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Day 1 Roscoff-Tregastel by Hugh Mackay

Local routesPost

car 2mi Sat 8 Jun
St Mellons to Tredegar Sports ground 6mi Sat 1 Jun
Pontprennau 5mi Fri 31 May
cardiff bay 2mi Mon 29 Apr
Little Lisvane loop 5mi Sun 28 Apr
capt wife 3mi 18 Dec 2023
work taff trail 4mi 13 Nov 2023
taff trailto work 4mi 13 Nov 2023
work 4mi 11 Nov 2023
Jiu Jitsu 4mi 21 Sep 2023

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Cardiff: Wales’ first Cycling City?

2 Feb 2015

Cardiff cyclists have launched an ambitious bid to create Wales’ first Cycle City – and “the best cycling city in the UK”. In a manifesto unveiled this week, they call…

Wales fills the gaps with £5m bike route spend

13 May 2014

The Welsh Government has announced over £5m of spending on new cycle paths – including several crucial gaps in popular routes. The paths include the North Wales coast route, where…

Residents campaign for Cardiff bridge

13 May 2014

Llandaff residents have launched a campaign to build a new bridge for walkers and cyclists across the River Taff. The proposed Llandaff Bridge would bypass Bridge Road, which they say…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Cardiff:

Caerphilly Castle · 19mi round-trip
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Clevedon Court · 59mi one-way
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Brean Down · 82mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Cardiff

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Cardiff:

To Cardiff / Caerdydd, Pontypridd, Abercynon, Merthyr Tydfil, Brecon, Talgarth, Builth Wells, Machynlleth, Dolgellau, Barmouth, Porthmadog, Criccieth/Cricieth, Caernarfon, Bangor, Menai Bridge and Holyhead.

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Cardiff

What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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