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Torfaen Trail

56 km / 35 miles

This 35 mile figure of eight route, with 5,200ft of ascent, takes in the whole of Torfaen, from Cwnbran in the south through Pontypool to Bleanavon in the north. The scenic walk takes in ancient woodlands, forestry, country lanes and open mountain top.


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Challenging; Forest/Woodland; Moorland; Mountain
Start and Finish
SO285007 - Main Leisure Centre, Pontypool, Torfaen
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Torfaen Trail (Torfaen County Borough)


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Route Profile:

59.9 Km (37.2 miles)
1,587 m (5,207 ft) ascent
537 m (1,762 ft)  maximum height