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Yellow/black named discs with hills motifTaff Ely Ridgeway Walk / Ffordd y Bryniau

34 km / 21 miles

Caerphilly, Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taff
The Walk is a mixture of footpaths, bridleways and lanes following the line of hills running from Mynydd Maendy in the west, to Caerphilly Common in the east. The route passes through forests taking in ancient hill forts. There are links with the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk at Caerphilly Common, the Taff Trail near to Taffs Well and the waymarked Ogwr Ridgeway Walk (13 miles and on OS mapping) at the start, which joins the Coed Morgannwg Way.

See also Capital Walk - Cardiff.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Yellow/black named discs with hills motif
Yellow/black named discs with hills motif
Challenging; Forest/Woodland; Moorland; Heritage
Start and Finish
SS977861 - Mynydd Maendy, Rhondda Cynon Taff
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Ogwr Ridgeway Walk / Taith Fford Las Ogwr (Bridgend County Borough Council - 2013)


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Route Profile:

27.4 Km (17.0 miles)
926 m (3,038 ft) ascent
296 m (971 ft)  maximum height