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Cardiff and  Monmouthshire, Travel Guide Book

Cardiff and Monmouthshire, Wales
By UK Travel Guides

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Several very distinct regions characterise this part of  South Wales. To the north run the valleys that were once an economic powerhouse based on coal mining and the iron industry. Much of  the land that was once an industrial wasteland has been reclaimed by nature, with the help of  sensitive human intervention, but there are still some monuments to the great industrial age remaining, chiefly at the Big Pit Mine and Blaenavon Ironworks. The regeneration has been aided by the fact that, even when industrial activity was at its most rampant, it was all concentrated on the valley floors, leaving the uplands always wild and beautiful.

To the south, the valleys of  the Wye and Usk offer some truly glorious scenery, as well as the equally breathtaking sight of  Tintern Abbey. An inspiration equally for poets and artists, this abbey was at one time one of&...
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