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Welcome to Ty Ebbw Fach located in Six Bells. Named after the river running past, We have a Heritage Centre full of stories from Six Bells and it’s the place to find out all about the stunning Guardian Miners Memorial which is only a short walk...more
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Chapel Road | Chapel Road, Six Bells, Blaenau Gwent, Abertillery NP13 2ND, Wales
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The Guardian Statue at Six Bells is a poignant reminder of the cost of extracting coal from our valleys.
It doesn't stand atop the hillside like the Angel of the North, but you have to search for it, cradled in the steep sided valley that...More
The statue is such a site to behold unfortunately they are now building on the site so you can not get up close at the moment.More
Thank paul p
SixBells R, Volunteer at Guardian - Six Bells Mining Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
I'm sor sorry you could net get right up to Guardian when you visited.
The local Authority who are building the school, have assured us that they will maintain access to Guardian.
If you let me know when and where your path was...More
I was born in the area where I had clear view of the pit .So this monument stands clear and its a remainder of the men that worked &lost their lives. The walk up to it has been ruined by the building work going on....More
I have been wanting to visit this site for such a long time and today I did. You can park your Car for free at the bottom. Right opposite Ty Ebbw Fach Cafe In the Car Park. From the Car Park walk up the Path...More
Happy and sad place to go. Sad because so many people died but a great memorial to the miners. A lovely place for a good walk with a lake and river nearby. A place I have wanted to go to for a long time.
Visited the monument to pay respect to my uncle who was one of the men who lost their lives, and to all those affected. Unfortunately the building work for the school at the base below, had started the week before so it was quite sad...More