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Stylised viaduct in black on arrowTaff Trail

88 km / 55 miles

Cardiff, Merthyr T, Powys, Rhondda CT
The Taff Trail for walkers and cyclists is mostly on converted railway lines also using former canals and forestry tracks. It runs along the Taff valley to Llandaff, Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil. From here the main route circles to the east of the Brecon Beacons via Talybont and Pencelli to Brecon. An alternative route via Neuadd reservoir caters for a circular between Merthyr and Brecon. At Gethin Woodland Park near Merthyr the Trail links with the Coed Morgannwg Way.

Route description available from the official website and Sustans leaflet available from sustrans website below.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Stylised viaduct in black on arrow
Waymark
Stylised viaduct in black on arrow
Attributes
Former Railway; Cycle Route; Canal; Forest/Woodland; Lake/Reservoir/Loch; River
Start
ST192745 -  
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Finish
SO045285 - Brecon, Powys
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet
Taff Trail for Walkers & Cyclists (Merthyr Tydfil TIC - 1995)

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
160161170171
OS Landranger Active
160161170171
OS Explorer
1213151166
OS Explorer Active
1213151166

Walking Support Providers:

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Brecon Lodge Townhouse  (bookable online)
3 Km
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< 1 Km
3 Km
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< 1 Km
3 Km
Self-catering
Ashgrove Court Apartment  (bookable online)
2 Km
3 Km
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The Town House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
4 Km
Hostel Accommodation
1 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Station House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
39 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
76 Km
Camp Site
5 Km
78 Km
Other
5 Km
78 Km
Self-catering
Crab Apple Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
85 Km

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Downloads:

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Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

88.0 Km (54.7 miles)
1,597 m (5,240 ft) ascent
443 m (1,453 ft)  maximum height