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Blackwood (Welsh: Coed Duon) is a town, community and electoral ward on the Sirhowy River in the South Wales Valleys administered as part of Caerphilly County Borough. It is the home town of influential rock band Manic Street Preachers. When you visit Blackwood, Caerphilly, Walkfo brings Blackwood, Caerphilly places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Blackwood, Caerphilly Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Blackwood, Caerphilly

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Blackwood, Caerphilly history

Blackwood was founded in the early 19th century by local colliery owner John Hodder Moggridge. Deplorable working conditions at the time of the Industrial Revolution led to Blackwood becoming a centre of Chartist organisation in the 1830s. In 1912 the Titanic’s distress signals were picked up by amateur wireless enthusiast Artie Moore.

Blackwood, Caerphilly landmarks

The Chartist Bridge

The Arup designed Chartist Bridge links the East and West sides of the Sirhowy Valley. It is a cable-stayed bridge 230m long supported 30m above the valley floor by a 90m A frame pylon. Difficulties with mining-related subsidence during construction led the design team to allow the bridge to breathe if settlement does occur.

Miners Institute

Blackwood Miners Institute is described by Caerphilly County Borough Council as the “Heart of the Community” from its inception in 1925 as Snooker Hall to its current Multi Entertainment Venue it sits at the heart of the town’s event programme and is known locally as “The ‘stute”

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Visit Blackwood, Caerphilly PlacesYou can visit Blackwood, Caerphilly places with Walkfo Blackwood, Caerphilly to hear history at Blackwood, Caerphilly’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Blackwood, Caerphilly has 42 places to visit in our interactive Blackwood, Caerphilly map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Blackwood, Caerphilly, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Blackwood, Caerphilly places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Blackwood, Caerphilly & the surrounding areas.

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Best Blackwood, Caerphilly places to visit

Blackwood, Caerphilly has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Blackwood, Caerphilly’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Blackwood, Caerphilly’s information audio spots:

Blackwood, Caerphilly photo Pontllanfraith
Pontllanfraith is a large village and community located in the Sirhowy Valley in Caerphilly county borough, Wales. The population of the community at the 2011 census was 8,552. The village includes the communities of Penllwyn, Springfield, Woodfieldside and The Bryn.
Blackwood, Caerphilly photo Caerphilly County Borough
Caerphilly County Borough (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Caerffili) is a principal area with county borough status in the preserved county of Gwent, Wales. Its main and largest town is Caerphill, with Bedwas, Risca, Ystrad Mynach, Newbridge, Blackwood, New Tredegar and Rhymney.
Blackwood, Caerphilly photo Oakdale Hospital
Oakdale Hospital was a community hospital in Oakdale, Caerphilly, Wales. It was managed by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.
Blackwood, Caerphilly photo Aberbargoed Buds F.C.
Aberbargoed Buds Football Club is a football club in Wales. The team play in the Ardal Leagues South East, tier 3 of the Welsh football pyramid.
Blackwood, Caerphilly photo Treowen Stars F.C.
Treowen Stars F.C. are a Welsh football club. They play in the Ardal Leagues South East, tier 3 of the Welsh football pyramid.

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Blackwood, Caerphilly has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Blackwood, Caerphilly plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Blackwood, Caerphilly using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Blackwood, Caerphilly plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.