the Town
Learn the history of this fascinating town that surrounds us in the heart of Tredegar.

Trail 3 – Silver Statues
Follow in the footsteps of Chartists, miners & more as you discover the silver statues of the people who shaped Tredegar into the town it is today.

Trail 4 – Bevan’s Tredegar
Discover the history of Tredegar’s most famous resident: Aneurin Bevan & the legacy he left behind that created a National Health Service for everyone.

Trail 5 – Industry & Beyond Part 1
From mines to vanishing villages, it’s all in this trail that looks at the impact of industry upon Tredegar and the areas to the South of this industrial town.

Trail 6 – Industry & Beyond Part 2
This trail looks at the heavy industry that came into Tredegar from the North. Experience the spectacular views and walks along disused tram roads, railways and quarries around Tredegar and beyond.