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Glamorgan Ridgeway Walk

53 km / 33 miles

Bridgend, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Neath Port Talbot, Rhondda Cynon Taff
The Glamorgan Ridgeway Walk is a scenic long distance path in South Wales. It follows public footpaths, bridleways, forest tracks and quiet lanes along the ridge line from Margam Country Park, near Port Talbot, through spectacular upland and valley scenery to Caerphilly Castle. The 33 mile route (53km) along the southern edge of the South Wales Coalfield offers panoramic views of the rugged narrow valleys and the Brecon Beacons to the north, and across the Vale to the Bristol Channel to the south, with Devon and Somerset beyond. The route is waymarked throughout.
This is in part coincident with the former Ogwr Ridgeway Walk.


Path Type
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Challenging; Moorland
SS806862 - Margam Country Park, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
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ST157870 - Caerphilly Castle, Glamorgan
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF
Glamorgan Ridgeway Walk (Caerphilly County Borough Council)
Walking in the South Wales Valleys (Cicerone Press - 2012)


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Route Profile:

52.6 Km (32.7 miles)
1,717 m (5,633 ft) ascent
296 m (971 ft)  maximum height