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NCN 477 5mi Sat 6 Jun
Pontsticill railway 2mi 16 Aug 2015

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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…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Caerphilly Castle · 40mi round-trip
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Blaenavon Ironworks · 16mi one-way
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Tretower Castle and Court · 41mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Merthyr Tydfil

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

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

To Port Talbot, Tredegar, Ebbw Vale / Glyn Ebwy, Abergavenny / y Fenni and Hereford.

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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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