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Named standard discsSirhowy Valley Walk

42 km / 26 miles

Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Newport
A challenging route from the built-up fringes of Newport to the mountain ridges of Mynydd Machen and Mynydd Manmoel. It passes lowland and upland farms, woodlands and riverside parks, many sites of historical interest, including an Iron Age hill fort, an old mill and a canal centre, before finishing near Tredegar. The Walk links with the waymarked Ebbw Valley Walk (16 miles from Wattsville to Ebbw Vale and on OS mapping) near Cwm. The circular waymarked Raven Walk (12 miles and included on OS mapping) uses some of the Sirhowy Valley Walk near Ynysddu.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named standard discs
Waymark
Named standard discs
Attributes
Challenging; Moorland; Mountain; River; Heritage
Start
ST290850 - Tredegar House, Newport
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Finish
SO150106 - Aneurin Bevan Memorial, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook
Walkers' Britain (AA Publishing - 2011)
Booklet
Ebbw Valley Walk (Caerphilly County Borough Council - 1996)

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Downloads:

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Route Profile:

42.5 Km (26.4 miles)
1,418 m (4,652 ft) ascent
457 m (1,499 ft)  maximum height

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