Explore the rich and varied past of this ancient town, once an important port and market centre.
Other things to do nearby
Nowhere in the world does a landscape shaped by iron making remain on such a complete scale as at the Blaenavon World Heritage site - there's plenty to explore here.
With over 300 hands-on exhibits to explore, live shows and a planetarium, this is one of the most exciting interactive science centres in the country.
From its tragedies to triumphs to the extraordinary lives of ordinary people, Bristol has incredible stories to tell and you'll find plenty of them here. M Shed is a museum all about Bristol.
Learn the thrills and challenges of this exciting sport. Undercover Rock provides everything from indoor taster sessions to major rock climbing adventures.
St Nicholas indoor market is one of the city's best kept secrets. As well as great places to eat, there are loads of independent retailers selling books, clothes, art and music.
A guided tour of some of Bristol's world famous street art, painted by the infamous Banksy. The tour runs all year round so ask at the hostel reception for more details.
The SS Great Britain is dubbed the ship that changed the world! Discover the world's first great luxury liner, right here in Bristol. A treat for nautical lovers of all ages.
Stride out on foot to explore the vibrant city of Bristol. There's loads to see, and you can wander round the city at your leisure taking in the sights.
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the landscape. Whether it's town or countryside you want to explore, you can ride as far as your legs will allow you.
This lovely area is great for water sports, so whatever mode of water transport takes your fancy, take the plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water!
The hostel is right in the middle Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley so there's lots of fantastic walks from the doorstep.
Hop on your bike and explore the Forest of Dean. Try the Royal Forest Route which takes in a sculpture trail, mines dating back to the 1820's and a virtual lagoon of bluebells in spring!
Visit the atmospheric mine workings with nine impressive caverns and winding passageways - great whatever the weather.
Largest Wetland centre in the UK, with new flamingos and amazing other natural birds in a great surrounding.
High wire fun in the forest – climb rope ladders, zip wire through the trees and tackle high wire rope bridges.
Explore this unique and enchanting place, with meandering pathways and fantastic rock formations that inspired JRR Tolkien.