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Welsh Tourism Alliance wowed by Risca’s natural beauty.


Islwyn MP Chris Evans has been sharing the stunning landscapes of Risca and Crosskeys with the Welsh Tourism Alliance.

 Mr Evans hosted the WTA Chairman Andrew Campbell and their Policy Adviser Adrian Greason-Walker on a tour of Islwyn.

The trip highlighted some of the unique attractions in the area. The group met Peter Heathcote the chair of the Icelandic Horse Society of Great Britian and visited the new development of Eco Pods at Ebbw View Eco Stays.

Chris Evans MP said ‘Wherever I go I am always keen to share the secret of the South Wales Valleys. I feel the area has real potential to become a destination for tourists who want to spend time in the outdoors’

‘Our luscious green valleys deserve more recognition and I am grateful I was able to share them with the WTA’