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Taith Torfaen Anytime Challenge

82 km / 51 miles

Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Torfaen
The Taith Torfaen consists of two 25 miles loops, both from Pontypool, forming a figure-of-eight which can be completed as one or two walks. The northern loop goes through the Brecon Beacons National Park to reach the Blorenge Mountain with extensive views over Abergavenny and returns via Coity Mountain. The southern loop goes via Twmbarlwm and Mynydd Machen with panoramic views across the Bristol Channel. It returns via the Islwyn and Torfaen Hills.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Very Challenging; Moorland
Start and Finish
SO285007 - Pontypool Leisure Centre, Torfaen
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Taith Torfaen (Gerry Jackson)
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Little Hare Barns  (bookable online)
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22 Km
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Route Profile:

83.1 Km (51.6 miles)
3,468 m (11,378 ft) ascent
549 m (1,801 ft)  maximum height